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30 Jun 2015

Full-Time Engineering Technician I

Utah County Government – Posted by hamakermann Anywhere

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:  Under direction, performs various duties in supporting, inspecting, and managing County roads and other public works projects.  This is the entry engineering technician classification level relating to County development projects, roads and signs, and Storm Water regulation compliance.
DUTIES INCLUDE:    Repairs, replaces, and creates new County signs as needed.  Assists in performing inventory and inspections of County roads, bridges, signs, and County properties.  Order signage supplies and materials as needed.  Assists in performing inspections for excavation and access permits.  Assists in the inspection of subdivisions to ensure conformance to plans and adherence to County development standards.
Assists in the management and site inspection of construction projects.  Supervises and coordinates projects with contractors and developers.  Inspects County projects including chip sealing, drainage, road maintenance, safety, signing, and road and bridge construction.  Collects data on County projects.  Inspects quality control efforts on County construction projects.  Assists with reviewing Storm Water Management Plans for construction projects within the County.  Assists with inspections of construction projects to ensure compliance with Storm Water regulations.
Basic knowledge of:  Storm Water regulations.
Knowledge of: the principles and practices of traffic control, signage, and pavement marking,
access permit requirements, and County development standards.
Skill in:  Reading, writing, and basic math.  Pouring and forming concrete.  Use of power equipment and hand tools.  Operating and maintaining field engineering equipment.  Directing the work of others.
Ability to:  Maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work activities.  Respond quickly and effectively in emergency situations.  Read and interpret standard construction plans and maps.
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.  Follow written and oral instructions.
REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT:  Equivalent to a high school diploma; and three (3) years work experience performing civil engineering activities.  Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and additional background checks as required.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS:  Applicants must possess a valid driver license and obtain a valid State of Utah driver license within 60 days of employment.
EXAMINATION/SELECTION PROCESS: Individuals interested in the position must submit an official Utah County Government application and required attachments to the Utah County Office of Personnel Management, 100 East Center, Suite 3800, Provo, UT  84606, by 5:00 PM on the closing date.    NO POSTMARKS OR RESUMES.   Additional information will not be accepted after the closing date.  The Personnel Department will screen the applications for minimum qualifications.  The selection process will consist of a hiring interview, and may include any one, or a combination, of the following examinations: application and/or supplemental review/rating, written examination, performance test and/or oral examination.  The Personnel Department reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to any of the examinations.

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Job Categories: County. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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