ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN 5
Under close supervision of an engineer or higher level technician in a
state department, institution, or agency, performs various semiskilled
engineering support functions of a technically routine nature; does
other related duties as required.
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative
purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform
all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties
performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Collects, assembles, analyzes, and records data for engineering and
Prepares charts, diagrams, graphs, and layouts; reads maps,
blueprints, and special plans and drawings; makes simple calculations
and computes quantities.
Operates and cares for surveying equipment, testing equipment,
and/or miscellaneous recording devices.
Performs simple chemical and/or physical tests including where
appropriate prescribed sampling of liquids or materials; prepares
reports summarizing findings and conclusions.
Works as a crew member in a small party on surveys, analyzes,
and/or developments involved in various engineering projects and
May assist in preparation of reports and engineering studies.
Maintains records and files.
Performs snow removal, ice control, and other emergency work.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
office, or related units.
Satisfactory completion of high school level courses in basic
mathematics which have included completion of courses in
Algebra 1 and 2 levels.
One (1) year of engineering support experience performing
inspections, investigations, surveys, data collection or
completion, drafting, and/or mathematics computations.
NOTE: The responsibility for ensuring that employees have
satisfactorily completed required High School level courses
rests with the Appointing Authority.
NOTE: Semester hour credits in engineering or engineering
technology from an accredited college or university may be substituted
for the indicated experience on a year-for-year basis with thirty (30)
semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of experience.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid
in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
Appointees may be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver's
License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of
vehicle being operated.
NOTE: The responsibility for ensuring that employees possess the
required motor vehicle license, commensurate with the class and type
of vehicles they operate, rests with the Appointing Authority.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of materials, tools, and equipment used in the particular
civil, hydrographic, mechanical, and/or other engineering field
Knowledge of methods used in making mathematic calculations.
Knowledge of techniques and procedures used in gathering, analyzing,
manipulating, and arranging data for easy reference.
Ability to prepare and/or maintain basic maps, charts, graphs, and
Ability to work effectively with other employees engaged in survey and
related engineering support work.
Ability to assist in preparation of factual reports.
Ability to maintain records and files.
Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording
and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English
sufficiently to perform duties of this position. American Sign
Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without
reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be
made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code(s) which
are different work week or work month of the job class title:
This job specification is for state government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.