Engineering Technician I

County Of Sonoma   Santa Rosa, CA   Full-time     Engineering
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Posted on May 28, 2021

Minimum Qualifications


Education: Academic course work in plane geometry, trigonometry, algebra, and surveying which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledges and abilities listed. Course work in an Engineering Technology curriculum leading to an Associate Degree is desirable.

Experience: Any combination of experience which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, one year of experience at the level of Engineering Aide with the County of Sonoma, would provide such opportunity.

License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Working knowledge of: the principles of algebra, geometry and trigonometry; surveying and drafting and computer aided drafting equipment; methods, materials, tools and equipment used in engineering construction; safety practices and procedures; electronic information systems.

Ability to: perform limited drafting, surveying, material testing, and engineering calculations; apply the elementary principles of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry to calculate a variety of areas, quantities or curves; perform a wide variety of computer applications; gather data and prepare accurate reports; read and understand technical descriptions; follow oral and written directions; work cooperatively with other staff; climb, stand and walk for sustained periods of time, perform physical tasks such as chopping, digging, flagging, and traffic control, and lift moderately heavy objects; utilize electronic information systems and analyze and interpret such information; communicate effectively with co-workers and the public.


Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying


  • Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process.
  • You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions.
  • You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately.
  • Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification.