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Senior Engineering Technician - Transportation

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City Of San Antonio, TX San Antonio , TX 78245

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Summary

Under general direction, is responsible for advanced journey technical and limited professional civil engineering work. Exercises functional supervision over assigned staff.

WORK LOCATION: Transguide, 3500 NW Loop 410

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide detailed information from field observations at intersections.

  • Conducts field traffic studies and collects traffic data.

  • Performs preliminary analysis using appropriate software.

  • Prepares recommendations for optimizing traffic signal operations for review and approval by the Engineer.

  • Assists engineer in the supervision of personnel within a section or subsection.

  • Plans and organizes work assignments and maintains status reports, records, and budget information.

  • Coordinates and manages projects with other City departments, utilities, governing agencies, contractors, engineers, etc.

  • Arranges, attends, and conducts various project related meetings.

  • Reviews preliminary engineering reports.

  • Reviews plans and specifications for various projects.

  • Prepares designs and preliminary and final plans for the construction of projects such as storm or sanitary sewers.

  • Prepares specifications for construction projects.

  • Prepares preliminary cost estimates for construction projects.

  • Trains and directs subordinates in reviewing and monitoring assigned projects.

  • Performs field investigations of customer service requests and makes appropriate recommendations for maintenance activities and/or engineering solutions.

  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

  • Associates of Arts Degree from an accredited college or university.

  • Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in drafting, surveying, or engineering.

  • Valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License.


  • Experience with Microsoft Excel.

  • Experience with Computer Aided Drafting.

  • Experience using traffic modeling software such as Synchro.


  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.

  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.

  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.


  • Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 5 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are inside and outside. Outside working conditions may require climbing steep embankments and other areas to adequately assess infrastructure concerns.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of engineering and drafting principles and practices.

  • Knowledge of construction materials.

  • Knowledge of surveying techniques and practices.

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision, training, and personnel management.

  • Skill in conducting field investigations to evaluate infrastructure issues and provide appropriate recommendations to resolve issues.

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering plans, blueprints, and specifications.

  • Ability to reduce and plot field notes and to make field and office computations.

  • Ability to research, analyze, and compile engineering data.

  • Ability to perform moderately complex engineering and mathematical calculations.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public.

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Senior Engineering Technician - Transportation

Expired Job

City Of San Antonio, TX