CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN
Under direction, to perform a variety of field and office paraprofessional engineering work of moderate difficulty and perform related duties as required.
ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULE:
City employees work a 4/10 workweek, Monday through Thursday, 7am to 6pm. City offices are closed on Fridays. City offices are closed on Fridays. City facilities will also close for a period of approximately two weeks in December with time off for non-essential personnel.
To learn more about this position employee benefits, please see the Memorandum of Understanding for the Municipal Employees' Association: Miscellaneous Employees'
This classification is scheduled to receive a wage increase of 7.60% effective the first full pay period in January 2023 and January 2024.The Department is tentatively planning to conductfirst round interviews during late February of 2023.
The following duties and responsibilities are representative of those typically performed by positions assigned to this classification. Any single position may not perform all of these duties and/or may perform similar related tasks not listed here.
- Assists in minor field survey party work;
- Reviews plans, specifications, and sites for projects;
- Does minor design work for streets, storm drains, sewers, and other Public Works facilities, including design calculations, determination of right-of-way requirements, and preparation of engineering, drawings, plans, and maps;
- Prepares accurate sketches and permanent plans, diagrams, maps, and supporting data for the preparation of preliminary and final engineering plans, specifications, and cost estimates;
- Uses computer including CAD (Computer Aided Drafting);
- May make simple field inspections;
- Provides information to the public;
- Investigates engineering problems;
- Writes reports and makes recommendations;
- Sets and maintains traffic counters.
Any combination equivalent to training and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
- Graduation from high school, including or supplemented by courses in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and CAD (see required documents below); and
- One (1) year of increasingly responsible paraprofessional engineering experience.
- Experience in the use of computer programs relevant to this role (spreadsheets, databases, file management, GIS, CAD, etc.)
- Knowledge of and experience in any of the following areas: land development, construction methods, permitting process