- Open Until
- Aitkin County
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- - / Hour
|$24.31 to $29.56/hour starting, DOQ|
Position will be open until filled.
To survey, design, inspect, and provide construction staking for county road and bridge construction projects in accordance with state and federal standards and specifications, departmental procedures, and sound engineering practices.
Employees working in this job class work under general supervision and usually receive some instruction with respect to details of most assignments, but are free to develop their own work sequences within established procedures, methods, and policies. They are often physically removed from their supervisor and are only subject to periodic supervisory checks.
No formal supervisory authority.
|Essential Functions |
This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other essential and nonessential functions as assigned or apparent to meet the ongoing needs of the department and organization. Regular attendance and punctuality are essential requirements of this position.
|Two-year degree from a Civil Engineering Technology program or five (5) years experience as a civil engineering technician.|
Valid Minnesota driver's license required. Employment reference checks and a criminal background check will be performed as part of the pre-employment process.
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain required Mn/DOT technical certifications following hire.
Special note: After 5 years of full-time experience in this position and demonstrated job proficiency, the incumbent may be eligible for promotion to the Sr. Engineering Technician job classification, subject to available budget funds, County Engineer support, and County Administrator approval.
|Knowledge of: |
Intermediate Skills - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
High Skills - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
High Skills – Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient at using the following software.
County Payroll Software E-time, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Webfusion, AutoCAD, Road Design Software, OneOffice, and Internet.
Ability to Travel
Regular travel is required, mostly within the county.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should consistently demonstrate the following competencies (definitions attached or available upon request):
Ethics, attendance/punctuality, safety and security, dependability, analytical, design, problem solving, project management, technical skills, customer service, interpersonal skills, oral communication, written communication, teamwork, leadership, quality management, cost consciousness, diversity, organizational support, judgment, motivation, planning/organizing, professionalism, quality, quantity, adaptability, initiative, and innovation.
The noise level in the office is usually moderate.
Work will vary between outdoor and indoor settings depending on the job function being performed. Indoor work will involve sitting in front of a computer for prolonged periods. Outdoor work will involve working in swamps, thick underbrush, and forested areas in the proximity of wood ticks, mosquitoes, flies, bees, and other insects. Outdoor work will frequently involve working on public roads in the presence of traffic.
Equipment and Tools
GPS base station and receivers, robotic total station, automatic level, computer, copier, fax, telephone, printer, drafting supplies, construction calculators, metering and measuring devices, county-owned vehicles, and personal vehicle (requires proof of insurance on file).
Soils lab testing equipment: sieve shakers, scales, splitters, ovens, slump cones, air meters, and dynamic cone penetrometers.
Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying, use of fingers, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions. Must have the ability to lift and/or carry up to 70 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee performs light to medium work, exerting up to 70 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Manual dexterity and motor coordination are required for the variety of jobs performed
Working safely is a condition of employment. Aitkin County is a drug-free workplace.
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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by employees assigned to this job classification. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Aitkin County reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee.
Reasonable Accommodation Notice
The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
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