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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $47,188.80 to  $69,739.20  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.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Transportation
Division: Engineering
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 06.308
Announcement Number: 38001
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 08/13/2019
Close Date: 09/03/2019
   Phone: (775)888-7911
   Email: ccosentino@dot.nv.gov
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 the Right-of-Way Survey Services Section of the Right-of-Way division in Carson City, Nevada. This position is a squad lead technician that assists, oversees, performs, reviews, and prepares completed right-of-way plans, maps, sketches, title packages and land/legal descriptions, directs and conducts research of Department's records to provide information to the general public, land surveyors, state and local agencies regarding the location of Nevada Department of Transportation property rights, calculations, CADD drafting, and writing of land/legal descriptions for acquisitions and disposal of NDOT property rights. Responsibilities will include: survey functions; computer aided design and drafting (CADD) of right-of-way plans; 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.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position requires experience with the PLSS (Public Land Survey System), as well as experience in calculating land boundaries other than Public Lands.
    This position requires experience with reviewing title reports and writing land/legal descriptions.
    This position requires computer aided design and drafting (CADD) experience.
    This position requires experience with Bentley MicroStation.
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The Examination
Engineering Tech IV - Right of Way
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) Do you have a Bachelor's or Associate's degree in Engineering, Surveying, or related field? List the type of degree you have successfully completed, the issuing institution, and the date the degree was received.
2) Describe your experience, including the number of years, researching public records.
3) Describe your experience, including the number of years, with the U.S. Rectangular Survey System.
4) Describe your experience, including the number of years, with CADD.
5) Describe your experience, including the number of years, with plotting and interpretation of maps and land descriptions.
6) Describe your experience, including the number of years, with calculating land boundaries and right-of-way centerlines.
7) Describe your experience, including the number of years, writing legal descriptions.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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