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PUBLIC WORKS ANALYST I/II
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The Public Works Department is seeking an Analyst to join their team. This position is open until filled.
Job Number:
1132
Job Category:
Roads & Bridges
Job Type:
Full-Time
Department:
Public Works
Published:
01/30/2018
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COMPENSATION-BENEFITS-STATUS

2% COLA effective June 23, 2018 

2% COLA effective January 5, 2019

Salary:  (I)$25.63-$31.16 /hr.

              (II)$29.46-$35.83 /hr

Range:  7786 / 7787

Job Type: Full - Time

Unit:  SEIU

FLSA: Non-Exempt



POSITION SUMMARY

The Public Works Analyst will work with the Deputy Director of Operations and Maintenance and the Road Superintendent to develop and implement the Asset Management Program.  The incumbent will analyze program data, identify issues, trends and options and develop recommendations.  The incumbent will perform field data collection, input data in Public Works asset management system, document findings, perform quality assurance/quality control, and analysis.  The incumbent will provide support for the field-based condition assessment program to ensure program data collection requirements are being met. 

The Public Works Analyst will analyze all asset classes and recommend optimal maintenance, replacement schedule and project grouping.  He/she will communicate results of analysis to management, perform duties to administer asset management software, and ensure that data are valid.  The position requires a highly-motivated individual, with excellent problem solving abilities, superior verbal and written communication skills, with experience in the field of municipal infrastructure.  The ideal candidate will be patient, intuitive, and detail-oriented.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

 

Public Works Analyst I

This classification is the entry-level position.  Incumbents are expected to perform professional technical work of average difficulty while being trained in departmental procedures and more complex technical methodologies.

 

Public Works Analyst II

This classification if the journey level position in the professional technical series.  Incumbents are expected to perform difficult professional work and may be assigned responsibility for small projects or portions of major projects.



EXAMPLE OF DUTIES

This position will support Public Works management in the development and implementation of the asset management program, which includes setting goals, strategies and performance measures.  Coordinates the annual program for infrastructure condition assessment activities, analyzes program data, identifies issues, trends and options, and develops recommendations

  • Performs professional technical work and public works inspection duties as assigned.
  • Serves as a professional resource to staff, the public and other agencies on technical subjects.
  • Develops and establishes program priorities for assigned projects.
  • Handles professional work related to projects and professional services contracts.
  • Prepares and approves documents for projects such as bid proposals; reviews consultants’ work for contract conformance and assists legal staff in resolving contract disputes.
  • Inspects projects and write progress reports.
  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of project plans and specifications.
  • Performs difficult professional technical work on major projects including cost analysis and preparation of projected timetables.
  • Develops progress reports and performs specialized research.
  • Directs the work of professional and technical subordinates assigned to specific projects.
  • Prepares annual and long-range budgets for assigned section and/or special taxing districts.
  • Reviews and monitors budgets and project expenditures.
  • May make presentations to various boards, commissions and agencies.
  • Reviews and analyzes legislative impact on applicable regulations and requirements.
  • May serve as a witness in court.
  • Develops and implements the Roads and Bridges Asset Management Program including administering asset management software,
  • Development of the Roads and Bridges annual maintenance schedule,
  • Implementation of the County’s SB-1 RMRA Program,
  • Development of annual County Work Programs
  • Implementation of County-wide sign retro-reflectivity Program,
  • Assist in the management of County Service Areas including development of Annual Maintenance Programs
  • Implementation of the County’s Permit for Storm Water Discharges from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4)

In addition to coordinating the Asset Management Program this Public Works Analyst will provide administrative/analytical support for the following:

  1. SB-1 RMRA Program
  2. County wide sign retro-reflectivity Program
  3. Storm Water Program Management
  4. County Service Areas
  5. Participate in the development of the annual Roads and Bridges maintenance budget



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

Principles, practices and techniques of physics; statistics and mathematics including algebra and analytical geometry; use of computers and surveying instruments.

 

Skill to:

Organize work, establish priorities and set goals and objectives; identify and define technical problems, apply principles of logic and scientific reasoning to develop and evaluate alternative courses of action to determine appropriate solutions; apply principles of supervision as they relate to training, directing and reviewing the work of subordinates; read, understand and interpret complex technical and legal documents, math, technical drawings and plans, and other technical material related to hydraulics, soil mechanics, surveying and related disciplines; effectively prepare and present, with technical accuracy, reports, correspondence and records; meet deadlines and work under pressure; maintain effective working relationships with others including representatives from government and private agencies.

 

Education, Training and Experience:

Public Works Analyst I:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Science Degree in physical science or a closely related field.  Six (6) years of technical/professional level experience may be substituted for the Bachelor of Science degree.

 

Public Works Analyst II:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Science in physical science or a closely related area of study and two years of increasingly responsible/professional experience. Six years of technical/professional level experience may be substituted for the Bachelor of Science degree.

 

Licenses, Certificates, or Registrations:

Possession of a valid California driver’s license.



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

When assigned to the Solid Waste Division: Must participate and pass HAZWOPER certification as required for handling of household hazardous waste, pursuant to 29 CFR 1910.120 .



APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS

Interested individuals must submit the following:

  • Calaveras County Application
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Application materials will be reviewed to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant and determine which applicants will continue in the screening process.  Incomplete application information will result in the candidate being screened out of the process.  Those candidates identified as having qualifications best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the interview process.



SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTION(S)

N/A



NOTES

The successful candidate should have a sound understanding of the principles of asset management and strong analytical skills.  He/she should have the ability to analyze data in an effective and organized manner and identify options, develop conclusions and recommendations.  He/she should also have the ability to communicate recommendations in a clear, concise and professional manner, the ability to make professional presentations to senior-level management, and the ability to work effectively as a member of a team.  The abilities to work independently, under pressure, meet deadlines, multi-task, organize, prioritize and be flexible are critical.



Human Resources Division
891 Mountain Ranch Road
Building C
San Andreas, CA 95249



Phone (209) 754-6303
Fax (209) 754-6333
24 Hour job line (209) 754-6332
hr@co.calaveras.ca.us

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