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Engineering Technician I (DOT/D2 #20014)

By May 8, 2023

New Mexico Department of Transportation

$14.63 – $23.41 Hourly

$30,427 – $48,683 Annually

This position is a Pay Band EA

Posting Details
Interviews are anticipated to be conducted within two weeks of closing date.

Why does the job exist?
Under close supervision, performs a variety of basic office and field technical engineering tasks related to construction plan
review, construction inspecting, field laboratory material testing and assisting the public.

How does it get done?
Gather basic data, perform basic data entry into existing data base, and basic customer interaction primarily in the field. Perform basic field inspections including field sampling and material testing as needed.

Who are the customers?
Construction project personnel and traveling public to ensure roads are safe for travel.

Ideal Candidate
Some experience with field testing: Microsoft Word and Excel; and field inspections and documentation.

Minimum Qualification
High School Diploma or equivalent. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.

Substitution Table
These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:



High School Diploma or Equivalent
# of months or years of experience specified in the minimum qualification

Associate’s Degree
Zero years of experience
• Education and years of experience must be related to the purpose of the position.

• If Minimum Qualification requires a specific number of “semester hours” in a field (e.g. 6 semester hours in Accounting), applicants MUST have those semester hours in order to meet the minimum qualifications. No substitutions apply for semester hours.

Employment Requirements
Successful pre employment physical. Must be able to obtain TTCP certifications.
Working Conditions
State of New Mexico employees may be impacted by the Public Health Order dated December 19, 2022, which requires facilities licensed or certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”), including all hospital types, long-term care facilities, nursing homes, hospice facilities and rehabilitation facilities, as well as assisted living facilities and adult day care settings, to adhere to all COVID-related requirements prescribed by CMS, including, but not limited to masking and staff vaccination.

Work is performed primarily in the field in varying weather conditions, including heat, cold, humidity, wind, rain and snow. May include exposure to: Sunlight, dust, pollen, chemicals, rough/rugged terrain, insects and reptiles, noxious plants and infected trash, moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, toxic fumes/chemicals and/or airborne particles, and hazardous chemicals. High speed/high volume traffic and loud noises, confined spaces; Falls and bruises, considerable physical strain; Standing for extended periods of time doing traffic control or walking long distances; Hand dexterity required for some duties; numerous specific vision abilities to include: close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus; some climbing, reaching, kneeling and crawling to perform job duties; ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Work may also be performed in an office setting with exposure to visual/Video Display Terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer and telephone usage to include working with faxes, copiers and printers. May be required to work irregular hours and is subject to call outs for emergencies. Willingness to accept change of geographical assignments. Interaction with the public by phone and in person. Frequent temporary assignments that require travel and extended overnight stays to include weekends, holidays, and overtime are required.

Supplemental Information

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Agency Contact Information: Becky Aguilar 575-840-3923

For information on Statutory Requirements for this position, click the Classification Description link on the job advertisement.

Bargaining Unit Position
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.

To apply for this job email your details to becky.aguilar@dot.nm.gov

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