Engineering Technician I (Structures Division) (110416)
Highway & Floodplain Department, Bisbee
OPENS: Tuesday, November 22, 2016
CLOSES: Open Until Filled
SALARY: $30,000 - $39,429 annually plus a competitive benefits packageMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Six (6) semester hours of post high school course work in civil engineering or closely related field; one (1) year of civil engineering experience; OR, an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training which provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities of this classification. Structures Division Engineering Technician I assignments require a valid Arizona Commercial Driver’s License. Applicants with an out of state Commercial Driver’s License must obtain a valid Arizona Commercial Driver’s License within 10 days of job offer. Successful completion of mandatory pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing are required.
PREFERENCE: Preference may be given to applicants with experience in concrete applications and/or experience operating equipment in construction.
TYPICAL DUTIES: (Illustrative Only) Operates and maintains a variety of vehicles and large equipment; may perform flood control construction and repair; assists in traffic engineering research; examines plans for clearance with existing and proposed improvements following design standards; checks plans for clearance of substructures and existing or proposed improvements in connection with storm drains and sanitary sewers; reviews plans for conformity; inspects construction sites.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Working knowledge of:
- traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations involved in equipment operation;
- interpreting and utilizing engineering plans, maps, and specifications;
- computer application of engineering principles.
Good knowledge of:
- the principles of operation and servicing of stated types of diesel and automotive equipment; occupational hazards and proper safety precautions.
Some knowledge of:
- the theory and practice of civil engineering planning, design, construction, and survey;
- materials testing in both field and laboratory setting;
- the application of engineering theory to complex field and office problems;
- construction techniques and quality control procedures.
- the operations and maintenance of equipment;
- use of surveying and drawing instruments in the application of engineering theory to practical field and office problems;
- preparing reports;
- inspection of designs, detains, estimates, plans, and specifications of engineering projects.
- operate various types of equipment safely and efficiently;
- perform manual labor;
- establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public;
- follow written and verbal instruction;
- communicate effective verbally and in writing.
HOW TO APPLY
You may apply on-line through our website (www.cochise.az.gov) or https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cochise. Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. Arizona Time on the closing date of the announcement in order to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. The applicant must clearly demonstrate on the application form that they meet the minimum qualifications for the position.