The Standards Division/General Services
Department is accepting applications for two (2) Full-time Emergency Appointment Materials
Testing Engineering Associate I positions.
Specific tasks to be performed by these positions may include, but are not limited to, the
Performs field observation of excavation for foundations,
trenches, grading and demolition. Monitors the placement of earth fill for
foundations, trenches grading and structure support. Serves as initial
consultant for soil issues/problems encountered in the field.
Performs field investigations to address problems on the
Performs quality assurance testing of asphalt pavements and soil
compaction. Can perform both the nuclear and sand cone method to determine in
place asphalt pavement and soil density. Samples cores, soil or construction
materials from the jobsite or directly from supplier. Performs various pavement
and soil tests at field laboratories and other required testing services.
Prepares test reports and daily activity reports for all
construction activities that were monitored.
Serves as liaison person for Standards Testing Laboratories.
Supervises and trains Materials Testing Technicians performing
basic construction monitoring.
Graduation from an accredited
four-year college or university with a degree in engineering, physics,
chemistry, mathematics, geology, or a closely related field; or
Possession of a valid
Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate recognized by the California Board
for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
Work Schedule and
These positions are based at the Standards
Division testing facilities near Elysian Park. Field work will be performed for
Public Works, Airports, Harbor projects and the City’s Pavement Preservation
Program. Employees may be assigned other duties or work projects depending on
the City’s needs or for training purposes. Incumbents must be able to drive
small trucks with equipment and materials to and from the work sites, and may
be required to work outdoor in inclement weather conditions.
5/40 Schedule. Overtime and night work may be
required. Holidays and weekend work may be required.
* Work schedule
may be Tuesday to Saturday
Salary: The current salary range is $68,235.84
How to apply
Selection Process:All interested candidates must complete a City employment
application. Optional materials may include a resume and cover
An application review will be utilized to
determine the most qualified candidates. Interviews may be held at a later
Deadline to submit
applications is 4PM September 21, 2022, or until sufficient amount of
applications are received.