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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: 41182
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/16/2020
Close Date: 11/30/2020
   Phone: (775)888-7076
   Email: rprince@dot.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 6 Days 7 Hrs 11 Mins
The Position
Engineering Technicians perform a broad range of duties involving technical engineering work in support of professional engineers including drafting, engineering calculations, surveying, materials and 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. Work requires the application of technical engineering skills, methods and practices in compiling technical data, drafting, 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. The State of Nevada 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, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, physics, math or closely related field and two years of experience in a specialized engineering function or program area which involved the application of work procedures, standards and controls; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of progressively responsible experience as described above; OR one year of experience as an Engineering Technician III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    This position requires a valid driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    Experience with the Public Land Survey System (PLSS) is required.
    Experience reviewing title reports and writing land/legal descriptions is required.
    Experience with CADD is required.
    Experience calculating land boundaries other than public lands is required.
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

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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