Engineering Associate 3

Engineering Concord, California


The Engineering Associate collects samples, gathers information, and analyzes and coordinates the preparation of the data.  He/she also supports the project engineer and management staff in the engineering designs and technical research, including plans, specifications, and reports.

The position is located in Concord, CA and project work may be located in California or other states within the Western US.

Expected Outcomes

  • Perform various engineering related calculations and analyses of information in the application of the basic design criteria necessary to complete assigned projects.
  • Collaborate with CAD technicians, field technicians, designers, and other team personnel to complete projects efficiently and accurately.
  • Assist the lead Project Engineer or Project Manager in estimating and tracking project costs.  The Engineering Associate should have a working knowledge of the proce­dures which are necessary to execute a sound and efficient project, with the ultimate goal of developing good project management techniques.
  • Coordinate the preparation of data tabulation/evaluation and reports.  Assist in coordination of report production and development of engineering designs and specifications.  Perform quality control (QC) checks.
  • Perform field assignments including resident engineering, construction observation, site inspections, and conducting field assessment of properties.
  • Prepare daily QC reports, maintain field notes and photo documentation as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, with 3 to 5 years related experience.
  • EIT certification preferred.
  • Able to analyze, interpret and present data.
  • Able to meet time sensitive deadlines.
  • Able to carry out multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Able to travel for weeks at a time and have a valid driver's license.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software.
  • Knowledge in the use of CAD programs including AutoDesk Civil 3D and AutoCAD.   Understanding of Bently Microstation and ERSI Arc Map a plus.
  • Effective verbal communication skills with colleagues, vendors, and subcontractors.  Must be able to explain scopes of work (RFP) and obtain quotes from vendors.
  • Effective organizational skills to maintain deliverables, analytical results, and field notes in project files.