- Civil engineering
- Microsoft Office
Description of Work
Position Definition: Provides technical assistance in the design, construction and inspection of public works projects; performs field engineering, land survey and design work; performs computer aided design/drafting work for mapping and public works construction projects; and performs public works construction and permit inspections.
Example of Duties: Receives oral instructions or work order from assigned Supervising Engineer. Organizes and plans work according to standard procedures. Prepares technical plans, specifications and preliminary engineering designs for public works projects, including street and sidewalk construction, drainage improvements, facilities and site improvements. Investigates drainage or sewer system problems and complaints and prepares preliminary data as needed. Prepares technical reports for the supervising engineer, including supporting graphical and tabular data and charts as required. Uses computer aided design in developing preliminary and final construction design plans Drafts original and updated property maps and construction design plans from current and previous surveyor notes, maps, deeds and related information. Prepares sketches, maps and reports. Performs complex mathematical computations in survey, design and estimating work. Performs administrative and field work as directed by Supervisor. Reports work accomplished to Supervisor
Additional Duties: Inspects public works projects in progress for conformity to design, materials and schedule specifications. Prepares preliminary reports for change order consideration. Supervises interns and seasonal employees. Uses computers, surveying instruments and equipment and specialized engineering equipment.
Note: The above is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task or responsibility.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Working knowledge of civil engineering principals and practices. Ability to use computers and software including Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and Graphical Information System. Ability to operate surveying equipment. Ability to interpret plans and specifications. Ability to prepare clear and concise technical reports. Ability to acquire skill to operate word and data processing equipment. Ability to direct the work of others. Ability to lift objects weighing 25-50 pounds. Ability to work in poor weather conditions including heat, cold, rain or snow.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
Special Licenses/Certifications AND/OR Supplemental Information
Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.
This position is a Grade 11.
Department: Transportation, Mobility, and Parking