• Full Time
  • Monterey, CA
  • $71,928.00 - $87,432.00 Annually USD / Year

Website City of Monterey


The City of Monterey’s Public Works Department is seeking a full-time Engineering Technician. This role involves offering technical support through the development of project specifications and preliminary designs. The Engineering Technician will primarily serve as a coordinator for various projects, overseeing tasks such as survey work, permitting, and utilities coordination, in direct support of engineers and project managers.


Nestled along California’s Central Coast, the City of Monterey is known for its natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, hospitality, and sense of community. The City of Monterey is a full-service charter city operating under a Council-Manager form of government. The City of Monterey is a full-service city that provides police, fire, public works, planning, recreation, and parks services and operates its own conference center, sports center, parking, and marina facilities.


The City of Monterey offers a competitive benefits package to full-time employees. Some of these benefits include a Health Spending Fund, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Vacation Accruals, Sick Leave, 15 Paid Holidays, Education Incentive Pay, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, CalPERS Retirement, and more!


A limited number of applicants who clearly show that they most closely meet the needs of this position in terms of training, experience, education, and other job-related characteristics will be accepted to participate in the selection process. This process will include evaluation and initial screening of the standard on-line City application to determine which candidates progress to the next phase of the recruitment process. The subsequent selection process may include a written test/written exercise, performance exercise, panel interview, and a final departmental interview. As a condition of employment, the selected candidate may be required to successfully pass a physical exam including a drug screen, a Livescan fingerprint background check, and a reference check. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to make changes to components of the examination process.

Candidates who successfully complete all phases of this recruitment process will be placed on an eligibility list. The eligibility list is active for 12-months and may be used to fill additional positions including lower-level positions determined to have similar duties and requirements.

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received or until the position has been filled. This recruitment may close at any time without notice.

**Interested applicants must apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/montereyca**


Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: performs difficult drafting on “AutoCAD” and in ink and pencil including preparation of construction drawings, basic designs and cost estimates for streets, sewers, storm drains, traffic control improvements, parks, buildings and other public works projects complete with plans, profiles and cross sections; may reduce survey field notes; computes traverses and plot resulting data to prepare topographic maps, property and description maps; assessment district plans, and similar documents; prepares visual aid exhibits; charts and graphics; researches records, compiles field data, maintains City maps, files, database data, and records of streets, sanitary sewers, storm drains, parks and buildings; investigates requests from citizens; may act as rod-person on a survey party performing topographic, property and construction surveys; may perform traffic engineering duties; prepares sketches and makes calculations related to foregoing assignments; updates computer drafting standards and standard details; answers questions of the public.


Any combination equivalent to experience and education that likely provides the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education: Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school, including or supplemented by courses in drafting and trigonometry.
Experience: Four (4) years of experience in engineering drafting with some survey experience. Education or experience with “AutoCAD” is highly desirable.


Must possess a valid California Driver’s License upon time of appointment and be insurable with the City’s standard insurance rate, unless otherwise approved by appointing authority.

To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.