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Engineering Technician

Engineering Technician I/II/III

Ada County Highway District is now accepting applications for an Engineering Technician I, II, or III Level in the Development Services Department. Starting wage is $19.62 - $27.29 hourly, DOQ.
This position includes an excellent benefit package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).
Primary Responsibilities:
  • The Engineering Technician reviews commercial and residential developments for compliance with ACHD policies and standards.
  • Also performs plan, stormwater, and subdivision plat reviews, assists inspection staff, and provides oral and written communication of results within a strict deadline. The incumbent answers inquiries from the public, developers, engineers, and other agencies.
  • Engineering Tech I: The ability to read civil plans is required. A degree in Civil Engineering, Engineering Technology or a related field is a plus. Previous development review experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Engineering Tech II: Requires 2 years of experience. 
  • Engineering Tech III: Requires 3-5 years of experience.
  • The position requires a working knowledge of Civil Engineering principles and practices and the ability to apply policies and standards to documents and plans.  
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of ArcView or other mapping software is a plus. A valid Idaho driver’s license is required.
  • Any combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be acceptable.

A completed ACHD Employment Application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources by 4:30 p.m. on January 23, 2018. Applications are available at 3775 Adams St, Garden City, ID or at
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Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations