Engineering Technician, Sub-Journey III (Pcn 25-3700)

State Of Alaska Juneau , AK 99801

Posted 2 months ago

ATTENTION ALL APPLICANTS!

RECRUITMENT EXPANSION NOTICE

The scope of recruitment for this vacancy has been expanded to allow for a larger applicant pool. If you have already applied for this position there is no need to reapply.

The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) Southcoast Region Construction is seeking an Engineering Technician, Sub-Journey III [Construction Materials Tester]to join our team in Juneau and help us Keep Alaska Moving!

Gain experience in heavy civil construction by testing and assessing quality such as concrete strength, soil compaction, and asphalt density of construction materials that are built into our State's roads, bridges, airports, and ferry terminals. You will also have the opportunity to evaluate testing performed by others as well. This position's tasks are technical and detailed, but prior construction experience is not necessary.

Our Department, Mission, and Values

This position serves in the department's mission to Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure by assuring work and materials are high quality and built to last on some of Alaska's most crucial and economically important infrastructure.

The Benefits of Joining Our Team

This is a great opportunity to join our team in an entry-level position with promotion potential in an exciting and fast-paced public works career.

Benefits of joining our team include:

  • Full-time seasonal employment with paid over-time (year-round employment potential);

  • A benefits program including paid vacation time/leave, a suite of retirement plan options, health insurance and savings plans, and voluntary supplemental insurance options;

  • Career development opportunities to obtain specialized certifications,training, and qualifications.

  • Live in Juneau with short-duration trips to remote construction projects;

  • Paid travel and per diem costs to work throughout the Southcoast Region on various projects.

  • Casual work attire in a friendly and safe work environment; and,

  • Rewarding work knowing your contribution provides vital transportation infrastructure needed by the traveling public and the state's economy.

The Work Environment

Southcoast Region's projects are constructed within a picturesque landscape of temperate maritime rainforests on steep-sided mountains capped with ice fields and abundant glaciers in southeast Alaska to a chain of wind-swept grassy volcanic islands in southwest Alaska. Projects varying in size and scope from small, low-dollar-value projects to large and complex multimillion-dollar projects

Most days, the position's work occurs in Juneau's regional office, with occasion assignments performed in a laboratory setting and in the field on multiple projects during the summer construction season. You'll work in a collaborative environment with a small team of experienced and supportive colleagues that will help you develop and gain experience.

For more information about living and loving Juneau please visit the following site:

https://choosejuneau.org/

Who We Are Looking For

Our successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Flexibility: Ability to easily modify work and schedule, e.g. travel throughout the region for short-duration assignments (1 to 2 days) with only a few days advance notice.

  • Detail-Oriented: Ability to pay close attention and notice minor details, e.g. tenaciously follow steps outlined in published test methods.

  • Highly-Motivated: Naturally driven to accomplish tasks and gain experience, e.g. strive to learn and master materials testing procedures.

  • Decisiveness: Aptitude toward producing definitive results, e.g. ensure materials testing is performed correctly and test results adequately represent the material.

  • Integrity: Being honest and trustworthy despite perceived repercussions, e.g. communicating to project staff and teammates when an error is discovered in a test's performance.

Vacancies in this job class are filled through Union referral, except for promotions, demotions, transfers, and emergency appointments.

This job class is part of a series of competency based class specifications created for career areas within the Labor, Trades, and Crafts Unit. The class specification identifies the levels of work and wage grades within the career area, the core and specific competencies of the career area, required work behaviors, certifications, and physical requirements. The competency specification for this job class is available athttp://doa.alaska.gov/dop/fileadmin/Classification/pdf/LTC_Specs/ENGINEERINGTECHNICIAN.pdf

NOTE: PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY

RECRUITMENT EXPANSION NOTICE

The scope of recruitment for this vacancy has been expanded to allow for a larger applicant pool. If you have already applied for this position there is no need to reapply.

LEGAL EMPLOYMENT

The State's online recruitment system, Workplace Alaska, requires applicants to certify that they have a legal right to accept employment in the United States. It is the responsibility of the employee to maintain the appropriate documentation to accept or continue legal employment. The State of Alaska does not function in the role as an employer sponsor.

APPLICATION

A cover letter is NOT required for this position. This recruitment utilizes a supplemental questionnaire as part of the application process.

These questions may be a mix of written, multiple choice, and select all that apply questions. The answers will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process; please be as thorough and accurate as you can.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Applications and resumes will be reviewed to determine if the minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.

EDUCATION

If post-secondary education is required or is used as a substitution to meet the minimum qualifications, it is required to complete the Education section of your Profile. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of credit hours earned in the Units Completed field. Copies of transcripts will be required at time of interview but may also be attached to the application.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

RECRUITMENT NOTICE

This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.

EEO STATEMENT

The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at:

P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

Workplace AlaskaNOTICE

PLEASE NOTE:If you choose to apply using a hardcopy (paper) application, please follow the instructions on the Workplace Alaska website "How to Apply."

Questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095.

If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the 'governmentjobs.com' domains. For information on allowing emails from the 'governmentjobs.com' domains, visit the Lost Password Help page located at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword.Todd Boris

Phone:(907) 465-1797

todd.boris@alaska.gov



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