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Visalia,  CA 93292
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The Associate Engineer works under supervision of a more senior engineer or Project Engineer, and in cooperation with the project team. This person may also assist with project management components of projects, including aspects of budgeting, scheduling, directing subordinates, and prioritizing multiple projects and deadlines. The Associate Engineer will sometimes also work with clients, consultants, and contractors during the course of specific projects. The Associate Engineer produces high quality deliverables. This person should be innovative.


• Design plans, specifications and engineer’s estimates for a wide variety of projects

• Oversee analysis prepared by subordinates including Assistant Engineers, Engineering Technicians, CAD designers, Sr. CAD designers, and CAD Technicians. Be responsible for quality control of all work products prepared under their direction • Write and produce reports • Assist with marketing efforts to attract new clientele

• Attend project meetings, public hearings, and presentations at interviews for new projects (This could involve travel to meetings in other areas and an occasional need to stay overnight)

•  Convert limited verbal and written directions from a project manager into a finished product

• Conduct site visits and construction observation

• Under the direction of a senior engineer, coordinate with clients, consultants, and contractors during project construction as necessary to respond to clarifications, RFIs, and to issue change orders

Qualifications (Associate Engineer): 

• Proficient with design in AutoCAD Civil 3D, Adobe Suite, and Microsoft Office suite

• Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering or related field

• License or registration as Professional Engineer, preferably in the State of California

• One (1) + years practical experience as an Assistant Engineer, or the equivalent thereof

• Experience in drafting and plan production is required


The Senior Associate Engineer works mostly independent to perform more complex engineering work and provides Project Managers with support for various water, sewer, street, environmental, land development, public works and other engineering projects. The Senior Associate Engineer is distinguished from the Associate Engineer by the ability to not only complete quality work, but also review the work of others to provide quality control, training, and project oversight as needed


• May serve as a Project Manager, QA/QC Consultant, Team Leader, or Group Leader with emphasis on technical abilities, leadership skills, or project management abilities

• Serving as a Project Manager, you will prepare and monitor project budgets using Deltek software, Newforma, and company adopted procedures

• Will have overall responsibility for the profitability of his/her projects

• Responsible for project schedules and timely completion of projects • Serves as primary client contact and supervise and monitor client relationship strategies

• Coordinates and approves pricing, estimating, scoping, and marketing strategies for proposed projects • Oversees contract administration

• Works with clients, agencies, and team members to assure that tasks are appropriate, and deliveries can be made on time and on budget

Qualifications (Senior Associate Engineer):

• Ability to apply complex mathematical equations to practical situations

• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

• Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables

• Proficient with AutoCAD, other CAD programs, Deltek, and Microsoft Office suite

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited four-year college or university and five (5) to ten (10) years’ post-graduate experience or the equivalent thereof

• License or registration as Professional Engineer, preferably in the State of California

• Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as Associate Engineer (three (3) years’ experience post-PE) or the equivalent thereof

• Minimum of one (1) years’ experience in marketing, proposal writing, and/or other related business development tasks preferred


Must have the ability to demonstrate authorization to work in the United States.

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