Engineering Technician I & II - Permit SonomaCounty of Sonoma
Engineering Technician I & II - Permit Sonoma
$3,880 - $5,489/Mo.
Begin and expand your engineering career with Permit Sonoma! Permit Sonoma Engineering Technicians perform a wide variety of technical, sub-professional engineering work related to land use & construction development.
For more info & to apply online, visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org
or call 707-565-2331.
Apply by 11/21/17
If you are also interested in applying at the II level of this opportunity, you must apply to the separate recruitment now being conducted for the II level.
Permit Sonoma Engineering Technicians perform a wide variety of technical, sub-professional engineering work related to land use and construction development. Field duties include the inspection of drainage improvements, grading, cut-fills, sanitation and water connections, non-standard septic systems, curb-gutter-sidewalk, and driveways for code and plan compliance. Along with conducting plan review activities and issuing correction notices, they also keep written and electronic notes regarding actions of inspections and site reviews.
Successful candidates will work closely with our Environmental Health Land Use section, conducting inspections to monitor, gather, and analyze data; and document and report on existing non-standard septic systems.
Ideal Candidates Will Possess:
- Training and experience issuing permits, and inspecting a projects compliance with plans and specifications
- Experience accurately and effectively creating, maintaining, and reviewing construction records and reports
- Good analytical and problem solving skills
- The ability to work independently and prioritize daily activities
- Excellent customer service skills and ability to work cooperatively with applicants, industry, staff, and other agencies
Education: Academic course work in plane geometry, trigonometry, algebra, and surveying which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Course work in an Engineering Technology curriculum leading to an Associate Degree is desirable.
Experience: Any combination of experience which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, one year of experience at the level of Engineering Aide with the County of Sonoma, would provide such opportunity.
License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Working knowledge of: the principles of algebra, geometry and trigonometry; surveying and drafting and computer aided drafting equipment; methods, materials, tools and equipment used in engineering construction; safety practices and procedures; electronic information systems.
Ability to: perform limited drafting, surveying, material testing, and engineering calculations; apply the elementary principles of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry to calculate a variety of areas, quantities or curves; perform a wide variety of computer applications; gather data and prepare accurate reports; read and understand technical descriptions; follow oral and written directions; work cooperatively with other staff; climb, stand and walk for sustained periods of time, perform physical tasks such as chopping, digging, flagging, and traffic control, and lift moderately heavy objects; utilize electronic information systems and analyze and interpret such information; communicate effectively with co-workers and the public.