Civil Engineer I

$68,546 - $91,840 yearly
  • Oakland County
  • Waterford, MI, USA
  • Oct 31, 2023
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Civil Engineer I


$68,546.40 - $91,840.06 Annually


Waterford, MI

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number



Water Resources Commissioner

Opening Date


Job Summary

Under direct supervision, performs basic professional assignments in order to assist higher level engineering staff and to develop professional work knowledges and abilities.  Applies standard techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related engineering tasks necessary for effective project design, review and implementation including aspects of drain, sewer and/or water plan review. Following operations through a series of steps or processes, coordinating construction progress in an assigned area, preparing materials and labor cost estimates, and providing technical data to inspection and construction staff. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application: 

  • Thoroughly documented work history
  • Transcript with award date, if necessary to meet minimum qualifications
  • The application is incomplete in ANY capacity

1.  Must have completed at least 90 credit hours from an accredited college or university with a major in Civil Engineering or closely related engineering degree.

NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.

2.  Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.  Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date.
3.  Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification.
4.  Successfully complete the six month probationary period.

Required Documents

Work History
You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.      


College Transcripts

If you have completed education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, and applicant name; and is in a format that cannot be modified or edited. Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information. Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services 

Special Requirements

1.  Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.