ASSISTANT ENGINEER CIVIL
Under direction, performs routine civil engineering work involved
in the design, construction, inspection, and maintenance of
structures and facilities such as roads, bridges, dams,
powerplants, water supply, sewage and waste disposal systems,
or similar facilities; does other related work.
NOTE: The definition and examples of work for this title are for
illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this
title may not perform all duties listed in this job
specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may
not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Assists in preparation and review of plans and drawings.
Assists in preparation of as-built plans and other reports.
Assembles and compiles field notes.
Conducts office and field surveys, inspections, investigations,
and tests involved with civil engineering projects.
Assists in the preparation of cost estimates of material.
Prepares requisitions for equipment, materials, and supplies.
Prepares reports containing findings, conclusions, and
Performs complex mathematical calculations involving trigonometry
May oversee field survey parties.
Prepares engineering specifications.
Assists in the design of civil engineering projects.
Performs detail drafting work.
Maintains engineering and related records and files.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and computerized information systems used
by the agency, office, or related units.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering.
NOTE: Possession of a Professional engineer's license or an
engineer-in-training certificate issued by the New Jersey State
Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors may be
substituted for the above educational requirement.
One (1) year of experience in civil engineering.
Appointees will be required to possess a drivers license
valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather
than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential
duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of principles of civil engineering.
Knowledge of procedures used to plan and design civil engineering
projects such as roadways, walks, and drainage projects.
Knowledge of engineering mathematics.
Knowledge of the methods and techniques used to prepare
Knowledge of techniques used to draft and prepare maps and
Ability to prepare engineering plans and drawings.
Ability to inspect construction projects for conformance with
designs, plans, and specifications.
Ability to oversee field survey parties.
Ability to inspect and investigate work under construction.
Ability to apply basic civil engineering principals and
techniques to the preparation of plans, designs, charts, maps,
specifications, and estimates.
Ability to prepare clear, technically sound, and informative
engineering reports containing findings, conclusions, and
Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office,
or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in
English sufficiently to perform duties of this position. American
Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable
forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without
reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be
made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.