Senior Engineering Technician - Grant Funded (2 Years)
City of University Place
Location: University Place, Washington
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 2 Year Degree
Salary: $6,136 - $8,075
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
Under the direction of the Director of Engineering and Capital Projects, performs complex, senior-level drafting, and technical assistance in preparing civil roadway design documents. This position requires a high degree of independent judgment, initiative and discretion.
Prepares detailed drawings, layouts, maps, and graphical representations of engineering designs using AutoCAD and Civil 3D; works within Civil 3D to generate and modify electronic design data.
Assists design engineers in the development of municipal roadway projects.
Prepares final construction drawings and manages plan production for a variety of municipal infrastructure projects.
Interprets and develops detailed drawings from AutoCAD models, sketches and mark-ups provided by professional civil engineers.
Job functions and responsibilities are intended to provide a descriptive list illustrative of the range of duties performed by employees. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
This position is open until filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
City Application, cover letter and resume are required. An application form may be obtained from the City’s webpage at City of University Place l Job opportunities or from the University Place main reception desk located at 3609 Market Place W. Suite 200, University Place, WA 98466. Submit completed application packet to:
Associate Degree or certification in CAD drafting, Civil Engineering Technology or a closely related field and three years of increasingly responsible experience in civil construction drafting/design activities. Experience with GIS, AutoCAD, and Civil 3D is required.
Located on the picturesque Puget Sound, the City of University Place is located halfway between the state capitol of Olympia and the state’s largest city, Seattle, the city boasts beautiful scenic views of the Olympic Mountains, Mount Rainier and the Puget Sound and is the ideal launching point to the Pacific Northwest.
University Place is also a destination in itself, with something to offer everyone, including parks, wetlands and preserves, miles of walking and bike paths, dozens of locally owned businesses and a world-class golf course, the critically acclaimed Chambers Bay, which hosted the world’s finest golfers and golf fans for the U.S. Amateur in 2010 and will host the U.S. Open in 2015.