Associate Civil/Traffic Engineer

City of Modesto
US - California - Modesto
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  • Post Date: Aug 09, 2018
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Salary: $85,965 - $104,498

Job Description

The Associate Civil/Traffic Engineer performs professional engineering work in the investigation, planning, design, construction, and maintenance and operations of a variety of public works facilities, systems, and projects as well as residential, commercial, industrial and multi-family building and development projects.
Essential Functions:

Prepare and review plans and specifications for design, construction, and maintenance/operation of a variety of public works facilities and projects, including water and wastewater utility, street, storm drain, storm water management and traffic systems as well as residential, commercial and industrial development projects; ensure conformance with City standards and practices.
Research project design requirements and perform calculations; conduct plan checks to ensure compliance with City and various environmental regulatory standards; prepare time and material cost estimates.
Participate in and prepare engineering studies and reports; coordinate public works and development related activities with other City departments, divisions, and sections, outside agencies, citizens, consultants and developers; provide staff support to City boards, commissions and committees, as assigned.
Research and revise City standards as required.
Prepare Requests for Qualifications and Requests for Proposals; assist in the selection of consultants; manage consultant contracts; review consultants' work and provide technical guidance.
Manage a variety of projects simultaneously, from conception through construction, which involves developing project schedules, monitoring project progress and budget, obtaining necessary permits, preparing and maintaining project files, monitoring quality of projects, and ensuring deadlines are met.
Research and issue Will Serve letters to allow or deny connection to City's water and sewer systems.
Prepare profiles and cross sections, compute stresses and strains; makes foundation studies and lay out water mains, sewers, wastewater facilities and drainage systems.
Review the work of field survey parties in the preparation of plans, maps, charts, and diagrams.
Review routine field and laboratory tests of construction materials; write related memoranda and reports.
Perform engineering design using various computer applications and draw plans on CAD systems.
Perform complex engineering calculations and field inspections.
Delegate routine research, design and drafting tasks to technical staff; review completed work and assist in identifying solutions for routine problems; research publications and industry information sources as needed.
Receive and review public requests for traffic control device changes; collect and analyze data to evaluate request and prepare recommendations; perform intersection traffic control analysis to determine need for traffic control measures.
Conduct site investigations; develop design plans, specifications and cost estimates for traffic engineering projects


Four years of responsible experience equivalent to Assistant Engineer with the City of Modesto.
Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.
License or Certificate:


Possession of a valid certificate as Engineer-in-Training issued by the State of California Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.
Additional Requirement for Associate Civil/Traffic Engineer: Certificate of Registration as a professional civil or traffic engineer in the State of California.

Must apply through the City website at

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