Engineering Tech II - Planning and Coordination

Under general supervision performs a variety of technical engineering and surveying work and other related duties that may be assigned.

Position Category: Professional
Requires Background Check: False
Position Code: 4991-0023SN
Department: Engineering Services
Division: Planning and Coordination
Pay Grade: AT-32
Starting Salary: $19.33/Hr. - Negotiable

Essential Job Functions:
Designs, drafts (using CADD), analyzes, and plans for Public Works projects in accordance with accepted standards and specifications

Determines location, size, elevation, and grade of water and sanitary sewer lines

Lays out improvements, including geometry

Reviews and prepares as-built drawings of Public Works projects for computer file

Writes and executes contracts

Computes quantities of materials used in estimates and construction of Public Works projects

Works with Legal Department on interpretation of legal descriptions for ownership and encroachments

Requests and reviews surveys by utilities, consultants, and other City agencies for compliance with State of Oklahoma Minimum Standards for Surveys

Operates various computer software, including word processing, database, Cogo, CADD, project planner and scheduler, and GIS

Supervise data collection and data entry

Negotiates and coordinates with utilities for location

Enforces technical City ordinances

Conducts field inspections, investigations, and evaluations of various projects

Prepares preliminary cost estimates for proposed engineering projects

Assists in preparation and report of capital budget

Prepares project status reports

Must report to work on a regular and timely basis

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate's degree in pre-engineering, and four (4) years of progressively responsible and varied subprofessional engineering work experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience per Personnel Policies and Procedures, Section 128.

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and techniques of subprofessional engineering; considerable knowledge of mathematics required to perform engineering calculations; considerable knowledge of construction techniques; good knowledge of various related software packages; good knowledge of surveying.  Ability to design Public Works projects; ability to perform engineering calculations; ability to interpret and enforce technical ordinances and regulations; and the ability to courteously and tactfully communicate with fellow workers, supervisors, other members of the organization and the public in giving and receiving information.

Physical Requirements:  
Physical requirements include arm and hand dexterity enough to use a keyboard and telephone; occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds; occasional pushing up to 60 pounds; may be subject to walking, standing, sitting, reaching, balancing, bending, kneeling, crawling, handling, climbing, and smelling; and vision, speech, and hearing sufficient to perform the essential tasks.

Licenses and Certificates:
Possession of a valid Oklahoma Class "D" Operator's License; possession of a Certified Technician certificate by the National Institute for Certification of Engineering Technicians must be obtained within twelve (12) months of hire in some positions; and/or registration as a Land Surveyor Intern or Professional Land Surveyor licensed by the State of Oklahoma must be obtained within twenty-four (24) months of hire in some positions.

Skills Tests Required:
Writing and/or physical skills assessments may be administered as needed for each position.

Working Environment:
Working environment is primarily indoors in an office setting and occasionally outdoors and in inclement weather; may be exposed to traffic, confined spaces, temperature/weather extremes and climbing hazards; and requires travel to various City locations and shift changes for assigned duties.