Engineering Associate

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Tampa, FL

Hillsborough County

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$51,833.60 - $83,428.80/Annually

Overview: <strong>Ideal Candidate Profile</strong><br /> <div> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree with a major in engineering</li> <li>Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)</li> <li>Certified Floodplain Manager</li> <li>Experienced in all aspects of Civil Site Design, Permitting and Construction Practices&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of Stormwater Management System Design and Modeling</li> <li>Working knowledge of Floodplain Management Regulations</li> </ul> </div> <strong>Job Overview</strong><br /><br />This position performs paraprofessional engineering related work involving the investigation, evaluation, assessment, asset management, planning, writing reports, coordinating work, or inspection of public infrastructure and systems. This position works under the supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer. Project management responsibility involves infrastructure projects.<br /> <p><strong><u>What's in it for you!</u></strong></p> <p><strong><u>Benefits:</u></strong> We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.</p> <p><strong><u>Health Plan:</u></strong> The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment.</p> <p><strong><u>Dental Insurance:</u></strong> Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.</p> <p><strong><u>Vision Care:</u></strong> Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.</p> <p><strong><u>Employee Assistance Program:</u></strong> This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.</p> <p><strong><u>Tuition Reimbursement:</u></strong> Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.</p> <p><strong><u>Holidays:</u></strong> Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.</p> <p><strong><u>Veteran&rsquo;s Preference:</u></strong> Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.</p>
Responsibilities: <p>Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below:</p> <ul> <li>Applies broad knowledge of principles and practices to the planning, design support, construction, assessment, asset management, and maintenance of multiple municipal projects, or portions of major projects; resolves conflicts and ensures compliance with permits and regulations; prepares and monitors scopes, budgets, and schedules to ensure timely completion of projects&nbsp;</li> <li>Provides engineering support in the design of complete projects, systems, components of processes, including project documents.&nbsp;</li> <li>Drafts or revises plans and drawings utilizing computer-aided design tools.&nbsp;</li> <li>Plans, researches, and conducts environmental and mapping surveys; performs cost analysis and feasibility studies&nbsp;</li> <li>Prepares contract drafts; evaluates contractor proposals and assists with review of proposals for professional engineering services.&nbsp;</li> <li>Conducts reviews of permit applications.&nbsp;</li> <li>Analyzes and interprets data; formulates and solves problems; makes recommendations based on findings&nbsp;</li> <li>Attends project meetings and presents specific aspects of engineering assignments, such as whether assigned projects are on schedule and established within budget&nbsp;</li> <li>May assign tasks to, direct, and mentor lower level Engineering Associates and Engineering Technicians.&nbsp;</li> <li>Other duties as assigned.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <strong>Work Category</strong><br /> <ul> <li><strong>Light work</strong>&nbsp;- Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.&nbsp; If the use of arm and/or leg control requires exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <strong>Minimum Qualifications</strong><br /> <ul> <li>A Bachelor&rsquo;s degree from an accredited college or university with major in Engineering Bachelor&rsquo;s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in an Engineering-related field; and&nbsp;Ten years of experience in the planning, assessment, design, construction, inspection of public infrastructure projects, or modeling of water, wastewater, storm water or traffic systems.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <strong>OR</strong>&nbsp;<br /> <ul> <li>An equivalent combination of relevant education (not less than possession of a High School diploma/GED), training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted above.</li> </ul> <strong>Job Specifications</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Knowledge of engineering principles and practices for assigned functional area.&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of engineering design criteria, standards, and applicable permit requirements.&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of construction standards, methods, materials, and inspection techniques.&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of field testing, sampling, and investigative techniques and procedures.&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, regulations and policies.&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of testing and monitoring devices and techniques.&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of environmental regulations and requirements.&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of health and safety standards and procedures.&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of project management theory, techniques, and tools.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to manage, train, schedule, assign, monitor, review, and evaluate assigned staff.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to organize, analyze, interpret, and evaluate engineering problems and provide practical, cost effective solutions.</li> </ul> <strong>Physical Requirements</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Work is performed in the office and construction sites&nbsp;</li> <li>Requires frequent standing, sitting, walking, and stooping.</li> </ul>