Clark County Water Reclamation District
September 7, 2023
Las Vegas, NV
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The Clark County Water Reclamation District is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the Assistant/Associate Engineer position.This position will be primarily responsible for:

  • Assisting project management staff by providing engineering design, document control, and contract management
  • Applying principles, practices, and techniques of wastewater engineering design and construction methods related to sanitary sewer collection, pumping, and treatment
  • Reading, interpreting, and understanding construction drawings and specifications
  • Interfacing with District staff in other service groups, utility agencies, consultants, contractors, and other governmental agencies to resolve design challenges

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Assistant Engineer - $34.35 - $53.28 Hourly
Associate Engineer - $37.12 - $57.54 Hourly

T his examination will establish an Open Competitive Eligibility list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by Human Resources.

Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the selection process.


Education and Experience:

Assistant Engineer - Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline or a closely related field. Equivalent combination of appropriate formal education and directly related experience which has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform all aspects of the job may be substituted for the degree to a maximum of two (2) years.

Associate Engineer - In addition to the above, two (2) years of civil engineering experience. Experience in a public agency setting is desirable.

Note: Candidates expected to graduate and obtain a degree in December 2023 will be considered. Education requirements listed are subject to verification.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Working Conditions: Work with exposure to potential hazards at various construction sites.

Licensing and Certification: Possession of a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment. Possession of a Nevada Engineer-in-Training Certificate is desirable.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.


Designs, prepares and evaluates preliminary and final plans and specifications for a variety of public works, District and local agency building, facility roadway, traffic and wastewater and water plant design, maintenance and retrofitting projects. Performs project resident engineering oversight on various construction projects; coordinates daily activities, ensures compliance with plans and specifications, and administers contracts. Conducts feasibility and cost studies; recommends alternative approaches, including the use of contract services and the incorporation of new methods and materials. Confers with and may direct the work of, on a specific project, engineering technicians, surveying technicians, right-of-way staff, construction management inspectors and other District staff as required. Reviews and evaluates parcel maps, records of survey, subdivision and construction plans and other documents submitted by the public; provides engineering design and code information and ensures that designs meet accepted industry and legal standards. Conducts research studies and prepares reports and recommendations regarding land use, building and facility design, transportation, housing, redevelopment, and a variety of engineering-related community service needs. Uses computers and software programs for various technical modeling, calculation, computer-aided drafting and similar engineering projects and studies. Prepares a variety of written communications, including analytical reports, correspondence; directs the preparation of graphic materials. Makes field surveys and investigations related to engineering projects or requests. Makes oral and graphic presentations or prepares materials for presentation to boards and commissions and community groups; answers questions and provides information and assistance to the public in person, on the telephone and in writing. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. May provide work direction and instruction to less experienced engineers, technical or office support staff. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; drives a motor vehicle to attend meetings and inspect property sites.


Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle in order to attend meetings and inspect construction sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: 10/3/2023 5:01 PM Pacific

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