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Johnson County Human Resources Engineering Technician I in IOWA CITY, Iowa

Job Title: Engineering Technician I


Opening Date/Time: Wed. 05/19/21 12:00 AM Central Time Closing Date/Time: Continuous Salary: \$24.46 - \$31.65 Hourly \$1,956.80 - \$2,532.00 Biweekly \$50,876.80 - \$65,832.00 Annually Job Type: Full-time Location: Secondary Roads 4810 Melrose Avenue West Iowa City, Iowa Department: Secondary Roads

+-----------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Under general supervision, perform technical engineering and/or | | surveying related work including lead responsibility for construction | | project inspection and/or a survey crew. | +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Knowledge of and Ability to: | +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+ | - Mathematics, including algebra, geometry and trigonometry | | - Civil engineering and surveying principles and practices | | - All phases of construction, including construction site | | inspection, plant inspection and surveying | | - Engineering drawing techniques using computer software such as | | AutoCAD | | - Basic safe work practices | | - English language to include basic grammar, sentence structure, | | and punctuation | | | | Ability to: | | | | - Make accurate calculations, keep accurate records and maintain | | organized documentation | | - Read and understand engineering and surveying plans, plats and | | specifications | | - Lead the work of a survey crew and assist in training | | - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with | | co-workers, supervisors, contractors and members of the public | | - Represent Johnson County and perform duties in a professional, | | responsible and trustworthy manner | | - Use a computer and peripheral equipment for the purposes of word | | processing, CAD drafting, GIS mapping, data entry, spreadsheets, | | email and the Internet | | - Operate common office equipment such as calculators, fax | | machines, photocopiers and multi-line telephones | | - Be detail oriented when completing work assignments | | - Handle multiple tasks and competing priorities | | - Operate inspection and testing equipment both in the field and in | | the lab | | - Operate surveying instruments such as total stations, GPS | | receivers, data collectors, automatic levels, level rods, prism | | poles, magnetic locators and measuring tapes | | - Use equipment related to civil engineering and surveying | | including hand tools such as a hammer, spade, shovel, pick ax and | | ax | | - Operate an automobile, pick-up and/or larger trucks | | - Handle low to moderate levels of stress, meet deadlines and solve | | problems appropriate to the position | | - Organize and present facts, ideas and opinions clearly and | | concisely, orally and in writing | | - Have clarity of speech and hearing which permits effective | | communication | | - Understand and follow oral and written instructions | | - Have sufficient manual dexterity to make handwritten notations | | and which permits moderate use of a keyboard, mouse and hand | | tools | | - Have sufficient vision which permits moderate production and | | review of a wide variety of materials both in electronic and hard | | copy forms | | - Occasionally lift, carry, push and/or pull up to 100 pounds | | - Safely perform a variety of physical tasks associated with road | | construction, maintenance and repair, and engineering, including | | bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, climbing, twisting, | | crawling, reaching and sitting | | - Stand and walk frequently, sometimes on uneven and unstable | | surfaces such as at construction sites, roadway or ditch | | embankments | | - Endure exposure to adverse weather conditions and terrains while | | conducting field work | | - Have sufficient personal mobility to complete field work at | | various sites | | - Be on call in emergency situations | | - Work flexible schedule and occasional overtime as needed | +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Minimum Education, Training and Experience and Special Requirements: | +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+ | High school graduate or equivalent and five (5) years of experience | | in engineering, surveying, construction inspection, materials | | inspection and testing; OR any equivalent combination of education | | and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. | | Special requirements:Current I.D.O.T. Certified Technician Level | | II Aggregate, Level I and II PCC and Level I ACC or obtain within 1 | | year of hire. Valid Iowa Class B Commercial Drivers License preferred | | and insurable under County liability coverage. Demonstrated required | | engineering and/or surveying knowledge through written exam presented | | by the County Engineer. | +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Specific Duties: | +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+ | to be performed satisfactorily with or without reasonable | | accommodation The following duties are normal for this | | position.These are not to be construed as exclusive or all | | inclusive.Other duties may be required and assigned. | | | | - Schedule, lead and perform the work of a survey crew engaged in | | providing field information, data collection, stakeout and | | control for construction and/or maintenance projects. | | - Review engineering and/or surveying notes, data and calculations | | for completeness and accuracy. | | - Perform a variety of drafting operations in the preparation of | | highway, bridge and culvert plans. | | - Update

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