Position Title:Associate Engineer

Company:City Of Escondido

Location:Escondido, CA, US

Job Description:

If you want to join a hard-working team that shares a commitment to keep the City of Escondido safe, clean and efficiently run, consider a career with the City of Escondido. We have an opening for the position of Assistant Planner I/II in our Community Development Department/ Planning Division. For a complete listing of job duties and qualifications, please refer to the corresponding job description, which can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from the City’s website.


  • Prepares specifications, reports, correspondence, plans, plats, petitions, diagrams, profiles and cross-sections, and material and cost estimates of major street, and drainage improvements.
  • Utilizes advanced engineering mathematics to make accurate and complete computations and studies to determine grade, drainage and potential traffic requirements.
  • Acts on behalf of the City in meeting with and resolving engineering problems with project contractors, private engineers, property owners; and developers.
  • Serves as project engineer on major engineering and construction projects.
  • Serves as major coordinator with the department to implement the General Plan.
  • May assist in the preparation of departmental annual budget estimates.
  • May supervise the work of a division; may supervise professional and paraprofessional level engineers, inspectors, and technicians.


  • Application of engineering principles to the design, construction and inspection of streets, storm drains, parks, traffic signals or wet utilities, and related public improvements and appurtenances.
  • Drafting and mapping principles and techniques.
  • Surveying methods.
  • Principles and practices of engineering or planning.
  • Hydraulic modeling software, for both gravity and pressure conditions.
  • Construction practices for wet utilities, including pipe and reservoir construction, placement of concrete and reinforcing steel, and
  • water and wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Legal and regulatory requirements governing the treatment of water, wastewater and reclaimed water.
  • Mathematical principles.