CAA is currently accepting resumes for a full-time Associate Engineer to work in the Atlanta Metro area.

Under general direction, performs a wide range of engineering duties related to the design, organization, management and review of projects and programs within the Engineering/Public Works Department.


Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Administers stormwater source control programs (NPDES); assists/conducts plan-check review and process of plans for private developments affecting City streets, sewers, stormdrains, and related public works facilities and ensures that they meet all State and local imposed requirements; administers construction contracts for street improvements, drainage and other projects, coordinate between other City departments, consultants, utility companies, and other affected parties.

  • Drafts correspondence to the public, businesses and agencies; and represents department at meetings with other agencies. Prepares, cost estimates, and special engineering studies and reports; conducts and/or manages records, drawings, maps, and file updates;

  • Monitors and records traffic accident reports; monitors traffic flows, applies for various grants and administers various traffic related programs.

  • Acts as Project Manager for assigned capital improvement projects including management, coordination, and inspection, monitors progress of the project ensuring timely progress, construction completion procedures, and status and budget monitoring; duties may include land acquisition/right-of way.

  • Reviews draft form of plans and specifications for compliance with bidding procedures and legal requirements prior to final bid package; coordinates bidding and makes recommendations; functions as liaison between contractors and public; oversees construction.

  • Monitors statutory changes affecting Public Works and assists in the preparation of ordinance revisions to attain compliance. Performs other duties as assigned.


Education and/or Experience

Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Example combinations includes graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in civil engineering with three years of professional experience. A minimum of one year must be municipal and/or public works experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: principles, practices and methods of engineering as applied to the planning, designing and construction of public works type projects; surveying, inspection procedures, stormwater monitoring, and FEMA flood plain knowledge.

Ability to: perform engineering computations, check, designs, and prepare engineering plans, specifications, cost estimates and engineering reports; to make accurate engineering computations and drawings; deal effectively with builders, engineers, architects and the general public; operate personal computers and appropriate engineering software applications including AutoCAD and GIS; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with representatives from other agencies, the public and City staff.

Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate is desirable professional engineering license preferred