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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: District I
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 06.308
Announcement Number: 41702
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/20/2021
Close Date: 02/03/2021
   Phone: (775)888-7276
   Email: jterrazas@dot.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
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.
These positions are located within District I, Las Vegas. Incumbents are responsible for ensuring that contractors quantities of work are documented, necessary testing, surveying, and inspections are completed, and that all construction crew activities are completed using proper methods and standards. Responsibilities include survey functions, assisting construction crews, drafting plans and specifications, field inspections of projects, cost estimations, and project coordination at the discretion of the District Engineer. The incumbents will also be responsible for reviewing and providing comments on change order requests, project closeout documents, meeting minutes, and working with city and county project teams to complete project documentation. Engineer Technicians on construction crews work alternative shifts and outside of traditional business hours and outside in a wide range of temperatures and climates. These positions may also have temporary assignments away from the normal duty station of Las Vegas. 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
    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. In addition, federal statute required random testing for controlled substances during employment.
    This position requires a valid driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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.
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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