Engineering Technician III

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time Engineering
  • Salary: $47,756.80 - $65,561.60 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

The Department of Public Works is recruiting for Engineering Technicians III who perform technical engineering duties requiring a good understanding of technical engineering practices and procedures.Duties include preparing final maps, construction drawings, and preliminary plans oh highway and flood control facilities; draft plans and profiles, cross sections, topographic features;researching property ownership; measuring distances and bearings; setting up and operating survey instruments;sampling of soil and construction material at job sites and mix plants; conducting studies and making recommendations. Other duties may include measuring landfill gas perimeter probes; operating, monitoring, and maintaining landfill gas systems; inspecting inactive landfill sites for regulatory compliance.
For more detailed information regarding job duties, refer to the Engineering Technician III job description.


Background: Incumbent must successfully complete a background check prior to appointment.
Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required. Incumbents must make provision for transportation. At the time of hire, a valid California class Cdriver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced by the individual providing the transportation and maintained during the course of employment.

Minimum Requirements

Education:Fifteen(15) semester (23 quarter) units of completed college coursework in civil engineering, engineering construction technology, or a closely related field. College transcriptsMUSTbe included with your application if a degree has not been conferred. Applicants with college coursework completed outside the United StatesMUSTalso submit an equivalency report from an accredited credential evaluation service with the application.



Option 1: Two (2)years of technical civil engineering experience which includes the application of civil engineering formulas, theories, and practices to the construction, design, and inspection of public works projects.
Option 2: Five (5) years of experience equivalent to an Equipment Operator III in San Bernardino County, with responsibility for leading work crews operating heavy construction equipment in a variety of roadway, flood control maintenance and construction projects. Duties must include experience setting up projects; inspecting work; maintaining records for equipment, load counts, figures tonnage, job costs, etc.; and assisting with project cost estimating and scheduling.

Substitution for Education: One (1) year of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education.

Substitution for Experience:An additional fifteen (15) semester (23 quarter) units of completed college coursework as described aboveORsuccessful completion of the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.

Note:Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have experience drafting engineering designs using CAD or GIS software and have some knowledge of civil and structural engineering.

Selection Process

Application Procedure: Applications will be accepted continuously and reviewedperiodically. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time.

There will be anonline assessmentof knowledgeand skills in the following areas:
Advanced Math Concepts
General Civil Engineering
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