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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 9:42 AM

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The Transportation Department is currently recruiting for an Engineering Technician II to support the Department's Palm Desert office. The position will be responsible for preparing development case files, answering general development questions from customers, and assisting in preparing development conditions of approval. The position is also responsible for researching right-of-way, reviewing encroachment permit applications and plans, as well as preparing encroachment permit for signature by the permit engineer.

Competitive candidates will have experience in the development entitlement process, specifically with experience conducting Right-Of-Way research, and will possess experience utilizing a land management software system to process and tracking development case files. Candidates with a strong understanding of basic survey techniques, and those that are proficient in Excel and Word, as well as Graphical Information Systems (GIS) software are highly desired.

The Hiring Certification List generated from this recruitment may be used to fill any other mission-critical Engineering Technician II vacancies that may occur in the coming weeks.


* Prepare development case files and provide an initial review for completeness; provide Palm Desert Office customers with development-related questions or requirements.

* Conduct title and property owner research; prepare legal descriptions and various legal documents relating to real property; utilize the land management system/development case system.

* Assist licensed engineers in preparing conditions of approval and assure compliance with applicable County ordinances.

* Review encroachment permit applications and plans, and prepare encroachment permit for engineer signature.

* Set up and maintain filing and indexing systems for road record documents, survey records, maps, accident records, transportation data, and other engineering record materials.

* Prepare drawings and sketch tracings from survey notes and other records; prepare detailed and precise maps including right of way maps.


Experience: Three years of sub-professional civil engineering experience.

Two years of the required experience may be substituted by the following:

* College level courses in civil engineering or closely related subjects such as land surveying, soils erosion, soils testing, blueprint reading, mathematics, computer graphics, or hydrology on the basis of 12 semester or 18 quarter units equaling one year of experience.

* Valid certificate of registration as an Engineer-in-Training or Surveyor-in-Training issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.


Education: Bachelor of science degree in surveying engineering/civil engineering.


The preliminary closing date for this recruitment is Thursday, January 11, 2017. All applications must apply utilizing the Riverside County Job Gateway system.

All applicants must submit a detailed resume/application with relevant work history.

For questions regarding this recruitment or the online application process, please contact David Williams at ( 951) ###-#### or


Associated topics: civil, concrete, department of transportation, draft, drainage, infrastructure, microstation, road, structural analysis, traffic


• Location: Palm Springs

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