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The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Engineering Technician III in the Surveyor Division within the Community Development & Services Agency. Under general supervision, performs the most complex and responsible sub-professional and technical office and field work in support of County engineering activities including surveying, drafting, Stormwater Management Program, National Flood Insurance Program, traffic data collection, public works inspection, permit issuance, plan review, and creation and maintenance of maps, tables, graphs and other geographic source data with the use of enterprise GIS and other computer programs; and performs related work as assigned. This is the advanced journey level in the engineering technician class series. This position is not flexibly staffed with Engineering Technician I/II classification. 

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of techniques and applications used in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and computer-assisted design (CAD). Skill in making accurate engineering or surveying calculations; reading and interpreting a variety of plans, specifications, maps, descriptions and other technical documents. Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work, developing specific goals and plans to accomplish your work in a timely manner as established by regulations and local policy. The ideal candidate will adapt well to changes in assignments and priorities; will be customer oriented and will build constructive working relationships with clients/customers, other work units, and community organizations to meet mutual goals and objectives.


MINIMUM: Associate’s Degree from an accredited college in an appropriate engineering, geography, geographic information systems discipline or related field and two years of related subprofessional engineering experience with at least one year of experience at a level equivalent to the County’s class of Engineering Technician II; or four years of related subprofessional engineering experience with at least two years of experience at a level equivalent to the County’s class of Engineering Technician II.

PREFERRED: In addition to the minimum, additional years of experience as described above. Valid certification through CASQA as a Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD).

Licenses and Certification: The ability to obtain a valid California Class C driver’s license within ten (10) days of employment; maintain throughout employment.

Work Environment: Work is performed both in office and in the field at various work sites. Position may work with exposure to heavy traffic, hazardous terrain, moving construction equipment, noise, chemicals, and various weather conditions (sometimes extreme).

Special Requirements: Must successfully complete an extensive and thorough background investigation which may include Live Scan fingerprinting prior to hire. DMV printout prior to hire. May be required to file statements of economic interest with the Yuba County Clerk/Recorder. Will be required to perform disaster service activities pursuant to Government Code 3100-3109.

HIRING RANGE: $4,940 – $6,422 Monthly + Benefits

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