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Engineering Technician I

Washington County, Hillsboro, Oregon

Job - Engineering

Close Date: 02/11/2018

Are you looking for the next step on your career path? If so, Come Lead with Us by joining the Traffic Engineering Division within the Department of Land Use and Transportation as an Engineering Technician I.

The Engineering Technician I (ET I) is responsible for supporting the traffic engineering and operations work flow within a team of technicians. The incumbent in this role will assist with gathering counts, mileage control, signing, and striping data. In addition, this position will prepare investigations for traffic control needs, respond to citizen concerns, and perform inspections. Occasional night work or extended hours may be required seasonally.

Duties may include either office or field work, or a combination of both.

Office Support
Performs basic drafting tasks for work associated with transportation infrastructure projects or maintenance activities, as assigned.
Utilizes software, web applications, and other research tools to acquire information associated with project work, permitted work, and historical data.
Supports the inspection effort associated with the construction of transportation infrastructure projects.
Performs basic to moderately complex calculations utilizing data points from survey notes, field observations, and electronic information.
Prepares cost estimates for basic transportation infrastructure projects and/or maintenance activities.
Gathers information for project activities which may include organizing and collating data.
Prepares basic reports and makes recommendations to supervisors and managers.
Investigates situations associated with the transportation infrastructure and provides information to the public, developers, contractors and/or other county employees.
Prepares basic work orders for maintenance crews and/or construction projects in the right-of-way.
Performs accurate timekeeping, record keeping, copying, and a variety of office support functions.

Field Activities
Performs inspections associated with basic transportation-related construction, code compliance, right-of-way permits, emergency response, and asset management.
Implements, interprets, and enforces standard specifications, approved plans, and road standards, as well as local, state, and federal permit requirements.
Performs field data collection functions related to construction and maintenance activities.
Assists with topographic surveying and construction stake-out.
Performs emergency response inspections and assessments for transportation-related features.

Education and Experience
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
One (1) year of responsible experience in one or more of the following: transportation infrastructure construction, inspection, construction management, civil engineering, traffic engineering, or surveying, and one year of work experience in an office or field setting; OR
An Associate's Degree in civil engineering or related field.

To apply for this position, please visit our website and search for job # 2018-13

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