The City of Salem Public Works Engineering Division is recruiting for an Engineering Technician III. At Public Works, we believe variety is the spice of life. If you prefer to work on a diverse set of tasks, supporting design, survey, and inspection functions then, this might be the perfect position for you!
As part of a design team, this position generally utilizes AutoCAD to prepare plans and drawings, develop draft specifications, draft cost estimates, and similar project development functions.
As part of a survey crew, this position generally performs technical survey work in the field including use of survey equipment, recording of field notes and field staking. In the office, work involves property records and legal description research, field data processing, preparation of final survey documents, and similar survey functions.
As part of a project inspection team, this position supports a project inspector with the daily activities necessary to ensure compliance with the project plans and specifications.
In response to public or other department inquiries, this position investigates circumstances and resolves technical matters. The Engineering Tech III works directly with the people requesting the service. This position also communicates technical information concerning how engineering policies and procedures are applied to community groups, citizens, or city employees.