Engineering Technician I
City of Bakersfield, CA - Bakersfield, CA

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Under general supervision, performs work of average difficulty involving technical office and field work checking development plans for conformance with City standards; preparing and checking final maps, legal descriptions, plans and specifications utilizing computer aided drafting format and performing research of record information in the Public Works Department. Performs other work as required.

Representative Duties:

The following typical tasks and responsibilities are representative of all positions in the class. They are descriptive, not limiting.

Essential Duties:
Prepares property descriptions and drafts plats for annexations, public way openings and closings; prepares descriptions both written and graphic for property to be deeded to the City; drafts plans for public improvement districts; prepares estimates; prepares annexation plats; calculates individual assessments; performs research work in checking and verifying names and legality of public improvement district petitions, establishing ownerships, assessed valuation, and other data for annexations studies and similar projects; develops original base maps from recorded tract maps and field survey notes; develops original base maps from recorded data and field survey information; carries out mathematical checks on subdivision maps and improvement plan checking; answers inquiries from the public in person or by telephone assists engineer in preparation of plans, specifications and estimates on more difficult projects; prepares plans utilizing computer aided drafting format, specifications and estimates on projects involving average difficulty; performs other work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applications will be accepted from those applicants who clearly demonstrate on the COMPLETED City Application, Resume, Supplemental Questionnaire and DMV printout that they have:
• Graduation from an accredited high school or G.E.D. equivalent, AND four (4) years of experience performing sub-professional engineering or field survey work in a civil engineering environment including two (2) years of computer aided drafting experience, OR
• Two (2) years of college in an Engineering related field AND two (2) years of experience as an Engineering Aide II or Computer Drafting Technician
• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field may be substituted for the required experience
• Valid California Class "C" driver's license. Applicants must submit a current or one that is not dated earlier than 8/07/13, State of California DMV printout from the Department of Motor Vehicles by the filing deadline. There will be no substitutions for the official DMV printout. On-line printouts are not acceptable.
Highly Desirable: Knowledge of AutoCAD
OTHER MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of: Basic procedures involved in design and construction engineering and specification development work; mathematics including algebra, geometry and trigonometry; thorough knowledge of drafting techniques, terminology and equipment including computer aided drafting; nomenclature, symbols and techniques of mapping; City operating policies; City standards and ordinances pertaining to public works engineering; word processing, spreadsheet and database software. Ability to: Work in a variety of engineering technician applications such as plan checking, writing legal descriptions, preparing annexation plats, etc.; work independently to complete an assigned project from inception to final design; produce finished plans and drawings from rough sketches, diagrams, surveyor's notes and field notes; precisely follow written and oral instructions; perform detailed work such as plan checking, writing legal descriptions, preparing annexation plats, etc. thoroughly, neatly and accurately; prepare notes, diagrams, drawings and reports; maintain accurate files and records; review the work of others; maintain effective working relationships. Physical or Special Working Conditions: Standard office environment and working conditions.
Examination (Weighted: 100%):
EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%): The method of examination may include one or more of the following: written exam; oral exam; evaluation of education, training, experience or other qualifications as shown by the application, or by other information submitted, or by the record; questionnaires submitted to references; or any other appropriate measure of fitness. A minimum passing score of 70% is required. NOTE: Admission to the Examination may be limited to those applicants who demonstrate the best combination of qualifications. Applicants possessing the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed admittance to the Examination. Resume will NOT be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

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