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Los Angeles Unified School District - Civil Engineer

  • 03/06/2024 9:24 AM
    Message # 13325609

    Los Angeles Unified School District

    Job Title 

    Civil Engineer

    Job Location 

    Los Angeles, CA

    Job Status 


    Job Description / Primary Objective
    The Civil Engineer performs civil engineering planning and design, provides technical direction to District personnel, commissioned architects, and consulting engineers on matters related to civil engineering design, and certifies design plans.

    Typical duties include:

    • Advises, consults with, and gives technical direction to commissioned architects and structural engineers and their consulting civil engineers on District policies and guides for the design of site development, including grading, paving, fencing, parking layouts, streets, storm drains, and sewer systems, in the construction of new buildings and the major alteration of existing building sites.
    • Provides technical direction to personnel of the Civil Engineering Unit in the preparation of school site designs, specifications, and cost estimates.
    • Reviews plans and specifications submitted by commissioned or consulting civil engineers for conformance to District policies and guides, and for possible conflict with other architectural and engineering features, and requests necessary revisions.
    • Submits recommendations for commissioning of civil engineers by the District, evaluates engineers' proposals on scope of work and fees, reviews engineers' completed work, and recommends payment or nonpayment of partial and final fees.
    • Prepares and maintains civil engineering standards and specifications to assure conformance to building codes and safety requirements and to improve the quality and economy of construction, maintenance, and operation.
    • Directs site development studies to determine the cost and feasibility of site grading and street and utility improvements included in conditions for land acquisitions.
    • Advises contractors, commissioned architects and engineers, and District construction inspectors on civil engineering problems encountered during construction.
    • Provides professional certification of civil engineering designs for assigned District and commissioned projects.
    • Conducts research and makes reports on structural systems relative to civil engineering components, installation methods, and their costs. Confers with and advises District personnel, manufacturers' representatives, and officials of other public agencies, on matters pertaining to District civil engineering guides.
    • Provides professional certification of civil engineering designs for assigned District and commissioned projects.
    • Performs the more difficult civil engineering work of the Unit.
    • Performs related duties as assigned

    Salary: $117,000.00 - $143,600.00

    • Insurance: Paid premiums for your choice of several medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans.
    • Retirement: Membership in the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS).
    • Vacation: Two weeks of paid vacation to start. Three weeks after five years of year-round paid service.
    • Paid Holidays: up to 13 days.
    Requirements (Education, Level of Experience, etc.) Education:
    • Graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency.

    • A valid license as a Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering issued by the California State Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
    • A valid California Driver License.
    • Use of an automobile.

    Special Physical Requirement:
    • Ability to climb ladders and scaffolds, walk on roofs, and move safely in partially completed buildings and crawl spaces
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    Contact Information for Applicant

ADDRESS: 437 S. Cataract Ave,  Suite 4B,  San Dimas, CA 91773
PHONE:  213-896-9270 | FAX: 213-985-7404 | EMail:

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