Land Use Services Engineering Technician IV*

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Dec 21, 2020
Full Time Engineering
  • Salary: $54,953.60 - $75,566.40 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

RECRUITMENT BONUS:Newly hired employees may be eligible to receiveup to $2,000!
REFERRAL BONUS:Current employeesmay be eligible to receive bonus paymentsup to$750!

Dedicatedto ensuring a balance in the areas of housing, business, and recreational needs
for the diverse cultures and communities of San Bernardino County.

The Land Use Services Department is recruiting forEngineering Technicians IVwho perform limited professional engineering duties in the Building and Safety Division . These positionsprovide customer service to the public, participate inmeetings with the public,researchand answer engineering related questions, provide information regarding requirements, and review plans.Assignments within the Land Development section may review and complete technical, hydrology, anddrainage studies; review grading plans;evaluate road and drainage conditions;perform field investigation on drainage complaints;andcoordinate conditioning for new developments andstreet improvements associated with land development. Plan Check assignmentsfunction as an assistant project manager on Building and Safety projects; review plans for building and construction projects and permit applications; review plot plans for conformance with County Development Code; ensure design reflects mapped hazard overlays; verify necessary reports and studies are submitted; and ensure required utilities are available.

A current vacancy exists in Land Development; list maybe used to fill other vacancies as they arise throughout the Land Use Services Department.

*Official Title is: Engineering Technician IV. For more detailed information, refer to the Engineering Technician IV job description.


Background: Applicants must successfully pass 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 validCalifornia Class C driver 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 (for example: physics, chemistry, math). College transcriptsMUSTbe included with your application if a degree has not been conferred in a qualifying area. Applicants with college coursework completed outside the United StatesMUSTalso submit an equivalency report from an accredited credential evaluation service with the application.


Experience: Candidates must meet the Education requirement and one of the following options:

Option 1:Three (3) years of full-time technical civil engineering or closely related work experience which includes the applicationof engineering formulas, theories, and practices to the construction, design, and inspection of public works projects.

Option 2: Three (3) years of full-time experience as a Senior Land Use Technician in San Bernardino County or in an equivalent position as a lead worker explaining regulations and reviewing development or construction plans for conformance to regulations and development/building codes.

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


One (1) year of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education.
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 possess prior experience in project management for construction projects, have excellent customer service skills, and be familiar with San Bernardino Development Code. Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, engineering construction technology, or a closely related field is highly desirable.

Selection Process

All communications regarding the selection process will be via email. Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mail frequently to learn additional information regarding this recruitment. Check your GovernmentJobs account for notifications. Update your firewalls to allow e-mails from San Bernardino County through Update your Spam, Junk, and Bulk settings to ensure it will not spam/block/filter communications from email addresses with the following domain "". Finally, be sure to keep your personal information updated. Taking these steps now will help ensure you receive all communications regarding this recruitment.

There will be acompetitive evaluationof qualificationsbased on the information provided in the Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire.You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience and skills, as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Department.

Application Procedure :Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number of qualified applications are received.Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as position may close at any time.Please complete and submit the onlineemployment application and supplemental application for consideration. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.

To ensure timely andsuccessfulsubmission of your onlineapplication, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automaticallylogged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfullysubmitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note: if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application, we have not received your application.

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