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Engineering Technician I
$20.42 to $28.74 hourly
FINAL FILING DATE:
We are accepting the
first 50 qualified applications
or closing at 5 pm, May 3, 2017; whichever occurs first.
PERS retired annuitants are not eligible to apply.
IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the temporary and part-time position of Engineering Technician I in the Parks, Recreation & Libraries Department. The position offers a flexible work schedule, Monday through Friday, and is limited to 25 hours per week. In addition to the information below, this position would also involve GPS surveying, GIS-related mapping and asset management data collection, data input software management coordination and interface between office and field staff.
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To perform a variety of technical office and field work involving drafting, surveying, mapping, and related engineering activities.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives immediate supervision from higher level engineering supervisory and management staff and may receive technical and functional supervision from higher level technical staff, as appropriate.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
- Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Prepare, update, and revise engineering maps and drawings related to a variety of public works/capital improvement projects; perform preliminary engineering design work and calculations, including preparation of plans, charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, and sketches.
• Prepare details of construction features and alignment; determine cut and fill requirements using various mathematical calculations; identify and locate utilities, easements, property lines and related information from engineering plans.
• Check calculations and estimates used in design and projection of various maps including parcel maps, subdivision maps, City maps, and utility systems maps; maintain map record files of properties, utilities and improvements; prepare, issue, track, and file encroachment and grading permits.
• Calculate quantities and cost estimates for assigned public works and utility construction projects; obtain vendor/contractor price quotes, produce requisitions, and sign off on purchase orders for equipment, materials and supplies related to work assignment.
• Perform field work including surveying and staking of in-house work force projects using a variety of technical survey equipment; reduce field survey notes and computer traverses, grades, closures, distances and areas for office use.
• Conduct traffic and parking surveys, compile and tabulate information and produce traffic count reports; maintain related reports and files; assist in developing striping, signage and/or detour plans related to traffic flow and control; make recommendations regarding traffic control devices.
• File and retrieve engineering and related plans, maps, exhibits and various documents; update files and maintain document reference and retrieval systems.
• Provide internal and external customers with information, such as legal descriptions of parcels, address verification, property ownership, assessor's parcel numbers, zoning designations, easements, flood zone designations, public right-of-way, property jurisdiction and assessment districts.
• Assist with public outreach events.
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.
• Perform related duties as assigned.
• Terminology, methods, practices and techniques used in sub-professional engineering work, including drafting, surveying, and mapping.
• Principles of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.
• Scale representation on maps.
• Applicable equipment and instruments used in drafting, surveying, and mapping.
• English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
• Perform variety of technical office and field engineering work involving, drafting, surveying, and mapping.
• On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information including engineering calculations; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedure; and explain regulations and procedures to others.
• On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently bend, squat, climb, kneel or twist while performing field work; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift of carry weight of 10 pounds or less.
• Learn to reduce, interpret and apply field notes in performing drafting work.
• Learn to use CAD (Computer Aided Drafting), GIS (Geographic Information Systems), and GPS (Global Positioning System) and other computer applications related to technical engineering work.
• Learn the application of map scale representation related to engineering design and construction.
• Learn to compile and analyze technical information and prepare technical documents and reports related to area of assignment.
• Learn to assess vendor/contractor services, related equipment, and associated costs.
• Perform mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy.
• Use and care for drafting, mechanical, and computer instruments/equipment.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Experience and Training
• No experience is required.
• GIS experience desired
• Equivalent to completion of an Associate’s degree, with course work in mathematics, drafting, CAD, GPS, GIS, database management or a related field.
License or Certificate
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California drivers license.
1. Please summarize your work experience performing technical office and field work involving GIS. In your response include the number of years of work experience, the name(s) of the GIS software that you used, any applicable GIS trainings or certificates with dates of completion, your role in the GIS workflow, and your daily work tasks.
2. Please describe your experience creating a complex GIS map which you were solely responsible and describe the following:
a. Purpose of the map
b. Audience for the map
c. Data sources used
d. Methodology and/or tools used to create the map
3. Please summarize your work experience performing technical office and field work involving Enterprise Asset Management systems. In your response include the number of years of work experience, then name(s) of the EAM software that you used, any applicable EAM trainings or certificates with dates of completion, your role in the asset management workflow, and your daily work tasks.
Applications will be screened by the Human Resources Department for minimum qualifications. Qualifying applicants may be contacted by the Department to interview. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.
THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS. MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.
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