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TULARE COUNTY HR & DEVELOPMENT

2500 W BURREL AVE
VISALIA , CA
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ENGINEERING AID

TULARE COUNTY HR & DEVELOPMENT
VISALIA, CA Full time
Posted on April 30, 2018

Assist with routine office or field engineering work; assist in checking subdivision maps, land surveys, municipal and district boundaries; calculate distance, lines, direction and elevations in surveying tasks using various tools such as tapes, plum bobs, tension meters, hand levels and sight rods; help in sampling and testing groundwater at County landfills/solid waste sites; prepare maps and drawings from sketches and notes, using manual and computer assisted drafting (CAD) methods; make routine computations in assisting with technical problems; assist in monitoring construction projects to ensure work is being completed in accordance with project plans and specifications and assist in determining progress payments for work performed; keep records and make simple adjustments to equipment such as radar meters, traffic counters, and groundwater sampling equipment; drive mobile equipment for survey and sample crews, and may help in soils investigations.

Education/Experience:  Any combination of education and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be completion of the twelfth grade with courses in algebra, geometry, trigonometry and drafting. 
 
Knowledge of:   Basic algebra, geometry and trigonometry; simple drafting equipment and usage.
 
Skill/Ability to: Make accurate, basic engineering math calculations; read and interpret technical materials such as maps, procedural and operational manuals; communicate technical information to others orally or through sketches, diagrams, and drawings; compute data and keep legible and accurate records; read numbers or precision measuring instruments such as dials, meters, and tapes; apply safety rules; work closely and cooperatively with small crew. 

Desirable Employment Standards: Ability to speak, read and write fluently in Spanish.