Engineering Technician III
Under direction, to perform the most complex and difficult technical office engineering and/or survey functions involving extensive technical knowledge, discretion and judgment.
- Performs independent research on engineering problems requiring considerable knowledge of engineering methods;
- Acts as coordinator on large engineering projects involving contracts and agreements with other agencies and contractors, applying considerable independent judgment and initiative;
- May act as a section head over a group of technicians processing engineering plans;
- May represent the Department on both permanent and temporary committees;
- Supervises the review of plans for subdivisions, commercial buildings and other private projects to assure conformance with the County Ordinance Code and County adopted policies and standards;
- Reviews deeds and legal descriptions;
- Reviews building permit and development applications for conformance with County requirements;
- Reviews applications for grading, lot merger, lot line adjustment and certificate of compliance;
- Research information for engineering and/or surveying projects;
- May conduct site visits to ensure conformance with proposed and/or approved plans and conditions of approval;
- May perform any Engineering Technician II task;
- May coordinate and direct the research of engineering and/or survey projects;
- Uses AutoCAD for various engineering plans as directed;
- May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;
- Perform related work as required.
Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent
Seven (7) years of progressively responsible technical engineering experience.
- Engineering and/or surveying principles, practices, and mathematics;
- Engineering design principles, construction methods, and specifications preparation and interpretation;
- Drafting instruments, materials and techniques, including hand and AutoCAD and Geographic Information Systems computer applications;
- Basic office computer programs such as word processing, spreadsheet and email;
- Principles of supervision and training;
- Principles associated with the Subdivision Map Act and Land Surveyor's Act.
- Plan, organize, direct and supervise the work of others;
- Gather, compile and analyze engineering data and prepare technical engineering reports;
- Review deeds and legal descriptions, site plans, grading and development plans;
- Analyze situations, determine courses of action, and act independently under a minimum of direction;
- Establish, and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Closing Date/Time: 3/11/2020 11:59 PM Pacific