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Engineering Technician

at City of Greeley, CO

Pay: $11.3 to $19.67/hour
$11.3 - $19.67
Posted: 4/28/2019
Job Status: Seasonal
Job Reference #: 2404494

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Summary

The Seasonal Pavement Management Engineering Technician is responsible for street, infrastructure management, and engineering technician/inspection work in the planning, review, design, and construction of street infrastructure maintenance, reconstruction, and overlay projects.  Duties include street infrastructure maintenance projects i.e., Patching, Seal Coating, Overlay of Asphalt pavements, etc. This position reports directly to the Pavement Management Coordinator.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills

  • 1 to 3 years related experience with street construction/pavement maintenance desirable.
  • Knowledge of street maintenance/rehabilitation methods, materials, and procedures desirable.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and good driving record.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of the various areas of street construction and maintenance desirable.
  • General computer, word processing, mapping, and spreadsheet experience desirable.

Essential Functions

  • Perform project inspection services for construction projects to insure compliance.
  • Communicate diplomatically and effectively coworkers, private industry representatives, technical consultants, and the general public. 
  • Good judgment under stressful conditions.
  • Inspect materials for identification and conformance to specifications.
  • Knowledge of testing for asphalt materials desirable.
  • Provide accurate field sketches, project documentation and minor engineering drafting. 

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

Working Environment:

  • Work is performed in both field and office environments and may involve exposure to dirt, dust, fumes, chemicals, extreme weather conditions, and noise levels.
  • May traverse uneven ground, work at various heights above ground on ladders, scaffolding and structures and in confined spaces, including manholes, vaults, and excavations.
  • May be required to work weekends, holidays, days and shifts with hours and days subject to change as required by the project.
  • Frequent public contact.
Physical Requirements:
  • Vision and hearing enough to judge distances, avoid construction hazards, inspect and monitor compliance at construction sites and interpret written documents.
  • Strength enough to move or maneuver object up to 50 pounds for distances up to and over 20 feet.
  • Mobility enough to bend, push, pull, stoop, and kneel to perform essential function of the job and to remain in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • Able to work outside in cold and warm environments.
  • Possess verbal and written communication skills to convey technical information to contractors, the public and coworkers.