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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN 4 - ELKO - CONSTRUCTION/SURVEY
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $43,179.84 to  $63,830.16  PAY GRADE: 33
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Transportation
Division: District III
Location: Elko
Job Class Code: 06.308
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 30483
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/10/2017
Close Date: 02/06/2017
Recruiter:
   TONYA SIEBEN
   Phone: (775)888-7176
   Email: TSIEBEN@DOT.STATE.NV.US
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Engineering Technician positions perform a broad range of duties involving technical engineering work in support of professional engineers. Duties include but are not limited to drafting, engineering calculations, surveying, materials/soils testing, construction inspection, roadway design, right-of-way engineering, planning, permitting and inspection, water rights appropriation and land acquisition in support of civil or related professional engineering work. Duties require the application of technical engineering skills, methods, and practices in compiling technical data, drafting, computers, computer aided software, operating specialized equipment, and preparing engineering related documents.
Under general direction, incumbents function independently at the advanced journey level performing technical work requiring knowledge of engineering theories, principles, concepts and practices in a specialized area.
This position is located in District III, Elko. Under direction of the Resident Engineer incumbent plays critical a critical role in the development, delivery, and administration of district construction projects. Responsibilities will include: survey functions; assisting construction crews; drafting plans and specifications; field inspection of projects; material testing; cost estimation; computer aided drafting; and project coordination. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil, mechanical, chemical or metallurgical engineering, mathematics or closely related field and one year of progressively responsible technical engineering work experience involving the coordination of technical engineering work projects, having technical responsibility over a specialized engineering function or program area, serving as leadworker to technical engineering staff, independently determining work priorities, implementing and/or developing work procedures, techniques, standards and controls; OR Associate's degree from an accredited college, university or technical school with major course work in engineering, engineering technology, math or related field and three years of progressively responsible experience as described above; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and five years of progressively responsible experience as described above; OR two years as an Engineering Technician III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
Additional Position Experience
    This position may have temporary assignments away from the normal duty station of Elko.
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The Examination
Engineering Technician IV - Construction Division
The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
1) Describe your training & certification(s) in the following areas: 1) NDOT courses (i.e., Surveying, Asphalt Inspection, Concrete Inspection, General Inspection, Office School, Testing School, Partnering.); 2) Certifications and expiration dates if applicable (i.e., ATSSA Traffic Control Supervisor, NAQTC, ACI, OSHA); 3) Other training, certifications, Engineering Technician related education (i.e., ICC, NICET, EI, College courses); and 4) Experience training lower level staff as assigned.
2) Describe your experience inspecting and surveying in a construction setting in the categories listed in A-I. Please answer separately for each category in A-I. Describe your experience & indicate the number of years of experience for each category. A) Surveying and construction staking B) Traffic control, inspection and implementation C) Roadway and structure excavation, borrow, backfill and drainage D) Asphalt concrete paving operations E) Bridge structures and CIDH inspection F) Traffic signals, markings and signing inspections G) Electrical, lighting and ITS inspection H) Assignment as Lead Inspector I) Utility and railroad inspection.
3) Describe your experience with construction related materials testing for each category listed in A-E and indicate the number of years in each category. A) Borrow embankment, backfill and base courses B) Asphalt and concrete paving operations C) Concrete structures D) Bridge structures E) Assignment as Lead Tester
4) Describe your experience reviewing and interpreting construction plans, standard specifications, standard drawings or special provisions, shop drawings or reinforcing steel detail drawings.
5) Describe your experience working in a construction field office with responsibilities including processing pay estimates, contract close-out, quantity reconciliation, force account analysis or contract change orders, letters of authorizations and/or preparing as-build drawings.
6) Describe your experience with partnering on a construction project.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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