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Engineering Plans Technician

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by PIMA COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Tucson, AZ 85726
9 Aug 2019
Annual Salary
2467 - Engineering Plans Technician (Job# 28) Starting Range: $16.51hr REOPEN

This position is in the Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department.

Salary Grade: 36

Performs preliminary technical review and coordination of engineering plans for construction, development and/or wastewater projects and, depending upon department or area of assignment, conducts field work for the location, inspection and evaluation of wastewater systems or reviews and processes re-zoning, wide-load, right-of-way, and sewer permit applications. This is distinguished from other engineering technical classifications by its responsibility for paraprofessional technical review of plans and/or participation in fieldwork affecting wastewater projects and systems and also is distinguished from the Engineering Plans Technician-Senior classification which has final review authority for engineering plans.

An assessment may be administered.


Completion of 18 semester hours of college level course work from an accredited college or university in an engineering (mechanical, civil, electrical) or related discipline as determined by the appointing authority at time of recruitment, e.g., hydrology, environmental sciences, architecture, watershed management, transportation, soil and water science, etc. and two years of experience reviewing engineering plans. (Additional relevant experience and/or education from an accredited college or university may be substituted.) OR:Two years of experience with Pima County as a Public Works Engineering Technician or Engineering Intern.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.

Preferred Qualifications: Current GraniteNet Asset Inspection software experience.Current NASCO certification and/or sewer pipeline condition assessment experience.Knowledge and experience of wastewater conveyance/collections system.Current Info Public Sector Infrastructure Management (IPS) software experience.Experience with Microsoft Office Suite experience, with expertise in Excel.
Selection Procedure:
Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/scored against any advertised Preferred Qualifications. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a referral list provided by Human Resources. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.


Licenses and Certificates: Some positions may require that an Arizona Collection System Operators Certification (Grade I) be obtained within 6 months and a Collection System Operators Certification (Grade II) be obtained within 1 year. Valid driver license is required at time of application. Valid AZ driver license is required at time of appointment. The successful applicant will be subject to a 39-month DOT Motor Vehicle Record review to determine applicant's suitability to operate county vehicles in accordance with Pima County administrative procedures. Failure to obtain and maintain the required licenses and certifications shall be grounds for termination. Any offer of employment resulting from this recruitment is contingent upon Fleet Service's review and approval of the candidate's driving record.

Special Notice Items: Field tasks can include hiking in rough terrain, oftentimes in adverse weather conditions. The County requires pre-employment background checks. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include verification of work history, education and criminal conviction history. A prior criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify a candidate from employment with the County.

Physical/Sensory Requirements: Physical and sensory abilities will be determined by position. CLOSING DATE: Friday, 08/23/:59 pm Arizona Time When applying to this position, please note the Job Number is 28.
EOE Category: Engineering , Keywords: General Engineer

Reference: 745069293