City of Burbank

Burbank , CA
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City of Burbank
Burbank, CA Full-time
Posted on April 14, 2019

The City of Burbank, a thriving community in southern California’s world-class media center, is a great place to live and an even better place to work. We have an outstanding opportunity available for a qualified individual to perform entry level para-professional engineering work involving basic engineering knowledge and skills; and to do related work as required.

You will perform routine work in plotting cross sections, profiles and contours; check applications for permits and connections against departmental drawings and records; verify existing improvements from maps; make additions to maps; compute and indicate changes in lot lines on maps; compute changes or assessments from frontage or area; compile data for plans, specifications, and reports; make calculations using algebra and trigonometry; prepare maps, layouts, plans, and drawings from rough or detailed sketches or notes; trace drawings and maps; post new data on maps and drawings; draw graphs and charts to illustrate statistical data; and secure information from public records using knowledge of engineering terms and drafting.

Requirements include completion of two years of college course work (60 semester units) with emphasis in engineering or related subject with completion of course work in drafting, algebra and trigonometry with a grade “C” or better. A valid California Class “C” driver’s license or equivalent may be required at time of appointment.

Knowledge of drafting instruments, techniques, and practices; standard terminology, techniques, practices and equipment used in engineering surveying, drafting, hydrography, and inspection; algebra and trigonometry; ability to do data entry; use calculators to perform arithmetic computations quickly, neatly, and accurately; read and interpret maps and simple engineering drawings; sketch, trace, delineate and letter; follow oral and written instructions or an established procedure in performing a variety of simple tasks requiring careful execution; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public is also needed.

We offer a starting salary of $4,749 - $6,547 per month plus superb benefits including City-contributed retirement plan, cafeteria-style health benefits, and tuition reimbursement. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City of Burbank application. Please apply online at: If you have a disability and need an accommodation with submitting your employment application online, please contact Human Resources at (818) 238-5021. Completed application must be submitted NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2019. The City of Burbank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.