Engineering Technician IV - Materials Lab
Salary: $56,740.08 - $68,950.20 Annually
The Snohomish County Department of Public Works is a local and national award winning organization that is responsible for the development and maintenance of the transportation system, the control and management of surface water quantity and quality, and the disposal of solid waste generated within all of Snohomish County. Currently we are seeking qualified applicants to work in our Materials Testing Group as an Engineering Technician IV.
Snohomish County is located on Puget Sound, between Skagit County to the north and King county (and Seattle) to the south. Covering 2,090 square miles, the county has varied topography ranging from saltwater beaches, rolling hills and rich farmlands to dense forest and mountainous alpine wilderness.
Performs skilled materials testing, construction inspection, drilling operation and related technical engineering assignments. The focus of this position is the field and laboratory work.
STATEMENT OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
STATEMENT OF OTHER JOB DUTIES
Graduation from a two-year accredited program in civil engineering, civil engineering technology, geology or related field; AND, two (2) years of field or office experience in materials testing; OR, a Washington State Resource Protection Well Operator License, AND two (2) years of field or office experience in materials testing or drilling; OR, any equivalent combination of training and/or experience which provides the required knowledge and ability necessary to perform the work. Must pass job related tests.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Employees report to a technical or professional supervisor or lead as assigned. Employee may serve as a lead worker and be responsible for coordinating the work of other employees. Work is performed independently or as a member of a crew. Work is reviewed in progress or upon completion for accuracy and adherence to engineering standards.
Work is performed in the office or in the field in varying weather conditions. The employee is also exposed to a variety of conditions such as: working in trenches, excavations, and on steep slopes, uneven terrain and slippery surfaces. Physical hazards from traffic and construction equipment at the work site may be present. An adequate sense of smell is required for detecting contaminated environments. Must be able to lift objects weighing fifty (50) pounds or more.
Snohomish County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.
Accommodations for individuals with disabilities are provided upon request.
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