City of San AntonioSan Antonio 78214
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Engineer Technician

City of San Antonio
Full Time 30 or more per week Bexar County Public Works Department, 1948 Probandt St, San Antonio, TX 78214, United States Apply before 9/30/2023 11:59


Under general supervision, is responsible for performing journey level technical engineering work securing technical data necessary in initiating engineering related projects. May exercise functional supervision over assigned staff. 

Work Location
100 W Houston (City Tower), San Antonio, Texas 78205

Work Hours
7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

Essential Job Functions
  • Establishes street and alley grades and prepares cut sheets.
  • Calculates bearings, distances, and areas needed in preparing field notes.
  • Reviews street construction plans, profiles, and specifications to determine accuracy and completeness.
  • Directs and advises survey field crews and draftsmen.
  • Assists in drafting plans, charts, maps, and specifications for municipal public works projects.
  • Prepares, updates, and reviews cost estimates for projects.
  • Investigates project site prior, during, and after construction, occasionally lifting and carrying engineering equipment weighing up to 15 pounds.
  • Researches existing technical data which may affect a project.
  • Acts as point of contact for citizens, consultants, and/or contractors and assists in resolving complaints.
  • Inputs and analyzes data from a computer database.
  • Maintains records and maps on projects assigned.
  • Develops and monitors production and project schedules.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
Job Requirements
  • Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • One (1) year of engineering, drafting, or traffic operations experience.
  • Valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Skill with CAD software.
  • Knowledge of City's 5-Yr Rolling IMP & Street Maintenance Program.
  • Proficient knowledge of street and drainage engineering design and construction.
  • Knowledge of construction project engineering practices, methods, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of construction material, specifications and installation processes.
  • Knowledge of concrete construction techniques, specifically sidewalks, concrete drainage structures, and related street structures.
  • Skill & experience with construction management.
  • Skilled in communications with stake holders/users/residents.
  • Public relations communications.
Application Information
  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months.  One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of engineering and drafting principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of construction materials.
  • Knowledge of surveying techniques and practices.
  • Skill in operating a computer in engineering design and drafting.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general public.
  • Ability to research, analyze, and compile engineering data.
  • Ability to perform moderately complex engineering and mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to perform all the physical requirements of the position, with or without accommodations.
  • Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment with occasional visits to outdoor sites and exposure to temperature extremes and dirt.