Salary: 5489.00 - 6599.00 USD
RECRUITMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR UNTIL A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. Recruitment may close at any time.
***This class will receive a 3% increase effective, June 2023. ***
Senior Engineering Technicians perform complex and highly technical engineering work and provide lead direction to support level personnel. The incumbent assigned to Public Works and Public Utilities will perform project design and project management tasks for a variety of capital improvement projects including street, traffic signals, ITS (Intelligence Traffic Systems), water, wastewater, and recycled water systems. This work may include project scoping, cost estimating, researching utilities and coordinating with survey staff for easements, Right-Of-Way and As-Built/topo data, preparation of construction plans and specifications as well as providing construction support. This position will also participate in improving the department's CAD standards and providing training to staff as needed. The desired candidate will have exceptional knowledge of Microsoft Office products as well as Microsoft Project and have excellent oral and written communication skills along with comprehensive knowledge of AutoDesk AutoCAD and Civil 3D, version 2015 or higher.
A vacancy currently exists in the Public Utilities Departments. Immediate and future vacancies will be filled from this eligible list for a period of three (3) months from the date the eligible list is created, with the option of extending that period for up to a maximum of two years at the City's discretion. Should the competitive process be suspended for this recruitment, the eligibility list may be limited to three (3) months.
Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule
BENEFITS: UNIT 3: The Fresno City Employees Association, Inc. (FCEA)
HEALTH INSURANCE: The City contributes toward monthly premiums for PPO medical, dental and vision for employee and dependents.
FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: IRS 125 Plan for health and dependent care expenses.
DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Voluntary 457 plan with Fidelity Investments to increase your retirement savings.
VACATION LEAVE: Accrue 8 - 14.66 hours per month based on years of service.
SICK LEAVE: Eight (8) hours per month, available after 90 days
SUPPLEMENTAL SICK- 40 hours per fiscal year. 80 hours lifetime maximum
HOLIDAYS: Ten (10) City-observed annual holidays plus birthday and two (2) personal days.
SHORT TERM DISABILITY: Provided through California SDI program.
BILINGUAL PREMIUM: PAY: $100 per month
HEALTH REIMBURSEMENT ARRANGEMENT: Eligible retirees can use remaining Sick Leave balance at 80% of hourly rate and other leave balances, if applicable, to reimburse medical insurance and qualified medical expenses, tax free.
RETIREMENT: City of Fresno Retirement Systems, one of the best funded public systems in the state. Reciprocity with other CA public agencies. Vested in Retirement benefits after 5 years of service. City employees do not participate in Social Security.
DROP (Deferred Retirement Option Program): an optional, voluntary program that allows an employee to deposit retirement benefits in a special savings account within the Retirement System while continuing to work for the City of Fresno for up to 10 years. Participation minimum is age 50 and vested. Benefits includes ownership of accumulated funds, compound interest earnings, and alternative distribution options.
Additional information regarding the City of Fresno benefits is available at
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify for the examination and does not assure a place on the eligibility list.
Twenty-four (24) units of college level course work in engineering, geometry, trigonometry, drafting, surveying, or related field; AND two (2) years of experience equivalent to that gained as an Engineering Technician II with the City of Fresno.
Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.
If qualifying with a degree or accredited college or university credits, please attach a copy of the degree or transcripts. Applications lacking this documentation may be rejected.
Possession of a valid Driver's License at time of appointment. Possession of a valid California Driver's License is required within sixty (60) days of appointment. Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver's license and current copy of their driving record.
Eligibles certified for consideration for this position will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint process prior to employment with the City of Fresno.
How To Apply
APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION. PLEASE VISIT www.fresno.gov/jobs. TO APPLY. For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view "Instruction Guide" on the City's website, Personnel Services Career Opportunities page, or call (559) 621-6950 for assistance. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.
ALL CORRESPONDENCE regarding this recruitment and exam process will be sent via e-mail. All applicants will acknowledge such understanding when they complete their on-line application. Verify we have your correct e-mail address before you submit your application. It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email frequently to ensure they receive all pertinent communication from the Personnel Services Department on a timely basis. Applicants will receive an automatically generated confirmation e-mail upon a successful application submittal. The e-mail is the only proof of submittal.
It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email account and to ensure it is set up to accept emails from the City of Fresno. Dependent upon your settings, notices from the City of Fresno may be directed to the junk mail or spam folders. It is the applicant's responsibility to check these folders as well.
Applications must be submitted by midnight on the filing deadline or they will not be accepted for any reason. FOR THIS RECRUITMENT, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PERMANENT FRESNO CITY EMPLOYEES APPLY THROUGH PEOPLESOFT SELF SERVICE.
The examination process may consist of the following:
Written Exam 100%: A job related written examination may be administered which may test a candidate's knowledge in the following areas: surveying, automated drafting, subdivision maps, engineering terminology, trigonometry, geometry, and report writing skills; AND the ability to provide lead direction to subordinates, make engineering computations, process special permits, and apply judgment/interpersonal relations skills. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list.
The Written Examination has been tentatively scheduled for the week of: May 22, 2023.
Veteran Preference Regulations
Candidates applying for veteran's preference are required to submit a copy of their DD214 with their application during the specified filing period. Evidence must be presented to indicate that the candidate was discharged honorably from the military service. Veterans, including City employees, must resubmit proof of honorable service for every examination for which veteran's preference credit is requested. Qualified veterans who pass the examination will have five (5) points added to their final score.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Fresno is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Should you need a special accommodation due to a qualifying disability, please contact the Personnel Service Department at (559) 621-6950 in advance of the examination.
Closing Date/Time: 01/31/2024
2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, California