ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN 3

  • State of Nevada
  • Sparks, Nevada
  • Nov 01, 2022
Full Time Engineering
  • Salary: $41,989.68 - $61,616.88   USD

Job Description

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN 3 - Requisition ID: 14954

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive

Posting Close Date: N/A

Geographical Location: Reno, Sparks

Department:DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Division: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Business Unit: HR-TRANSPORTATION ADMIN

Work Type:PERMANENT

*Pay Grade: GRADE 30

Salary Range: $41,989.68 - $61,616.88

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time

Recruiter: WENDY MICHAEL TIERNEY

Phone: 775 888-3070

Email: wtierney@dot.nv.gov

Position Description

Under general supervision incumbents perform one or more of the duties described in the series concept at the journey level, perform technical engineering work by applying a variety of methods and practices in compiling technical data, using computer aided software, operating specialized equipment, and preparing technical engineering documents.

Engineering Technicians perform a broad range of duties involving technical engineering work in support of professional engineers including drafting, engineering calculations, surveying, materials and soils testing, construction inspection, roadway design, right-of-way engineering, planning, permitting and inspection, water rights appropriation and land acquisition in support of civil or related professional engineering work. Work requires the application of technical engineering skills, methods and practices in compiling technical data, drafting, computer aided software, operating specialized equipment and preparing engineering related documents.

This position is located in Reno, District 2 in the Construction Division, Crew 913.Incumbent will work in the field performing required inspections, testing, and surveying; complete field and office work to assure contractor's work is documented per the specifications and quantities for prompt contractor payment

To see full Class Specifications,visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-6_0/

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, physics, math or closely related field and one year of experience in a specialized engineering function or program area which involved the application of work procedures, standards and controls; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of experience as described above; OR one year of experience as an Engineering Technician II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

Special Requirements

  • Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, some positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. In addition, federal statute requires random testing for controlled substances during employment.
  • This position requires a valid driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • This position requires an applicant be at least 18 years of age upon application.


This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

Job Address

Sparks, Nevada United States View Map