SENIOR ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

  • CLARK COUNTY, NV
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Nov 13, 2021
Full Time Engineering
  • Salary: $25.48 - $39.47 Hourly USD

Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Clark County Public Works Department is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the Senior Engineering Technician position. This position plans, assigns, directs and reviews the work of engineering technical support staff or a project or day-to-day basis; performs complex technical office and field work and may have specific programmatic responsibility in support of County or local agency engineering-related activities; performs specified engineering design work under the direction of a professional engineer.

This is an open and continuous recruitment, scheduling dates will vary depending on when the application was received and reviewed by Human Resources.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive Eligibility list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by Human Resources.

Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the selection process.

Some positions may be Grant Funded. Grant Funded positions are subject to continuation based on availability of grant funds and the employee will be terminated without right of appeal when such funds are no longer available.

Some positions may be used to fill term Limited-Permanent positions. The selected candidates will be hired for a special project or duties of a limited duration and be required to sign a term of employment letter specifying condition and exact dates of employment. The successful candidates will be eligible for benefits during the duration of employment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience: Equivalent to two (2) years of college or training in engineering, drafting, construction, survey or related technical training, AND three (3) years of full-time experience in providing technical support, including skilled computer applications and design work, to an engineering function.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Working Conditions: Specified positions may work with exposure to heavy traffic and hazardous terrain.

Licensing and Certification: Specified positions require possession of a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License at time of appointment.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Provides lead direction, training and work review to a group of technical and related engineering support staff; organizes and assigns work, sets priorities, and follows-up to ensure coordination and completion of assigned work. Provides input into selection, evaluation, disciplinary and other personnel matters; may sign evaluation forms and counsel employees as required. Performs complex technical support work including standard engineering design, final plan and specific detail preparation, plan review and project or program oversight, normally under the direction of a professional engineer. Directs a specific programmatic area, such as the materials control laboratory or the pavement management program; supervises a small staff in addition to performing complex technical work in support of the program. Reviews and evaluates parcel maps, records of survey, subdivision and construction plans for adherence to standards. Provides information to the public, in person or over the telephone, which may require the interpretation and application of policies, procedures and regulations. Compiles and maintains bid and contract documents; reviews and analyzes proposals; prepares summaries and recommendations; maintains records of performance and payments made. Researches computer databases and hard copy files for maps, specifications, right-of-ways and easements, technical data, land descriptions, laboratory testing results and similar information; summarizes such information for project use and engineering support. Makes a variety of complex computations in an office, laboratory or field setting; enters date into an automated system and produces reports, drawings or statistical summaries. Performs field surveys and/or inspections in the area to which assigned; sets up equipment to make field measurements in such areas as traffic counts, air quality, weather conditions, flood warning systems and similar technical areas. Performs journey-level mapping and drafting, using manual and computer-aided drafting methods to produce maps, drawings, charts, graphs and related documents. Makes field inspections and laboratory tests and measurements of materials used in construction projects to ensure conformance to specifications. Reviews a variety of plans and designs to ensure conformance with codes and regulations; reviews engineering drawings and specifications to verify calculations, quantities, accuracy and completeness. Prepares a variety of written materials such as bid abstracts, legal land descriptions, correspondence and reports. Maintains accurate records and files related to the department to which assigned. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; may drive a motor vehicle to reach work sites, obtain field information or pick up and deliver materials and supplies. Uses specialized equipment to produce copies of maps, drawings and blueprints.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle in order to reach work sites; strength and stamina to walk and climb and conduct field inspections and investigations; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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