Design Technology Specialist I, II (SB-030-21E) Whittier

  • LA County Sanitation District
  • Whittier, California
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Salary: $6,790.00 - $8,906.00 Monthly USD

Job Description


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The Sanitation Districts are a non-civil services public agency with over 1,700 employees. Our Joint Administration Office in Whittier is conveniently located near the 60/605-freeway interchange, 15 miles from downtown L.A. The Sanitation Districts also have various opportunities to enhance career growth as evidenced through various programs including tuition reimbursement, professional development, mentoring, and professional dues reimbursement. Benefit information can be found on our website at or by clicking on the Position Title and then the Benefits tab.
Joint Administration Office, Whittier


To perform a variety of duties supporting the effective use of Engineering, Design, and related technologies and to support user related functions and activities.

Under the general supervision of the Supervisor of Design Technology and technical direction from a Senior Design Technology Specialist, the incumbent will provide support to system users; design, develop and maintain multi-user CAD/BIM systems, construction management systems, project control systems and related software; customize design software to conform with engineering discipline needs; implement system changes; construct presentation graphics for engineers and management; maintain cell libraries; evaluate software and software upgrades; implement system changes and upgrades; execute support routines and document processing at engineering milestones; configure workstations; maintain the user workspace for each engineering discipline; troubleshoot software; provide plotter and printing support; maintain software interoperability; develop and maintain project resources for multiple systems; perform system administration duties including managing user accounts, access controls and file security; maintain the as-built log database; assist and train system users; act as a liaison between system users and the Information Technology Department; and perform related duties as required.


Applicants must possess a valid California Class C driver license -AND- f or DESIGN TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST I, three years of experience performing duties that required the use of CAD/BIM modeling software -AND- one year of experience performing administrative duties supporting and/or coordinating the use of design technology in a collaborative multi-discipline design/engineering environment in the areas of CAD, BIM, 3D modeling and reality capture. For DESIGN TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST II, one year of Districts' experience performing the duties of a DESIGN TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST I -OR- three years of external administrative experience performing journey level CAD/BIM system duties.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate would have in-depth knowledge and experience in the use of Bentley design, modeling and collaboration software - including Microstation, OpenPlant Modeler, OpenRoads Designer (or Inroads), Open Buildings, ProStructures, Lumen RT, Descartes, ProjectWise - and has been responsible for, or participated in, the implementation, customization, development and proper use of this technology acting in the role of a CAD, BIM or BIM/CAD Manager, Administrator, Coordinator or Specialist; VDC Coordinator or Specialist; Technology and Design Specialist; or Model Manager or Coordinator. AutoDesk equivalents to Bentley design and modeling software - such as AutoCAD, Revit, Civil 3D, AutoCAD Plant 3D, BIM 360, Navisworks - will be considered if candidate has acted in the roles listed above and if the candidate can demonstrate the ability and willingness to transfer their knowledge and skills to a Bentley products platform.


The competitive selection process may cover knowledge of: Computer Aided Design (CAD software; Building Information Modeling (BIM) software; the engineering design process; business related software applications including construction management and project controls application, databases, spreadsheet and word processing; design procedures, CADD standards and procedures; application and project configuration; and project delivery and content management systems. The a bility to : m aintain CAD/BIM modeling and project management related software; train others in CAD/BIM and project management related software; prepare written documentation; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; provide training to others; analyze system performance, standards and procedures and make recommendations; customize and configure software to meet organization requirements; maintain system resources, models libraries and documents; perform administrative duties for multi user systems; and independently learn new software as required.


This posting will remain open until vacancies are filled and is subject to closure without notice.

Please apply online at within the application period. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed LACSD Employment Application or online application. Check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as notifications may be sent via email. Please make sure that your registered email address is accurate and current. To ensure proper delivery add to your contact list.
  • Applications will be reviewed and evaluated for relevant experience and/or coursework.
  • Candidates considered to have the best qualifications will be invited for an interview.
  • There will be a written assessment included as part of the interview.
  • Candidates must receive a qualifying score on each selection component to move forward in the selection process.
The recommended candidate must undergo a job related pre-employment physical, which includes a drug and alcohol test. Candidates are also subject to a review of their DMV records for moving violations, chargeable accidents or more serious charges.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Districts strongly encourage qualified minorities, women and disabled persons to apply.

Applications can now be completed and submitted online through the Sanitation Districts' website at Please click on the "Employment Opportunities" link. By using the online application system you will receive confirmation via email that your application was received for this position. If you do not have Internet access, you may submit a complete paper" Internal Application" within the application period shown above to the Employment Services Section (JAO, Room 109). All applications will be reviewed to determine if the conditions and qualifications for testing are met.

To learn more about how the Sanitation Districts converts waste in to resources, please visit the following video:
Converting Waste Into Resources
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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