The City of Laguna Beach is seeking a motivated, results-oriented Engineering Technician!
Assignments will involve a variety of duties and responsibilities in the fields of civil engineering design, public works administration, engineering technical assistance, public works permitting and inspection, computer aided design (CAD), and geographic information systems (GIS).
Reports To: Reports to a division manager within the Public Works Department or as may otherwise be assigned by the Director.
Supervises: May supervise interns or part-time staff as necessary.
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Preparing and reviewing plans, cross sections, profiles, diagrams, maps, exhibits, graphs and charts using computer aided design (CAD) or other computer applications
Conducting field inspections
- Providing support at the public counter
- Responding to public inquiries in person or over the telephone
- Issuing public works permits
Accessing, inputting, and modifying data on the City’s geographic and property information network (GIS)
Conducting or participating in studies and field surveys in the collection and compilation of a wide variety of data
Making mathematical computations
Gathering information for the preparation of construction plans and specifications
Preparing and reviewing construction quantity and cost estimates
Performing survey related office work including research of public records
Reading and preparing a variety of routine reports and correspondence
Communicating with outside agencies
Obtaining regulatory permits
Implementing processes for the storage of project documentation
Providing general administrative support
Performing other functions as assigned
Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows:
Education: A high school diploma or equivalent supplemented by college-level coursework in engineering, mathematics or a related field. A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field from an ABET accredited program is desirable.
Experience: Prior civil engineering, municipal government, and/or public works construction and inspection experience is desirable.
License/Certificate Requirements: Due to the performance of some field duties, which may require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid California Driver’s license and an acceptable driving record are required.
Interested candidates must submit a completed online application by the closing deadline of Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. PST in order to be considered.