Company Name: Nevada Department of Transportation
Title: Engineering Technician 4
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Job Post Website: https://nvapps.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/ViewAnnouncement.aep?recruitmentId=30810
Engineering Technician positions perform a broad range of duties involving technical engineering work in support of professional engineers. Duties include but are not limited to drafting, engineering calculations, surveying, materials/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. Duties require the application of technical engineering skills, methods, and practices in compiling technical data, drafting, computers, computer aided software, operating specialized equipment, and preparing engineering related documents.
Under general direction, incumbents function independently at the advanced journey level performing technical work requiring knowledge of engineering theories, principles, concepts and practices in a specialized area..
This position is located within District I, Las Vegas. Incumbent is responsible for ensuring that contractors quantities of work are documented, necessary testing, surveying and inspections are completed, and that all construction crew activities are completed using proper methods and standards. Responsibilities include survey functions, assisting construction crews, drafting plans and specifications, field inspections of projects, cost estimations, and project coordination at the discretion of the District Engineer. The incumbent will also be responsible for reviewing and providing comments on change order requests, project closeout documents, meeting minutes, and working with city and county project teams to complete project documentation. This position requires the incumbent to work alternative shifts and outside of traditional business hours and outside in a wide range of temperatures and climates. This position may also have temporary assignments away from the normal duty station of Las Vegas. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation 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, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil, mechanical, chemical or metallurgical engineering, mathematics or closely related field and one year of progressively responsible technical engineering work experience involving the coordination of technical engineering work projects, having technical responsibility over a specialized engineering function or program area, serving as leadworker to technical engineering staff, independently determining work priorities, implementing and/or developing work procedures, techniques, standards and controls; OR Associate’s degree from an accredited college, university or technical school with major course work in engineering, engineering technology, math or related field and three years of progressively responsible experience as described above; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and five years of progressively responsible experience as described above; OR two years as an Engineering Technician III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A valid driver’s license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. In addition, federal law required random testing for controlled substances during employment.
Desired Majors: Metallurgical Engineering
Position Type: Full-time Employment
Hours per week: 40+
Salary & Benefits: APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY – $43,179.84 to $63,830.16
Application Process: https://nvapps.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/BeginPrescreening.aep?recruitmentId=30589
Application Deadline: 3/3/2017