Applications are now being accepted for an Engineering Technician I, II, or III Level in the Development Services Department at Ada County Highway District in the Boise, Idaho area. Starting wage is $17.83 - $24.81 hourly, DOQ.
This position includes an excellent benefit package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).
The Engineering Technician reviews commercial and residential developments for compliance with ACHD policies and standards and conducts field investigations.
The Engineering Technician performs plan, stormwater, and subdivision plat reviews and provides oral and written communication of results, within a strict deadline. The incumbent answers inquiries from the public, developers, engineers, and other agencies.
Engineering Tech I: The ability to read civil plans is required. A degree in Civil Engineering, Engineering Technology or a related field is a plus. Previous development review experience is preferred, but not required. Engineering Tech II: Requires 2 years of experience. Engineering Tech III: Requires 3-5 years of experience.
The position requires a working knowledge of Civil Engineering principles and practices and the ability to apply policies and standards to documents and plans.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of ArcView or other mapping software is a plus. A valid driver’s license is required.
Or any combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be acceptable.
A completed application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources by 4:30 p.m., June 22, 2017. Applications are available on our website at www.achdidaho.org.
An AA/EEO/ADA Employer Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations
Additional Salary Information: Salary is dependent on qualifications and includes an excellent benefit package.
Established in 1972 as an independent government entity, the Ada County Highway District (ACHD) is responsible for all short-range planning, construction, maintenance, operations, rehabilitation and improvements to Ada County's urban streets, rural roadways (excluding state highways) and bridges. Geographically, the Districts jurisdiction includes Boise, Eagle, Garden City, Kuna, Meridian, Star an...d the unincorporated areas of Ada County; it is the only consolidated countywide highway district in the State of Idaho.