Engineering Technician II

  • San Diego, CA
  • Salary: $71,171.36 - $95,717.44 Annually
  • June 23, 2021

Website San Diego County Water Authority

The San Diego County Water Authority is an independent public agency that serves as San Diego County's regional water wholesaler.

The Position
The Engineering Technician II, provides technical, paraprofessional planning, design and construction management support to engineering project managers in the planning, design, construction management, repair, maintenance and rehabilitation of Water Authority facilities; prepares and/or interprets plans and specifications to ensure construction contract compliance; prepares and recommends change orders and cost estimates; and performs related duties as assigned.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate is one who conducts their work in a positive, productive, and supportive manner with others to achieve the organization’s project or program goals, and responds to internal and external customers in a timely, effective, and professional manner, and who cooperates with fellow employees and contractors, maintains a positive outlook, acts respectfully towards others, and behaves or reacts in a professional manner in accordance with the Water Authority’s standards, vision, and values.

Qualification Guidelines
The qualification guidelines generally describe the knowledge and ability required to enter the job in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college-level course work in civil engineering, drafting, engineering, surveying, construction management, mathematics or related fields including four years of sub-professional engineering experience at the level of the Water Authority’s Engineering Technician I.

Licenses and Other Requirements

  • Some positions may require a valid California driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the Water Authority’s Vehicle Insurance Policy.
  • Possession of a Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Controls in-training, and/or Certified Welding Inspector are desirable.

Application Procedure

To be considered for this position, please submit an employment application and supplemental questionnaire by Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application and supplemental questionnaire.  Apply online at

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