CIVIL ENGINEERING STUDENT

Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources - Los Angeles, CA (30+ days ago)4.2


DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

FILING DATES
03/12/2014 - until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure at any time without prior notice.

EXAM NUMBER
C3422B

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
A Civil Engineering Student is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: prepares routine engineering sketches, drawings, diagrams, tracings, and "As-Built" record plans based on inspector notes using manual drafting and computer-based drafting tools such as Computer Aided Design Drafting (CADD); performs basic engineering and mathematical calculations; assists in compiling data for engineering plans, specifications, cost estimates, reports, etc., and in the maintenance of such data in various databases; assists in the exploration of soils and foundations and in the testing of construction materials; assists in map maintenance; assists in taking field notes and measurements; and assists in the analysis and geographic presentation of data using appropriate computer applications such as Geographic Information System (GIS).

REQUIREMENTS:
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS
Current enrollment in an accredited four-year college or university with at least JUNIOR STANDING* in an engineering program approved by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

LICENSE
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

PHYSICAL CLASS
Physical Class II – Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
  • To be accepted for JUNIOR STANDING, applicants must have accumulated at least 60 semester or 90 quarter academic credits/units.
Applicants MUST provide transcripts showing proof of academic standing, degree major, and current enrollment with the application during the examination process. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable during the examination process; however, official transcripts will be verified at the time of appointment. If hired, applicants must continue to be enrolled and attend school to maintain eligibility for and status in the position.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
EXAMINATION CONTENT
The examination will consist of an interview covering education, experience, personal fitness, and general ability to perform the duties of the position weighted 100%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.

Applicants who have taken identical test parts for other exams within the last six (6) months will have their scores for the identical test parts automatically transferred to this examination upon acceptance of your application.

This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examination. Upon acceptance of your application, your scores may be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to retake any identical test parts for at least six (6) months.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in this examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of six (6) months following the date of eligibility.

NO PERSON MAY COMPETE FOR THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY SIX (6) MONTHS.

VACANCY INFORMATION
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Public Works.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
Fill out your application and Job Specific Questionnaire (if any) completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job.

The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements. Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed, and salary earned. All information supplied by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination process.

This examination is subject to close at any time without prior notification.

FILE USING ONE OF THE METHODS BELOW:
FILING ONLINE
We encourage you to apply online so you can track the status of your application and get notified of your progress by email.

We must receive your application and Job Specific Questionnaire (if any) by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on the last day of filing.

Note: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to (626) 979-5440 during the examination process. Please include your name, the exam number, and the exam title.

FILING BY U.S. MAIL OR IN PERSON:
We must receive your completed application and Job Specific Questionnaire (if any) at the address below by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on the last day of filing.

Department of Public Works
Human Resources Division
900 South Fremont Avenue, Lobby Floor
Alhambra, CA 91803-1331

Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, ONLY, between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Please note this office is closed on Fridays.
FILING BY U.S. MAIL OR IN PERSON
We must receive your completed application and Job Specific Questionnaire (if any) at the address below by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on the last day of filing.

Department of Public Works
Human Resources Division
900 South Fremont Avenue, Lobby Floor
Alhambra, CA 91803-1331

Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, ONLY, between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Please note this office is closed on Fridays.

SPECIAL INFORMATION

FINGERPRINTING AND SECURITY CLEARANCE
Before a final appointment is made to this position, candidates are subject to security clearance which includes fingerprinting. An individual may be withheld from appointment, if he/she has a conviction record incompatible with the essential duties of the position for which he/she has applied. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture of employment rights. Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification. Disqualifying factors may include but are not limited to: felony convictions, certain job-related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (e.g., 4 or more moving violations within the past 2 years, failure to appear, at-fault accidents, and driving under the influence), illegal use of certain controlled substances and/or poor employment history.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security (i.e. 000-00-0000, 111-11-1111, etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application.

NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Department Contact Name: Bianca Garcia
Department Contact Phone: (626) 458-2141
Department Contact Email: bigarcia@dpw.lacounty.gov

ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 458-2141
Teletype Phone: (626) 282-7829
California Relay Services: (800) 735-2922