Engineering recruitment

Requisition Number: 18-33253
Job Title: Associate Engineer - College/University Recruitment - Various Locations
Area of Interest: Engineering
To Apply:

Job Description:

This posting is for current and future Associate Engineer or Region Associate Engineer positions in a variety of locations.
*Locations may include (but are not limited to) Downtown Los Angeles, Pico Rivera, Chatsworth, Compton, Anaheim, and Redlands.

  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of engineering designs, specifications, standards, studies and cost estimates in support of projects and tasks managed by others. Applies technical knowledge and skills toward the resolution of problems and the development of sound technical recommendations. Tasks may include, evaluation of new and existing products or systems, need for designs or specifications, and development of test apparatus or procedures.
  • Provide technical expertise to one or multiple project teams for the evaluation of, and resolution to, engineering problems and designs involving various engineering disciplines. Evaluate job request to determine purpose, scope and requirements. May include the assessment of alternative methods, assessment of outside support requirements, and review of Company FCD's or regulatory codes.
  • Gather data, perform tests and calculations, and prepare designs to develop technically sound findings, conclusions and recommendations. Follow up on implementation of recommendations and/or acceptance of conclusions to assess accuracy and/or completeness.
  • Coordinate all activities leading to the successful completion of tasks including, scoping, cost estimates, permitting, and design. Coordinate input from, and participation with, other engineers and technical specialists within the work group, Company employees in other departments and contractors and/or consultants.
  • Provide input to the development of Company standards, specifications and procedures. Participate in, and provide technical input to, review of proposed changes in regulatory requirements affecting codes and standards. Recommend modifications to Company policies and procedures that reflect regulatory changes.
  • Stay abreast of the latest changes, trends and technological advancements in the industry through attendance at conferences and seminars, continuing education, literature, etc. Maintain familiarity with Company operations to effectively support client requests.


External Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Engineering or other technical discipline required; Minimum of a 3.0 Cumulative GPA.
  • This position has responsibility for multiple, concurrent tasks, which require the ability to plan and manage work load so that assignments are completed on time and in proper priority. Must possess basic project management skills. Schedules assigned tasks to best utilize technology and equipment as well as meet requesters' schedules.
  • Must possess the ability to review problems and propose innovative solutions, which involve technical, operational, and economic issues, and may link new concepts and technologies. Understanding of basic engineering principles, and the practical application thereof, as appropriate to area of assigned responsibility. Must be able to understand and apply engineering, mathematics and physical sciences principles, concepts and techniques to the resolution of problems. Understanding of systematic/scientific approaches to problem solving, and the ability to apply them in daily operations.
  • Must possess the ability to effectively interact with various departments to maintain open lines of communication. Ability to effectively communicate technical engineering material to technical and non-technical individuals. Must be able to prepare written communication on technical and non-technical matters for various levels of management. Communications may be in the form of either reports or memos and must be presented in a concise and organized manner.
  • Basic computer knowledge. Knowledge of spreadsheets and database analyses tools.

Some positions may be Safety Sensitive and regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT).

City: CA Various
State / Province: California
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