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30 May 2018

Full-Time Engineering Technician I

Utah County Government – Posted by KarenAllen11215 Anywhere

Job Description

POSITION: Engineering Technician I                          Posting# 7005-0518sr


  • College transcripts and/or diploma if related to position – internet printouts & photocopies are acceptable                                                             

STARTING SALARY: Step 24 – 30 $16.65 – $19.17 Hourly $1,332.31 – $1,533.55 Bi-weekly

Salary will be determined upon experience and or education Plus benefits packageStep increase available after completing probation and annually thereafter.

OPENING DATE:  May 29, 2018                CLOSING DATE:  Open until filled

 *All applications received by June 12, 2018 will be screened by the HR Office.

Those applicants meeting the specified qualifications will be referred for a hiring interview.  The Human Resources Office will continue to consider qualified candidates as needed until the position is filled.

The eligibility list created by this posting may be used to fill current full or part time vacancies and  full or part time vacancies and grant funded vacancies that occur within the next two (2) months

 For additional information see the job description at – –


Under direction of the Senior Engineering Technician, perform various duties to support inspecting, and managing county roads and other public works projects.           


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Repair, replace, and create new county signs as needed.
  2. Assist in performing inventory and inspections of county roads, bridges, signs, and county properties.
  3. Order signage supplies and materials as needed.
  4. Assist in performing inspections for excavation and access permits.
  5. Assist in the inspection of subdivisions to ensure conformance to plans and adherence to county development standards.
  6. Assist in the management and site inspection of construction projects.
  7. Supervise and coordinate projects with contractors and developers.
  8. Inspect county projects including chip sealing, drainage, road maintenance, safety, signing, and road and bridge construction.
  9. Collect data on county projects.
  10. Inspect quality control efforts on county construction projects.
  11. Assist with reviewing storm water management plans for construction projects within the county.
  12. Assist with inspections of construction projects to ensure compliance with storm water regulations.
  13. Assist in the forming and pouring of concrete footings, slabs, and walls.
  14. Assist in the framing and erecting of small structures.
  15. Assist in maintaining flood channels and debris basins including cleanup, monitoring for unsafe conditions, and adjusting discharge rates.


Knowledge of storm water regulations

Knowledge of the principles and practices of traffic control, signage, and pavement marking

Knowledge of access permit requirements

Knowledge of county development standards

Skilled in reading, writing, and basic math

Skilled in pouring and forming concrete

Skilled in the use of power equipment and hand tools

Skilled in operating and maintaining field engineering equipment

Skilled in directing the work of others

Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work activities

Ability to respond quickly and effectively in emergency situations

Ability to read and interpret standard construction plans and maps

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

Ability to follow written and oral instructions


  1. High school diploma
  2. Three (3) years of work experience performing civil engineering activities
  3. Equivalent combinations of education and work experience may also be considered

Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and additional background checks as required.

How to Apply

EXAMINATION/SELECTION PROCESS: Individuals interested in the position must submit an official Utah County Government application and required attachments to the Utah County Office of Human Resource Management, 100 East Center, Suite 3800, Provo, UT  84606, by 5:00 PM on the closing date.    NO POSTMARKS OR RESUMES.   Additional information will not be accepted after the closing date.  The Human Resource Department will screen the applications for minimum qualifications.  The selection process will consist of a hiring interview, and may include any one, or a combination, of the following examinations: application and/or supplemental review/rating, written examination, performance test and/or oral examination.  The Human Resource Department reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to any of the examinations.

Job Categories: County. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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