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Civil Engineering Assistant – Water & Solid Waste Regulations

Santa Ana, CA 92701

Posted: 03/11/2024 Employment Type: Full Time Category: Public Works Job Number: PPI003089 Pay Rate: $30 - $40 per hour

Job Description

Project Partners is seeking a Civil Engineering Assistant with 1+ years of experience in water and/or solid waste regulations to assist our public client in the Santa Ana area. The position will be on-site and full-time (approximately 40 hours per week). 

The Civil Engineering Assistant duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical support on landfill regulatory aspects of stormwater (NPDES), groundwater, and solid waste; assist with air regulatory aspects as needed.
  • Provide engineering support on data collection, inspections, and preparing and review of technical documents, plans, and specifications.
  • Prepare regulatory reports that monitor closed and active solid waste disposal sites.
  • Provide quality assurance of data submitted by contract laboratories, consultants, and engineering field staff.
  • Prepare permit submittals and fee payment schedules.
  • Assist with regulatory inspections.
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders to help maintain compliance with regulations.

Career Advantage:

The selected candidate will gain key public sector experience that can effectively position the candidate to pursue and obtain key, sought-after public sector jobs.

Job Requirements

The Civil Engineering Assistant will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related field
  • Possess a valid California Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certificate is desired
  • Knowledge of California Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) and NPDES regulations as they pertain to landfills
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in regulatory compliance and 1 year in solid waste, landfill gas, and/or groundwater issues
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in regulatory report writing
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e., without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship in the U.S.)
  • Valid CA Driver’s License and proof of insurance

Additional Information

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 medical and dental benefits. You can choose the best plan for you and your loved ones. We pay 80% of employee’s medical premium costs.
  • Paid time off – Start accruing paid time off right away – including vacation, holidays, and floating days off
  • 401(k) and Profit-sharing programs

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