Engineering Technician I/II/III, Temecula California - Storm Water Jobs


Engineering Technician I/II/III

Date Posted
3/5/2018
Employer Name
Fallbrook Public Utility District
Sector Name
Local Government
State
California
City
Temecula
Career Level
Mid Level

Description

This series specification describes three classes under the direction of the Engineering Supervisor, which perform a wide variety of routine computer aided drafting, simple entry-level recordkeeping, specialized tasks including but not limited to project investigations and surveys, lay-out and design of water/wastewater systems, preparation of estimates, maps and reports for construction, alteration, and maintenance of the water/wastewater utility system and related work as required.

CLASS TITLES
Engineering Technician I: $4,396.59-$5,768.95/monthly
Engineering Technician II: $5,226.13-$6,690.47/monthly
Engineering Technician III: $5,768.95-$7,382.95/monthly

 

Class Characteristics:
This series consists of three classification levels of work.

The Engineering Technician I class performs routine drafting work and simple entrance-level engineering record keeping, serve the public over the telephone and at a counter by responding to inquiries, researching maps and other sources. Incumbents must be aware of engineering terminology, maps and plans to provide information. Incumbents maintain files and records and perform routine drafting to update maps and plans. Positions in this class perform work which has some variation in the drafting work and which requires tact and patience in communicating with the public.

The Engineering Technician II is assigned duties which require considerable experience and knowledge in the areas of public contact, design/drafting and surveying.

The Engineering Technician III is regularly assigned to train lower level personnel in the performance of specified work. Positions at this level perform work which has considerable variation and which requires the application of judgment in the selection of appropriate work methods, materials and procedures. Incumbents receive general instructions when tasks are assigned and are expected to determine the appropriate procedures and materials necessary to complete the project unless significant unanticipated problems are encountered. Positions at this level may be under filled at the Engineering Technician II level, for purposes of training.

Knowledge of:

  • Engineering Technician I:
    • Drafting methods and equipment;
    • Common engineering symbols;
    • Intermediate mathematics;
    • Basic AutoCAD & GIS programs;
    • Accurate record keeping methods;
    • Appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
    • English usage: spelling, grammar and punctuation;
    • Basic cartography, map interpretation and scale representation on maps;
    • Algebra, geometry, basic trigonometry and basic statistics;
    • Engineering record keeping methods;
    • Excel, Word, Access and graphics computer software
  • Engineering Technician II, in addition:
    • Moderately difficult cartography, map interpretation and scale representation on maps;
    • Algebra, geometry, trigonometry and statistics;
    • Intermediate AutoCAD and GIS programs;
    • Operation of basic PC spreadsheet and word processing programs;
    • Read and draft legal descriptions.
  • Engineering Technician III, in addition:
    • Knowledge of team leadership and training;
    • Advanced AutoCAD and GIS programs;
    • Principles of report writing;
    • Project scheduling;
    • Applicable laws and codes.


Ability to:

  • Engineering Technician I:
    • Draft details of structures from oral or written instructions;
    • Operate basic AutoCAD and GIS programs;
    • Compose documents in Word and create spreadsheets in Excel;
    • Make neat and accurate drawings;
    • Transpose accurate drawings and diagrams from data;
    • Read plans and maps;
    • Read, understand and apply moderately difficult materials;
    • Maintain detailed engineering records;
    • Make accurate mathematical calculations;
    • Read, maps, plans and legal descriptions;
    • Maintain accurate engineering and financial records;
    • Operate of a CRT/microcomputer and applicable hardware;
    • Operate a vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices;
    • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions;
    • Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Engineering Technician II, in addition:
    • Perform engineering drafting;
    • Operate AutoCAD and GIS programs at the intermediate level;
    • Perform accurate construction and property surveys;
    • Write accurate legal descriptions.
  • Engineering Technician III, in addition:
    • Assign, monitor, inspect, train and correct the work of assigned employees;
    • Estimate materials for assigned projects;
    • Construction inspection and plan check;
    • Operate AutoCAD and GIS programs at the advanced level;
    • When assigned, serve as liaison between Engineering Manager and other agencies, private firms, contractors, the public, and other governmental jurisdictions, including San Diego County Water Authority, Metropolitan Water District, the Regional Water Quality Control Board and San Diego County Department of Public Works.
Licenses and Certifications:
  • Possession of a valid and appropriate California driver's license.
  • Possession of a Water Distribution Operator Grade II (D2)
  • Possession of a Water Distribution Operator Grade II (D2) and Water Treatment Operator Grade I (T1) is required at the Engineering Technician III level.

Training and Experience
Engineering Technician I:
Any combination of training, education and experience which demonstrates possession of the knowledge and abilities stated above and the ability to perform the duties of the position. A typical qualifying entrance background is engineering office work which involves reading maps, plans and legal descriptions, using engineering terminology, or processing real property transaction and basic knowledge and ability to operate AutoCAD and GIS programs.

Engineering Technician II:
Experience at or equivalent to the level of Engineering Technician I in the Fallbrook Public Utility District from which the incumbent has acquired the knowledge and abilities listed above.

Engineering Technician III:
Five years of experience at or equivalent to the level of Engineering Technician II in the Fallbrook Public Utility District from which the incumbent has acquired the knowledge and abilities listed above.

NOTES:

Additional Salary Information: Engineering Technician I: $4,396.59-$5,768.95/monthly Engineering Technician II: $5,226.13-$6,690.47/monthly Engineering Technician III: $5,768.95-$7,382.95/monthly

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