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Hillsborough County Government

Engineering Technician II (#ENGT2TPAH) TPAH
$14.26-$25.50 Hourly / $2,471.73-$4,420.00 Monthly / $29,660.80-$53,040.00 Yearly


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


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Two or more years of experience in engineering support or drafting duties.

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 drafting and mapping techniques.
  • Working knowledge of surveying methods and devices.
  • Working knowledge of public works construction practices, methods, specifications, materials and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of public records law.
  • Working knowledge of cartographic standards.
  • Working knowledge of high school level mathematics.
  • Working knowledge of the use and calibration of engineering instruments.
  • Skill in the use of manual and computer aided drafting, mapping and blueprinting equipment.
  • Skill in the use of land surveying instruments and devices.
  • Ability to read and understand aerial photos, blueprints, field survey notes, deeds, plats, parcel data, engineering plans and sketches.
  • Ability to record field notes, sketches, readings, and observations.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.


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.

  • Performs construction inspection of limited scope and monitors the sampling and testing of construction materials.
  • Sketches, draws, maintains and edits maps listing property owners, showing buildings, roads, right-of-ways, rivers, lakes, swamps, lowlands, plotted lands, streets, water and sewer drainage lines, demographic charts, and graphic exhibits; survey, plane and profile drawings of roads and storm sewers, roadway cross sections for drainage and excavation purposes; and preconstruction and as-built drawings.
  • Performs manual or computer assisted drafting of engineering plans and maps to include marking layers and identifying property lines; and mapping traffic and hydrographic data using field notes, aerial photos, survey data and deeds.
  • Gathers, records and processes documents as well as field data obtained through a variety of surveys to establish stakes, elevations, grades, and soundings.
  • Researches, reviews and evaluates data obtained from documents, field surveys, road maintenance programs or tests; inputs data into computer to update and maintain road and pavement maintenance inventories.
  • Organizes and checks survey tools, equipment, instruments and vehicles to ensure their availability and working condition.
  • Conducts traffic studies in response to public requests and complaints; documents findings, and recommends installation of traffic control devices or signs.
  • Reviews citizen complaints, recommends or takes corrective action, or refers to appropriate office for resolution.
  • 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.