Under general supervision, assists with project plans and specifications for City’s transportation planning projects. Incumbents in this class may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
Assists with project plans and specifications for City capital improvement projects by ensuring contractor and staff compliance with engineering practices and principles;
Researches project design requirements; prepares project scheduling and time and material costs;
Performs complex calculations for design specification, reviews and submits project plans and conduct field inspections;
Monitors contractor and staff compliance with project plans and specifications.
Monitors and verifies work material delivery, proper equipment and labor usage and work site availability;
Assists in resolving conflicts and interfaces with citizens and contractors at all phases of construction;
Collects information for creating documents, preparing plans and specifications, substantiating support for dispute resolution and status reports;
Prepares and finalizes office memorandums, letters and status reports; maintains files and records
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Engineering or closely related field, AND three (3) years progressively responsible experience planning and designing specifications for engineering projects OR possess an Engineer-in-Training Certification from the State of California. Must possess at the time of application and maintain a valid California Driver’s License.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
Knowledgeable of engineering practices and principles, complex mathematical and engineering formulas and material testing practices, capital improvement project planning and designing techniques, and of occupational hazards and safety precautions;
Skilled in planning and designing specifications for engineering projects, providing and following oral and written instructions in English, and establishing and maintaining productive working relationships;
Ability to perform and train other employees on essential duties, and to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of staff and public;
Proficient in operating a personal computer hardware, electronic devices and various industry related software packages.
Additional Salary Information: 5% negotiated salary increase scheduled for October 2018
About City of Inglewood
As a gateway to major commercial centers of the United States and internationally, Inglewood is in a unique position on the shore of the Pacific Rim. The Los Angeles International Airport is directly accessible by Inglewood's Century Boulevard – one of the City's busiest commercial corridors. Proximity to the airport, the Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors, and four major freeways facilitate both domestic and international trade.