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Engineering Technician 3 (Fish Screening & Passage Engineering T
JOHN DAY OR 97845
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Engineering Technician 3 (Fish Screening & Passage Engineering T
Engineering Technician 3 (Fish Screening & Passage Engineering Technician)


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Engineering Technician 3 (Fish Screening & Passage Engineering Technician)





Salary




$3,129.00 - $4,545.00 Monthly






Location




John Day, OR








Job Type




Permanent






Department




Fish & Wildlife-East Region








Job Number




ODFW18-0043












Closing




5/2/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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Description





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Make a Difference in Oregon's Natural Resources!


ODFW Mission: To protect and enhance Oregon's fish and wildlife and their habitats for use and enjoyment by present and future generations.



o This position is with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife located in John Day.


o This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified people to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill other vacancies as they occur.



o The goal of this recruitment is to fill the position at the Engineering Technician 3 (ET3) level. However, we encourage candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for the Engineering Technician 2 (ET2) ($2,874-$4,144/mo.) to apply, as the department may consider under-filling the position.

o The employee in this position will be represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and will be subject to all terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement. Pay and benefits on all job postings may change without notice.


o You must submit your application online. Paper applications will not be accepted.





Duties & Responsibilities




Put your engineering skills to work for fisheries resources! Provide engineering support to the John Day/Enterprise and Statewide Fish Screening and Passage Program in the preparation of construction drawings, gathering preliminary field information for projects, advise, assist, direct and inspect contractors and Department crews on specific construction projects and conduct field surveys for layout, size and type of installation for Fish Screening and Passage projects throughout Eastern Oregon. Major duties and responsibilities are to:


o Gather preliminary field information from landowners, Oregon Water Resources Department (OWRD), and various other agencies, and department staff for review of design options. Use computer software for design, drafting, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Prepare drawings, plats, maps, charts and reports for new construction projects. Assist Engineers and Program Staff by making drawing modifications from rough sketches and measurements provided by them.


o Conduct site surveys; acting as instrument person, rodman, or chainman on survey crew for making field measurements and layout of construction stakes. Convert field survey notes and sketches into department engineer and professional (presentable) form. Recommend type and size of project installation to John Day/Enterprise Fish Screening and Passage (JDEFSP) Program Team. Compute material quantities, calculate land areas for use in preparing cost estimates using CAD, Planimeter, calculators and scales.


o Contact vendors and material suppliers for correct product use, current construction specification, availability and pricing information. Provide assistance to contractors, suppliers and staff by explaining drawings and specifications used in construction projects.


o Inspect and document work in progress at construction site to determine contractors' compliance with plans and specifications. Inspect forms, reinforcement bar, and embedded items prior to pouring concrete into forms. Be knowledgeable of design and code requirements and recommend solutions to problems encountered. Visually check materials being used by contractors to ensure that they are "equivalent" as specified in the contract. Make a final inspection when work is completed to ensure that all contractual obligations have been met satisfactorily.


o Advise, assist and/or direct contractors and department crews on specific construction projects. Train and become certified in the testing of concrete onsite, as per American Concrete Institute (ACI) and Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Concrete Field Testing compliance to specifications. Foster the success of the Program through positive support of adaptive management.


o Review draft and final engineer drawings and specifications during engineer design process for professional quality purposes. Ensure Program team, construction crews, engineers, cooperators, etc. are all informed and allowed to input and/or voice concern(s) prior to design completion and/or construction.


o Be knowledgeable with construction


o Prepare reports and complete necessary forms in a complete and accurate manner.


o Complete screen certification process on National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) criteria screens.


Working Conditions


o Occasional exposure to adverse weather conditions


o Frequent travel, often involving overnight stays


o Surveying, fish screen and fish passage maintenance and construction work in and around water


o Frequent use of trucks, heavy and small equipment, and hand and power tools


o Frequent lifting of construction materials up to 50 pounds, or more with assistance


o Occasionally required to walk long distances, carrying field survey equipment, tools and supplies to project structures or sites


o Requires a flexible work schedule that varies in the number of hours worked on a daily basis, but not necessarily each day, or a work schedule in which the starting and stopping times vary on a daily basis, but not necessarily each day. This includes working at all hours and workdays in excess of eight hours.


NOTE: You must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will check driving records for in-state finalists. Out-of-state finalists will be required to present a current driving record for review.


NOTE: Within three-days of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States. ODFW participates in E-Verify. ODFW is not able to support VISA sponsorships.





Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills




Minimum Qualifications


Engineering Technician 3 (Option):


o A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering; and One year of experience equivalent to the level of Engineering Technician 2 performing a variety of technical civil engineering work such as an instrument person on a survey crew with primary responsibility for (a) operating the transit, (b) performing technical drafting or preparing preliminary engineering plans, (c) inspection of contractors' work as a senior inspector, and (d) testing of materials used on construction projects; OR


o Two years of experience performing a variety of civil engineering work equivalent to the level of Engineering Technician 2 as previously described in areas (a) through (d); and one of the following:


o An Associate degree in Engineering Technology, Drafting, or a closely related engineering field from an accredited community college or technical school; or


o Eighteen quarter (12 semester) hours of college-level engineering courses in drawing, surveying, or related civil engineering courses; or


o One additional year of work experience providing a knowledge of engineering surveying and drafting principles and practices.



Engineering Technician 2 Option - Underfill:

o A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent; OR


o Two years of experience, equivalent to an Engineering Technician 1, performing a variety of technical engineering work such as an instrument or rod/head chain or level person on a survey crew; drafting preliminary plans prepared in a field office; inspecting contractor's work; and testing materials used on construction projects; and One of the following:


o An Associate degree in Engineering Technology, Drafting, or a closely-related engineering field from an accredited community college or technical school; or


o Eighteen quarter (12 semester) hours of college-level engineering drawing/drafting, surveying, or related civil engineering courses; or


o One additional year of work experience providing a knowledge of engineering surveying and drafting principles and practices.


Your application materials must clearly describe how you meet these qualifications. Answers to the supplemental questions must be supported in the "Work Experience" section of your Oregon E-Recruit application.


Note: You are strongly encouraged to attach a copy of all transcripts (if education is required to qualify) in order to receive credit for college degrees or coursework. If your transcripts are not attached, you will be required to provide a copy of your official or original transcripts (online transcripts are acceptable) during the selection process that show your name, the name/address of the institution, coursework with passing grades, and degree conferred (including date) to validate education, if necessary.


Requested Skills


Preference will be given to applicants with technical engineering work experience:


o Inspecting contractor's work on construction projects


o Testing materials used on construction projects


o Operating a total station, a level, downloading topographical data and interpreting the data for information and design purposes


o Performing engineering surveying for civil works and hydraulic structures


o Drafting using AutoCAD software, including civil works and hydraulic structures






Additional Information




Your answers to the supplemental questions must be supported by the "Work Experience" section in your Oregon E-Recruit application or you may not be considered for this position.



Resumes will not replace the completed "Work Experience" section in your online application. You may be disqualified if your work experience does not include information used to: 1) meet the minimum qualifications of the job and 2) back up your answers to the supplemental questions. Only those individuals who most closely match the requested skills will be invited to an interview.



Only complete applications will be considered. Be sure to answer all supplemental questions and attach all required documents. Late submissions will not be accepted. If you need assistance with adding attachments to your profile or to a specific job posting please go to www.oregonjobs.org and click on frequently asked questions under Resources. This quick help guide can be found under Application Process - Completing and Submitting an Application (bullet about half way down).



Note: A resume (text or attached) will not be reviewed for work experience unless stated in the job posting that it is a required attachment.



To apply, follow the "Apply" link above and complete the Oregon Employment Application online. You must click the 'Confirm' button at the end of the application by the posted close date to be considered for the job posting. All application materials (including transcripts) must be received by the closing date/date posted on this job posting.



YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE BY 11:59 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2018.


Interviews: Applicants whose responses most closely match the requested skills and needs of the position will be invited to an interview. If called for an interview, applicants will be asked to sign a reference authorization and release form at the time of interview.


Reasonable accommodations for interviews will be provided upon request to individuals with disabilities.


If you are experiencing difficulty applying for this position or have questions, please contact the ODFW Human Resources office at 503-947-6051.



**IMPORTANT NOTICE - E-mail Addresses Required**



The state of Oregon requires all applications to have a valid e-mail address.



If you do not currently have an e-mail address and do not know where to go to get one please go to www.oregonjobs.org and click on frequently asked questions (FAQ's) under Resources, then scroll down to Creating an Account for more information.



Application Reference Number: ODFW18-0043



Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.


Veterans - If you are an eligible veteran and you meet the minimum qualifications, veterans' preference points will be added to your score. To receive veterans' preference points you MUST attach to your electronic application the following required documentation:

A copy of the DD214/215 for the five (5) point preference; OR

A copy of the DD214/215; AND a veteran's disability preference letter from the United States Department of Veterans' Affairs for the ten (10) point preference.


For more information on veterans' preference points visit www.oregonjobs.org and select Veterans resources under Resources.



The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer













Core benefits


Medical, vision and dental insurance




+ Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members



+ $5,000 in employee basic life insurance


Retirement benefits





+ Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)



+ Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs



**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.


Paid leaves and other benefits





+ Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation



+ Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments



+ 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year



+ Ten paid holidays a year


The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.


Optional benefits





+ Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents



+ Long-term and short-term disability



+ Accidental Death and Dismemberment



+ Long-term care (self and eligible family members)



+ Flexible spending accounts



+ Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.




The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.







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