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Engineering Technician job in Glendora

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Organization:  City of Glendora
Job Category:  Engineering and Technology
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  California (CA)
City:  Glendora
Salary and Benefits:  $3,890 - $4,729


The City of Glendora is recruiting for an experienced and driven Engineering Technician to become a part of our Public Works Engineering Division team. Under general supervision, this position performs technical and sub-professional engineering work related to the drafting of plans for public works facilities and conduct of surveys; and assists in planning, designing and maintaining the City’s traffic circulation system.


The Engineering Division is responsible for plan checking, permitting and inspection of public improvements and grading operations, design and administration of budgeted capital improvement projects, administration of various maintenance districts, traffic signal operations and traffic safety.


Examples Include: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Performs a variety of work involved in the preparation of construction drawings and related maps, reflecting topography, drainage, rights-of-way, structures, utility lines, roadways, construction symbols, and related information; tabulates and plots field data; uses a variety of drafting tools and equipment; assists in the preparation of plans related to the construction and maintenance of a variety of projects in accordance with City, state, and federal guidelines; assists in the preparation of quantities calculations and materials costs; conducts field surveys, including surveys of property; performs surveys as party chief, Rodman, chainman, or note keeper, and operates a variety of survey equipment; measures distance and establishes relative elevations; prepares related drawings from field notes; conducts traffic studies which may include observing traffic patterns, taking traffic counts, radar speed surveys and turning movements; oversees the operation and maintenance of traffic signals; serves as a member and prepares agenda items for the Traffic Safety Committee; designs traffic related projects; analyzes high accident locations and makes recommendations; processes permit applications; reviews improvement plans; determines conditions for approval; calculates fees; completes necessary paperwork; issues permits for transportation, street, sewer and drainage projects; inspects materials and workmanship on public works projects and assesses conformance with plans and specifications; responds to inquiries and provides information regarding property descriptions, location, and property surveys; provides software training and support to colleagues as necessary, and perform other related duties as required. For a complete job description, applicants may go to the City’s website at www.ci.glendora.ca.us or contact the Human Resources & Risk Management Department.


Education and/or Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be an Associate’s degree or equivalent with major work in drafting, civil engineering or a closely related field; and two years of progressively responsible sub-professional engineering experience. Two years of progressively responsible experience in municipal traffic engineering may be required for some assignments.

Special Requirements: Possession of or ability to obtain a Class C California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. Possession of a recent, or ability to obtain, Engineering in Training Certificate is desirable. Possession of or ability to obtain a Radar Operator Certificate may be required for some assignments.

Knowledge and Skill Levels: Working knowledge of the fundamentals of civil engineering computations; nomenclature, symbols, methods, practices, techniques, and instruments used in engineering mapping; surveying equipment, principles, problems, techniques, and practices; mathematics as applied to the computation of distances, angles, areas, and traverses, including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry, and skill in the use of drafting tools and the operation of Computer Assisted Drafting computer programs.

FILING INFORMATION: A MAXIMUM OF 100 APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. If the maximum number are not received, this recruitment will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 2, 2013. Candidates must submit an original, fully completed City of Glendora employment application and optional resume to the Human Resources & Risk Management Department. An employment application may be downloaded from the City’s website at www.ci.glendora.ca.us. Resumes will not be accepted separately in lieu of a City application form. No postmarks, emails or faxes will be accepted. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please notify the Human Resources & Risk Management Department in advance if you require special accommodations to participate in any phase of the selection process.

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