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Civil Engineer - Water Plan Check

Santa Ana, CA 92702 | Full Time

Post Date: 12/29/2017 Job ID: PPI001953 Category: Water/Wastewater Pay Rate: $70,000 - $100,000

Project Partners has an immediate need for a Civil Engineer - Water Plan Check to work for a local municipality. The selected individual will perform plan review on submitted documents for ongoing construction or alteration projects and recommend approval or disapproval to ensure compliance with relevant codes, laws, and regulations. Essential duties are as follows:


  • Perform reviews and plan checking of submittal documents for permit applications for construction, alteration, or repair of residential, commercial, and industrial buildings for compliance with city municipal codes and standards
  • Analyze the impact of the new projects on the city’s water distribution system capacity
  • Calculate the plan checking and construction inspection fees for the new water. Improvements
  • Answer questions and provide information to the public, contractors, consultants; investigates issues and recommends corrective actions to resolve issues
  • Prepare plan review reports or comment sheets noting plan deficiencies
  • Review the materials submittals provided by the contractors for the construction of proposed water mains and services
  • Other related duties as required


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university Civil Engineering required
  • 3-5 years of Civil Engineering work experience in a plan review or design role
  • Possession of Engineer in Training (E.I.T.) or CA Professional Engineering (P.E.) License is desired, but not required
  • Knowledge of CA Building Standards and city codes highly desirable
  • Strong communication skills

Project Partners is Southern California's public sector civil engineering specialist. Our singular mission is to help engineering professionals advance their careers while providing employers with flexible and cost-effective engineering staff resources.

Project Partners provides professional benefits to its employees:

  • Project Partners offers a variety of medical and dental plans to choose from. You can decide what is best for you and your loved ones. We pay 80% of our employees’ medical premium costs.
  • Paid time off – Start accruing paid time off right away – including vacation, holidays and floating days off
  • 401(k) program Profit sharing

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