Supervising Engineering Technician
Company: City of Fresno, CA
Posted on: January 13, 2019
Supervising Engineering Technician's duties will include oversight of major capital improvement projects for the development of plans, specifications and engineer's estimates, project bidding, construction management support and project closeout. The successful candidate will be assigned oversight and coordination of the selection process of consultants for the City's capital improvement projects. Effective management of capital projects through planning, tracking, budgeting, and coordinating internal and external reviews are critical aspects of the position. The incumbent may be assigned preparation of conceptual layout and designs using AutoCAD to prepare exhibits and prepare engineer estimates for grant applications. The successful candidate may also be required to consult with developers, project representatives, and the public on project requirements and processes, develop and recommend policies, operational procedures and guidelines. A vacancy currently exists in the Department of Public Works; however, Supervising Engineering Technician positions are utilized in various city departments. Immediate and future vacancies will be filled from this eligible list for a period of six (6) months from the date the eligible list is created, with the option of extending that period at the City's discretion. Should the competitive process be suspended for this recruitment, the eligibility list may be limited to three (3) months. Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule CITY OF FRESNO (COF) BENEFITS PACKAGE FOR THIS JOB CLASSIFICATION: RETIREMENT: Fresno City Retirement System, one of the best funded public systems in the state. Reciprocity with other public California systems. COF does not participate in Social Security. Vested in Retirement benefits after 5 years of service. HEALTH INSURANCE: COF contributes toward monthly premiums for PPO medical, dental and vision for employee and dependents. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: IRS 125 Plan for health and dependent care expenses. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Increase your retirement savings with the COF 457 plan. ADMINISTRATION LEAVE: 60 hours per fiscal year. ANNUAL LEAVE: Nineteen (19) days per year of Annual Leave with cash out provisions. HOLIDAYS: Ten (10) City-observed annual holidays plus birthday and one (1) personal day. LIFE INSURANCE: Benefit equal to annual salary; premium paid by COF. LONG-TERM DISABILITY: Benefit equal to 66.66% of monthly salary up to $7,500 per month after 30 days of disability; premium paid by COF. Additional information regarding the City of Fresno benefits is available at https://www.fresno.gov/personnel/human-resources-support/#tab-1 The Requirements These are entrance requirements to the competitive examination and do not assure a place on the eligible list. Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify: One year of experience equivalent to that gained as a Senior Engineering Technician with the City of Fresno; OR, four years of experience equivalent to that gained as an Engineering Technician II, which included, or is supplemented by, one year of lead/supervisory experience. Ideal candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Eligibles certified for consideration for hire will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint prior to employment with the City of Fresno. This position requires the possession of a valid driver's license. Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver's license and current copy of their driving record. How To Apply APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION. PLEASE VISIT WWW.FRESNO.GOV/JOBS TO APPLY. For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view "Instruction Guide" on the City's website, Personnel Services Career Opportunities page, or call (559) 621-6950 for assistance. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application. ALL CORRESPONDENCE regarding this recruitment and exam process will be sent via e-mail. All applicants will acknowledge such understanding when they complete their on-line application. Verify we have your correct e-mail address before you submit your application. It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email frequently to ensure they receive all pertinent communication from the Personnel Services Department on a timely basis. Applicants will receive an automatically generated confirmation e-mail upon a successful application submittal. The e-mail is the only proof of submittal. It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email account and to ensure it is set up to accept emails from the City of Fresno. Dependent upon your settings, notices from the City of Fresno may be directed to the "junk mail" or "spam" folders. It is the applicant's responsibility to check these folders. Applications must be submitted by midnight on the filing deadline or they will not be accepted for any reason. FOR THIS RECRUITMENT, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PERMANENT FRESNO CITY EMPLOYEES APPLY THROUGH PEOPLESOFT SELF SERVICE. Selection Process The selection process may consist of the following: APPLICATION REVIEW - Qualifying Only: Applications submitted will be reviewed and a limited number of the most qualified candidates may be invited to the Oral Examination. The selection will be based upon those applications which demonstrate the greatest breadth and depth of applicable education, experience, skills and training. Therefore, applicants are urged to submit sufficiently detailed information in their application materials for a proper evaluation. ORAL EXAM - 100%: A panel of subject matter experts will conduct a job-related Oral Examination which may evaluate each candidate's knowledge of terminology, techniques and practices of civil engineering, design, construction and maintenance of public works facilities and projects; ability to effectively plan and supervise the work of professional and technical staff; establish and maintain effective working relationships; or other topics related to a candidate's training, experience and qualifications for the position of Supervising Engineering Technician. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list. The Oral Exam date is tentatively scheduled for week of January 21, 2019. Veteran Preference Regulations Qualified veterans who pass the examination may obtain five (5) additional points. Candidates applying for veteran's preference are required to submit a copy of their DD214 with their application during the specified filing period. Evidence must be presented to indicate that the candidate was discharged honorably from the military service. Veterans, including City employees, must resubmit proof of honorable service for every examination for which veteran's preference credit is requested. Equal Opportunity Employer The City of Fresno is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Should you need a special accommodation due to a qualifying disability, please contact the Personnel Service Department at (559) 621-6950 in advance of the examination.
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