ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN I
- Type:Full Time
- Salary/Pay Rate:$40,723.22 - $69,229.48
- Posted Date:02/16/2018
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Position Vacancy Notice
Position Title: Engineering Technician I
Salary: Grade 27 - $40,723.22 - $69,229.48
Description of Duties:
Performs skilled computer-aided mapping and surveying and performs record keeping as it relates to municipal engineering; does related work as required. Produces and maintains municipal maps and records. Assists the City Surveyor in performing various surveys such as property, topographic, and construction surveys. Reviews subdivision plats, street construction plans, and building permits for compliance with specific municipal ordinances. Department work is directed by the city engineer.
Maintains computer and hardcopy maps and lists relating to water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, floodplain, city limits, street lights, cemetery, zoning, easements, and others; assists in surveying by running instruments, taking field notes, computing closure, pulling chain, holding rod, driving stakes; operates GPS equipment, total station, data collector, automatic level, plotter, distance measuring instrument; makes lettering and graphic illustrations of signs, charts, graphs, and diagrams; locates city cemetery plots; orders department office supplies; provides information and responds to requests from public and private agencies including other city departments and the general public.
Knowledge, Skills And Abilities:
Extensive knowledge of computer-aided mapping, land surveying, and related software and equipment; knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D and Topcon equipment and software preferred.
Work in this class is medium and requires good physical endurance. Physical activity will include but is not limited to stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, and speaking normally. The employee is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions including extreme heat and cold; traffic and construction site hazards; and may be exposed to atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system such as fumes and dust. The employee must have the visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures, read a computer terminal, and use fine measurement devices.
Desirable Education and Experience:
Graduation from high school; any combination of education and experience equivalent to an associate degree in surveying, engineering, or drafting; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
North Carolina Driver License. Must possess certification as a Surveyor Intern (SI) or be eligible to sit for and obtain such certification from the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors within six month probationary period.
Applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department, City Hall, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Applications are available any time and can be submitted through the City of Thomasville website
Applications will be reviewed to select the best qualified applicants. Selection will be by structured interview.
THE CITY OF THOMASVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES
NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, GENDER, COLOR, CREED, AGE,
DISABILITY OR NATIONAL ORIGIN.