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Engineering Technician II   

JOB TITLE:

Engineering Technician II

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Hillsboro Oregon United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

THE POSITION



The Capital Project Services (CPS) Division of the Land Use and Transportation Department is recruiting for two Engineering Technician IIs to join the team!

The Position
The CPS Division is responsible for multi-million dollar transportation improvements projects.
The Engineering Technician II is an inspection person responsible for tasks related to the construction of transportation facilities, examples of duties include but are not limited to:
  • Road and bridge construction project inspection
  • Inspection for traffic signal installation
  • Inspection of underground utilities work
  • Review of plans and specifications
  • Tracking and calculating quantities on construction projects, ensuring compliance with plans and specifications, and conducting site investigations
  • Responding to citizen concerns.

Ideal Candidates
The ideal candidates will need to possess the knowledge and confidence to be a field technician on County capital transportation construction projects.
The candidates will have knowledge in various aspects of major road construction, bridges, complex retaining walls, traffic signal installation, and underground utility installations.
They must be able to problem solve and look for opportunities for improvement; they must have the ability to read and review project plans and specifications and must possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

  • Two (2) years of responsible experience in road construction, road construction inspection, construction management, civil engineering, traffic engineering, or surveying, and work experience in an office or field setting; OR
  • An Associate's Degree in civil engineering or related field.
ADDITIONAL LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, PHYSICAL ABILITIES AND SPECIALTY REQUIREMENTS
  • A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record per Washington County policy.
Please be clear and specific in the applicable sections of the employment application about how your background is relevant.
This information must also be consistent with your supplemental question responses.
Please note: Answers to the supplemental questions are typically evaluated separately from your application.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

*** A cover letter is required to apply for this position ***
Your cover letter should:
  • Highlight key points of your application
  • Provide an overview of your qualifications, including any relevant experience, education, training and skills
  • Address how you meet the ideal candidate profile

Selection Process
  • Apply Today: We ask that you complete and submit an online application, which will be used to screen for minimum qualifications (MQs) and to determine starting pay in accordance with the provision of the Oregon Equal Pay Law
  • MQ Review: HR will screen applications for minimum qualifications after the posting closes.
  • SME Review: Applications for candidates that meet minimum qualifications will be forwarded to a panel of subject matter experts (SME) who will review and score your cover letter and other application materials.
    This process may take up to 2 weeks.

Our Commitment to You
We are committed to using a merit-based system in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Washington County values a culture of equity, diverse perspectives, and life experiences.
Our organization embraces innovation, collaboration and work-life harmony.
We offer job stability, a comprehensive benefits package, and an opportunity to serve and support our diverse community.
We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and an inclusive workforce.
Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Veterans' Preference
If you are a Veteran and would like to be considered for a Veterans' preference for this recruitment,

Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment.
To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources 503-846-8606, or e-mail: Careers@washingtoncountyor.
gov
at least 48 hours before any step in the recruitment and selection process for which you feel you need accommodation.


Status of Your Application
You will be advised by e-mail of your status at each step in the application process, from initial application to final employment disposition.
If you \"opt out\" or \"unsubscribe\" from email notifications from NEOGOV it will impact our ability to communicate with you about this and other recruitments.


Questions Regarding This Recruitment?
Contact Brighton Bohnenkamp, Talent Acquisition Business Partner at Brighton_Bohnenkamp@washingtoncountyor.
gov

Additional Resources:
New to GovernmentJobs.
com?
  • Visit https://www.
    governmentjobs.
    com/home/applicationguide
    for a comprehensive, step-by-step guide on the application process.
  • For technical support, contact Government Jobs' Live Application Support at 855-524-5627.
* Washington County is a drug-free workplace *


If this position is posted as a full time or part time regular opportunity it is represented by the Teamsters Local #223 (TMS) collective bargaining agreement.


Regular and limited duration full-time employees working 30 hours or more per week and job share employees are eligible for benefits beginning on the first of the month following employment.
Job share employees are responsible for 50% of the premium.
Part-time regular, variable hour, and temporary positions are not eligible for medical, dental, and vision benefits.


Check Out Our Award-Winning Benefits & Wellness Program!
Washington County values your dedication to lead the future of our community through public service.
Our total compensation package, which is comprised of more than just your annual salary, was built to show our commitment to the physical and financial health and wellbeing of you and your family.
Your total compensation package includes a comprehensive benefits program with medical, dental, and vision coverage at up to 95% employer paid! Other benefits youll enjoy as part of your total compensation package include:

  • Paid Time Off - 11 paid holidays including one floating holiday, 12 vacation days for new employees (accrual rates increase based on length of service), AND up to 96 hours of sick leave per year (unused sick leave accumulates from year to year without limit to provide pay and security if needed).
  • Wellness Program - Washington County has been named one of Oregons Healthiest Employers by the Portland Business Journal for the past 7 years.
    We are proud to receive this award and will continue to make your health and wellbeing a priority by providing resources and support to help you and your family live and work well.
    Resources include smoking cessation, weight management, and stress management classes (online or telephonic with a personal health coach); discounts on gym memberships, fitness activities, and sports tickets; and Health & Wellness events and onsite flu shot clinics.
  • Alternative Care Coverage
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life and Disability Insurance (both County-provided and voluntary)
  • Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)
  • 457b Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Emergency Travel Assistance
  • TriMet Hop Card at no cost to the employee
  • Bike lockers and repair stations
  • A charitable giving program
  • Oregon College Savings Plan

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

41.62 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707362339-3a1e74a39f0daffc1910d522609ae47a

LOCATION:

Oregon United States

CITY:

Hillsboro

Job Origin:

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THE POSITION



The Capital Project Services (CPS) Division of the Land Use and Transportation Department is recruiting for two Engineering Technician IIs to join the team!

The Position
The CPS Division is responsible for multi-million dollar transportation improvements projects. The Engineering Technician II is an inspection person responsible for tasks related to the construction of transportation facilities, examples of duties include but are not limited to:
  • Road and bridge construction project inspection
  • Inspection for traffic signal installation
  • Inspection of underground utilities work
  • Review of plans and specifications
  • Tracking and calculating quantities on construction projects, ensuring compliance with plans and specifications, and conducting site investigations
  • Responding to citizen concerns.

Ideal Candidates
The ideal candidates will need to possess the knowledge and confidence to be a field technician on County capital transportation construction projects. The candidates will have knowledge in various aspects of major road construction, bridges, complex retaining walls, traffic signal installation, and underground utility installations. They must be able to problem solve and look for opportunities for improvement; they must have the ability to read and review project plans and specifications and must possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

  • Two (2) years of responsible experience in road construction, road construction inspection, construction management, civil engineering, traffic engineering, or surveying, and work experience in an office or field setting; OR
  • An Associate's Degree in civil engineering or related field.
ADDITIONAL LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, PHYSICAL ABILITIES AND SPECIALTY REQUIREMENTS
  • A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record per Washington County policy.
Please be clear and specific in the applicable sections of the employment application about how your background is relevant. This information must also be consistent with your supplemental question responses. Please note: Answers to the supplemental questions are typically evaluated separately from your application.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

*** A cover letter is required to apply for this position ***
Your cover letter should:
  • Highlight key points of your application
  • Provide an overview of your qualifications, including any relevant experience, education, training and skills
  • Address how you meet the ideal candidate profile

Selection Process
  • Apply Today: We ask that you complete and submit an online application, which will be used to screen for minimum qualifications (MQs) and to determine starting pay in accordance with the provision of the Oregon Equal Pay Law
  • MQ Review: HR will screen applications for minimum qualifications after the posting closes.
  • SME Review: Applications for candidates that meet minimum qualifications will be forwarded to a panel of subject matter experts (SME) who will review and score your cover letter and other application materials. This process may take up to 2 weeks.

Our Commitment to You
We are committed to using a merit-based system in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities. Washington County values a culture of equity, diverse perspectives, and life experiences. Our organization embraces innovation, collaboration and work-life harmony. We offer job stability, a comprehensive benefits package, and an opportunity to serve and support our diverse community. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and an inclusive workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Veterans' Preference
If you are a Veteran and would like to be considered for a Veterans' preference for this recruitment,

Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment. To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources 503-846-8606, or e-mail: Careers@washingtoncountyor.gov at least 48 hours before any step in the recruitment and selection process for which you feel you need accommodation.

Status of Your Application
You will be advised by e-mail of your status at each step in the application process, from initial application to final employment disposition. If you \"opt out\" or \"unsubscribe\" from email notifications from NEOGOV it will impact our ability to communicate with you about this and other recruitments.

Questions Regarding This Recruitment?
Contact Brighton Bohnenkamp, Talent Acquisition Business Partner at Brighton_Bohnenkamp@washingtoncountyor.gov

Additional Resources:
New to GovernmentJobs.com?
  • Visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/home/applicationguide for a comprehensive, step-by-step guide on the application process.
  • For technical support, contact Government Jobs' Live Application Support at 855-524-5627.
* Washington County is a drug-free workplace *


If this position is posted as a full time or part time regular opportunity it is represented by the Teamsters Local #223 (TMS) collective bargaining agreement.

Regular and limited duration full-time employees working 30 hours or more per week and job share employees are eligible for benefits beginning on the first of the month following employment. Job share employees are responsible for 50% of the premium. Part-time regular, variable hour, and temporary positions are not eligible for medical, dental, and vision benefits.

Check Out Our Award-Winning Benefits & Wellness Program!
Washington County values your dedication to lead the future of our community through public service. Our total compensation package, which is comprised of more than just your annual salary, was built to show our commitment to the physical and financial health and wellbeing of you and your family. Your total compensation package includes a comprehensive benefits program with medical, dental, and vision coverage at up to 95% employer paid! Other benefits youll enjoy as part of your total compensation package include:

  • Paid Time Off - 11 paid holidays including one floating holiday, 12 vacation days for new employees (accrual rates increase based on length of service), AND up to 96 hours of sick leave per year (unused sick leave accumulates from year to year without limit to provide pay and security if needed).
  • Wellness Program - Washington County has been named one of Oregons Healthiest Employers by the Portland Business Journal for the past 7 years. We are proud to receive this award and will continue to make your health and wellbeing a priority by providing resources and support to help you and your family live and work well. Resources include smoking cessation, weight management, and stress management classes (online or telephonic with a personal health coach); discounts on gym memberships, fitness activities, and sports tickets; and Health & Wellness events and onsite flu shot clinics.
  • Alternative Care Coverage
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life and Disability Insurance (both County-provided and voluntary)
  • Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)
  • 457b Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Emergency Travel Assistance
  • TriMet Hop Card at no cost to the employee
  • Bike lockers and repair stations
  • A charitable giving program
  • Oregon College Savings Plan


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