CIVIL ENGINEERING DRAFTING TECHNICIAN 7232

  • Los Angeles World Airports
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 13, 2019
Full Time Engineering Information Technology and Communication Services Public Works
  • Salary: $51,907.00 - $96,716.00 Annually

Job Description



DUTIES

ANNUAL SALARY

$51,907 to $75,898
The salary in Los Angeles World Airports and the Harbor Department is $56,522 to $82,643.
The salary in the Department of Water and Power is $71,660 to $89,011; $74,666 to $92,748; $76,191 to $94,649; and $77,840 to $96,716.
 
NOTES : 
For information regarding reciprocity between the City of Los Angeles departments and LADWP, go to http://per.lacity.org/Reciprocity_CityDepts_and_DWP.pdf. Annual salary is at the start of the pay range. The current salary range is subject to change. Please confirm the starting salary with the hiring department before accepting a job offer. Candidates from the eligible list are normally appointed to vacancies in the lower pay grade positions.

A Civil Engineering Drafting Technician performs drafting using a Computer Aided Drafting    and Design (CADD) system and other tools, in the preparation of engineering designs, plans, and maps.


Closing Date/Time:

Additional Information


WHERE TO APPLY & APPLICATION DEADLINE

Applications will only be accepted on-line. When you are viewing the on-line job bulletin of your choice, simply scroll to the top of the page and select the "Apply" icon. On-line job bulletins are also available at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacity.

NOTE : 
Applicants are urged to apply early to ensure you have time to resolve any technical issues you may encounter.
 
Applications will only be accepted on-line on the dates listed below:
 
Filing Period 1: From 8:00 am Friday, November 15, 2019 to 11:59 pm, Thursday, November 28, 2019
Filing Period 2: From 8:00 am Friday, June 12, 2020 to 11:59 pm, Thursday, June 25, 2020
 
The examination may close without prior notice at any time after a sufficient number of applications have been received. Filing periods may change without prior notice or additional dates may be added, as needed, at a later date. For administrative purposes, filing will close periodically and reopen on the dates noted in the "Application Deadline" section of this bulletin
 
In accordance with Civil Service Rule 4.2, all applicants who apply may not be tested in this examination. To meet anticipated hiring needs, only a limited number of qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the selection process in the following order: 1) Los Angeles City Promotional applicants who meet the minimum requirements. You must have received a regular appointment to a City position or be on a reserve list to apply for this examination as a promotional candidate; 2) Applicants currently employed by the City of Los Angeles on a part-time or exempt basis who meet the minimum requirements; 3) Remaining applicants who meet the minimum requirements in sufficient numbers to meet hiring needs in the order that applications were received.

SELECTION PROCESS

Examination Weight:
Multiple-Choice Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100%

                                      
The examination will consist entirely of a weighted multiple-choice test administered and proctored on-line. In the on-line multiple-choice test,  candidates may be tested for knowledge of: equipment, tools and materials used in civil engineering drafting, including Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD); capabilities of computer graphic and office application software sufficient to generate civil drawings; drafting disciplines, nomenclature, and symbols used in different types of drawings; types of information available from public and private industries used to update map information and interpret data sufficient to draft correct and accurate civil plans; national and local standards related to drafting such as those from the American National Standard Institute (ANSI); safety policies and procedures, including relevant Cal/OSHA regulations; arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and curve data tables and their application to the computation of distances, angles, areas, and traverses; potential problem areas in construction related to details that appear in elevations, schematics, plans, and diagrams; and the ability to interpret technical documents, including design plans, charts, graphs and tables sufficient to prepare schematics, plans, and specifications relating to the construction, alteration and repair of various utilities and public works improvements; and other necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.
 
The multiple-choice test will be proctored and administered on-line during a single session. Candidates invited to participate in the on-line multiple-choice test will be able to take the test as instructed from a remote location using a computer with a webcam and a reliable internet connection. Candidates will receive an e-mail from the City of Los Angeles outlining the dates and specific steps on how to take the multiple-choice test on-line. Candidates who do not complete and submit the remote proctored multiple-choice test on-line using a computer by the specified date and time as instructed will not be considered further in this examination.
 
FAQs for on-line testing are available at http://per.lacity.org/index.cfm?content=employmenttestingprocess. Candidates who do not have the required equipment may have the option to take the multiple-choice test onsite at a City facility.
 
For candidates who apply during Filing Period 1, it is anticipated that the remote proctored multiple-choice test will be administered between TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2020 and TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2020.
 
The remote proctored multiple-choice test dates for Filing Period 2 will be added at a later date.

NOTES : 
This examination is based on a validation study, and as provided by Civil Service Commission Rule 4.20, the multiple-choice test will not be subject to candidate inspection. You may take the Civil Engineering Drafting Technician multiple-choice test only once every 365 days under this bulletin. If you have taken the Civil Engineering Drafting Technician multiple-choice test during an open filing period in the Personnel Department within the last 365 days, you may not file for this examination at this time. As a covered entity under the Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. To request a disability accommodation, please complete the Disability Accommodation Form within 14 calendar days of the submittal of the City application. The Disability Accommodation Form can be obtained at http://per.lacity.org/exams/verify_disability.pdf. Applications are accepted subject to review to ensure that minimum qualifications are met. Candidates may be disqualified at any time if it is determined that they do not possess the minimum qualifications stated on this bulletin. A final average score of 70% is required to be placed on the eligible list. You must have received a regular appointment to a City position or be on a reserve list to file on a promotional basis. The promotional list will ordinarily be used ahead of the open competitive list. However, if open competitive candidates receive a higher score, without military credits, than the highest available promotional candidate, after adding seniority credit at the rate of 0.25 of a point for each year of continuous classified City service, the Civil Service Commission, upon request of the appointing authority, may approve certification of such open competitive candidates ahead of the promotional candidates. Your rank on the employment list may change as scores of candidates from other administrations of the examination are merged onto one list. In accordance with Civil Service Rule, Sec. 4.24, review periods may be combined. Candidates in the examination process may file protests as provided in Sec. 4.20, 4.22, 4.23 as applicable and within the required time frame; however, the Personnel Department may respond to and resolve protests prior to the establishment of the eligible list.
NOTICE :  

If you receive and accept an offer of employment to a regular position with the City of Los Angeles, your employee benefit coverage (including health and dental coverage as well as life insurance) will commence approximately six weeks after your original regular appointment. Not all positions in the City receive benefit coverage; you should inquire regarding the availability of employee benefits prior to accepting a position. All City employees are required to be Disaster Service Workers.
 

THIS EXAMINATION IS TO BE GIVEN BOTH ON AN
INTERDEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL AND AN OPEN COMPETITIVE BASIS


 
The City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, creed, color, ancestry, medical condition (cancer), or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
 

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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http://per.lacity.org/bens/index.html

01

To be PROPERLY AND PROMPTLY notified of the status of my application, I UNDERSTAND that I MUST provide on my City application, the following information:

-Working E-mail address
-Telephone Number
-Official social security number

I UNDERSTAND that I MUST provide a working email address on my application where I will receive notifications regarding the status of my application and the selection process.

I UNDERSTAND that important information regarding the status of my application and the selection process will only be sent via E-MAIL to the email address I provided.

I UNDERSTAND that it is MY RESPONSIBILITY to ensure that the email address I provided is a working email and that I will check my email regularly to ensure I receive any communication as it relates to the examination promptly.

I UNDERSTAND that the City of Los Angeles Personnel Department is NOT RESPONSIBLE for any lost or redirected emails and that it is MY RESPONSIBILITY to add info@governmentjobs.com to my email contact list to avoid email notifications related to this examination from being classified as "spam" or "junk" mail.

  • I have read these statements to their fullest and will provide a working e-mail address on my application in order to receive status of my application regarding this examination.


02

I UNDERSTAND that I am required to describe, IN DETAIL, my appropriate qualifying experience in the Work Experience Section of my application.

I UNDERSTAND that, if qualifying with my City experience, that I MUST indicate my appropriate job classification in my work history and NOT ANY WORKING TITLE that I believe is designated to me.

I UNDERSTAND that if I attach a resume and/or cover letter IN LIEU of completing the Work Experience Section, my application is INCOMPLETE and WILL NOT be considered for this examination, and my application WILL NOT be further processed.

In addition to including my qualifying experience, I UNDERSTAND that I should list ALL jobs, regardless of duration, including part-time jobs, military service and any periods of unemployment during my entire work history.

  • I have read these statements to their entirety and understand them completely and to their fullest.


03

I am currently:
  • A City of Los Angeles employee having received a regular appointment.
  • An exempt City of Los Angeles employee, but have civil service status.
  • An exempt City of Los Angeles employee without receiving civil service status.
  • A City of Los Angeles employee in a temporary training position.
  • A City of Los Angeles employee on a part-time basis.
  • On a regular reserve list for the City of Los Angeles.
  • Not employed with the City of Los Angeles.


04

Req #1:
I have completed 12 semester units or 18 quarter units in Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) at a high school, accredited college, university, trade school, or technical school:
  • Yes, I have completed 12 semester units or 18 quarter units in Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD).
  • This statement does not apply to me.


05

Req #1
In the text box below, in reference to Question #4, list the school name and location, appropriate course titles, their respective number of semester or quarter units, and completion dates for each course claimed as qualifying.
If this statement does not apply to you, please write "N/A."
Example: University of California, Los Angeles, Computer Applications in Architecture I, 3 Semester Units, Fall 2005
Note:
Qualifying education obtained from a college or university must be from a college or university accredited by a City of Los Angeles recognized agency. A list of approved accrediting agencies can be found at http://per.lacity.org/Accredited%20Institutions%2008-21-08.pdf.

06

Req #1
I have completed one course in the following area(s) from a high school, accredited college, university, trade school, or technical school:
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • This statement does not apply to me.


07

Req #1 In the text box below, in reference to Question #6, list the school name and location, appropriate course titles, their respective number of semester or quarter units (if applicable), and completion dates for each course claimed as qualifying. If this statement does not apply to you, please write "N/A."
Example: Los Angeles Trade and Technical College, Math 240, Trigonometry, 3 Units, Fall 2017
Note:
Qualifying education obtained from a college or university it must be from a college or university accredited by a City of Los Angeles recognized agency. A list of approved accrediting agencies can be found at http://per.lacity.org/Accredited%20Institutions%2008-21-08.pdf.

08

Req #2
I have the following amount of full-time paid engineering drafting experience.
Note:
You MUST provide detailed information regarding this experience in the work history section of your application. Failure to provide this information may result in your disqualification from this examination.
  • Between 1 to 11 months
  • Between 12 to 17 months
  • Between 18 to 23 months
  • 24 months or more
  • This statement does not apply to me.


09

Req #2
The engineering drafting experience I am claiming to have in Question #8 includes the following amount of experience using a CADD system:
Note:
You MUST provide detailed information regarding this experience in the work history section of your application. Failure to provide this information may result in your disqualification from this examination.
  • Between 1 to 5 months
  • Between 6 to 11 months
  • 12 months or more
  • This statement does not apply to me.


10

SELECTIVE CERTIFICATION In accordance with Charter Section 1010 (b) and Civil Service Rule 5.31, selective certification will be used for some positions that require special skills and/or training in one or more of the following areas. Only persons possessing AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Map, ArcGIS, Autodesk Revit, Bentley Suite Applications, and/or MicroStation systems skills, training, or experience at the time of filing may be considered for appointment to fill such positions. Please indicate the system(s) of which you possess skills, training, or experience and would like to be considered for selective certification:
Notes:
Applicants who have proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Map, ArcGIS, Autodesk Revit, Bentley Suite Applications, and/or MicroStation must indicate this on their City application to be eligible for selective certification.
Applicants who indicate on their City application possession of skills, training or experience with either AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Map, ArcGIS, Autodesk Revit, Bentley Suite Applications, and/or Microstation may be required to participate in a performance test at the time of certification. In the performance test, candidates may be required to demonstrate their knowledge of and proficiency in the use of AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Map, ArcGIS, Autodesk Revit, Bentley Suite Applications, and/or MicroStation.
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • AutoCAD Map
  • ArcGIS
  • Autodesk Revit
  • Bentley Suite Applications
  • MicroStation


11

IMPORTANT NOTE I have read the above questions carefully and answered each one accurately. I understand that if I do not provide correct information that my application will be disqualified and will not be considered further for this examination.

I understand that if I submit more than one application, my newest application will be considered and all others will be considered duplicates and will not be reviewed.

You should include in the work experience section of your application any jobs you wish to be considered as you will be unable to add or change your information after submission.
  • Yes, I have read the above statements carefully and understand them to their fullest.


* Required Question