Engineering Technician I

Employer: City of Menifee

29844 Haun Road
Menifee, CA 92586

Job Title: Engineering Technician I

Job Description

Under general supervision, this position performs and learns to perform the full array of duties assigned to classes in the Engineering Technician series, including performing entry level para-professional work in support of civil engineering projects, surveying, mapping and traffic engineering; assists in the preparation of engineering plans, maps and specifications; operates computer assisted drafting (CAD); demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; performs other related duties as assigned.

Examples of Essential Functions

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Performs the full array of duties assigned to classes in the Engineering Technician series, including a broad range of office, field, surveying and traffic engineering work; performs CAD drafting and computing operations in the preparation of a wide variety of engineering drawings, plans and computations.
  • Performs engineering calculations; prepares sketches and designs form instructions and design data; interprets and converts survey notes to various types of drawings; develops, modified and maintains computer programs required to provide graphics, maps and overlays for engineering drawings.
  • Performs field work and makes field checks of projects sites as assigned; performs field and traffic studies; conducts construction site surveys.
  • Provides information related to project design to the general public, contractors and developers; provides information regarding City standards and development approval procedures and requirements; researches maps and specification; checks subdivision maps, parcel maps and other engineering documents for conformance to State laws and local ordinances; oversees and update map to include new subdivisions and other changes.
  • Demonstratives a full understanding of applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; may provide training to lower level staff; responds to questions and concerns from the general public, contractors and developers; provides information as is appropriate and resolves public service concerns.
  • Establishes positive working relationship with representatives of community organization, state/local agencies and associates, City management and staff, and public.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


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Education and Experience
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

A high school diploma or equivalent supplemented by college level course work specialized in construction technology, civil engineering, public administration, or a closely related field and one (1) year of work experience in an office environment using automated systems in construction technology, civil engineering, or related field.

Application Procedure and Selection Process 
A City application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted and received by the closing date/time. Candidates must clearly demonstrate through their application materials that they meet the employment standards outlined above. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of written, performance, and oral exams to evaluate the applicant's skill, training, and experience for the position. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list.

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