The Alameda County Water District located in Fremont; CA is seeking to fill two (2) Engineering Technician positions. This recruitment is being conducted at both levels of the classification series and will be filled at each level as described below.
Development Services: (Engineering Technician Level I) $81,798-$99,429 annually, plus benefits
This position under close supervision, performs routine to difficult drafting and technical engineering work in field surveying, inspection, drafting and/or office engineering functions; utilizes a variety of technical engineering software applications including the CADD (Computer Aided Drafting and Design) system and GIS (Geographic Information System) to create and maintain engineering drawings and maps; conducts fire flow tests and prepares related correspondence; collects samples and performs a variety of field engineering activities; customer job order preparation and estimation for District work including standard and non-standard cost estimates; coordinates construction and related activities with District Operations Department, developers, external contractors and other public agencies; and may review the work of other Technicians; effectively provides service to customers and responds to a variety of customer inquiries; establishes and maintains a variety of engineering files and records; reviews elements of engineering drawings and improvement plans submitted by developers, external engineers and other agencies for conformance with District Standards; confers and coordinates with vendors, contractors and/or outside agencies in response to questions; prepares and reviews easements, property and easement descriptions; prepares utility permits and associated plans and documentation; prepares temporary water service agreements; performs simple research and develops and presents reports; and prepares and maintains routine correspondence; oversees and coordinates work and helps to resolve problems and disputes; provides technical and administrative support to customers and District projects and programs; and performs other related work as required.
Project Engineering: (Engineering Technician Level II) $94,128-$114,419 annually, plus benefits
This position under supervision, performs routine to difficult drafting and technical engineering work to create and maintain engineering drawings and maps utilizing a variety of technical engineering software applications including the CAD (Computer Aided Design) system, GIS (Geographic Information System) and manual drafting; performs field surveying, material testing, inspection, sample collection and a variety of field engineering activities; performs office engineering functions; establishes and maintains a variety of engineering files and records; provides technical and administrative support to District projects and programs; and performs other related work as required.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be the equivalent of:
Possession of an Associate Degree or equivalent in engineering or closely related field and:
Engineering Technician I: No work experience is required.
Engineering Technician II: Two years of technical experience equivalent to an Engineering Technician I with the District.
Both positions: Must possess a valid California Driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.
Engineering Technician I (Development Services Only) Must obtain a Grade I Water Distribution certificate within 18 months of appointment.
Additional Salary Information: plus benefits
About Alameda County Water District
The Alameda County Water District is a California Special District which provides high quality, low-cost drinking water to approximately one-third million people in the cities of Fremont, Newark, and Union City. With over 240 staff positions and 100 different job classifications, Alameda County Water District strives to recruit and retain a qualified, productive workforce and maintain a workplace environment where diversity and excellence are valued and where creativity, teamwork, and open communication are actively encouraged.