Assistant Engineer


Example of Duties:

  • Communicating: The primary communication tool used by HEI is Gmail. HEI also uses the other tools provided by Google to communicate and relay information both internally and externally.
    • Daily updates and check-ins
    • Project task tracking and review
    • Email correspondence with internal coworkers and external clients
    • Video conferencing with internal coworkers and external clients
  • Technical Writing: All documents are published using the Microsoft Suite of tools and Adobe Acrobat. Write with correct grammar and punctuation while meeting the technical requirements of document.
    • Dust Control Plans
    • Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Plans
    • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans
    • Operation, Monitoring, and Maintenance Plans
    • Control and Quality Assurance Plans
    • Waste Management Plans
    • Nutrient Management Plans
    • Dairy Work Plans
    • Report of Waste Discharge
  • Drafting: The primary drafting software used by HEI is Civil3D. Draft with precision and accuracy. Meet standards of company and any governing entities that oversee the published documents.
    • County and Construction Site Plans
    • Plan and Profile Detail Exhibits
    • 2-D and 3-D Dimensioning and Detailing
    • Assembly of Project Construction Sets
  • Design: Use critical thinking and technical references to make design suggestions and decisions for various projects.
    • Organize and import topographic data into ACAD Software
    • Create existing surfaces from collected topographic data
    • Create proposed surfaces for earth grading or concrete construction
    • Create volume surfaces to get design quantities
    • Calculate the hydraulic grade line for a proposed system
    • Calculate pipe sizes and slopes
    • Operate truck turning template software add on
    • Understand and use information from Geotechnical Reports to make design decisions
    • Calculate concrete specifications using structural design methods


Job Requirements:

  • Education:
    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a BS degree in civil engineering or degree of equivalent value
      • Degree in a different engineering field will be reviewed by a case to case basis
  • Knowledge:
    • Principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to public works engineering, and traffic, transportation, wastewater engineering
    • Modern methods and techniques used in the design and construction of a wide variety of projects
    • Modern office methods and procedures
    • Computer usage and applications
  • Experience:
    • Previous internship or job in the civil engineering field.
      • Experience in a different engineering field will be reviewed by a case to case basis
  • General:
    • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California Driver’s License by time of appointment

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