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Engineering Technician I (#ENGT1AFSE) AFSE
$10.69-$16.97 Hourly / $1,852.93-$2,941.47 Monthly / $22,235.20-$35,297.60 Yearly

Engineering Technician I (#ENGT1GENE) GENE
$10.64-$16.89 Hourly / $1,844.27-$2,927.60 Monthly / $22,131.20-$35,131.20 Yearly


Performs engineering support and drafting duties assisting in a variety of office and field activities.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.  


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Working knowledge of basic drafting and mapping techniques.
  • Some knowledge of high school level mathematics.
  • Some knowledge of engineering support duties involving surveying methods and devices.
  • Skill in the use of basic engineering drafting, mapping, blueprinting and associated instruments.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

Assists in performing the following duties:

  • Sets up tripods, level rods, plumb bobs and similar equipment used to measure angles, distances and elevations.
  • Collects field survey data to use in drawings, firsthand or from other departments.
  • Draws maps, plans, sketches and other graphic material showing existing field conditions, right-of-ways, easements, roads and intersections.
  • Receives, sorts, compiles, and files plans, drawings, maps, and specifications.
  • Makes blue line copies and colored maps.
  • Reviews legal descriptions and maps to identify parcels.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

CLASS: ENGT1AFSE; EST: 12/30/1993; REV: 12/13/2011;
CLASS: ENGT1GENE; EST: 12/30/1993; REV: 12/13/2011;