Engineering Technician

  • City of Sanibel
  • Sanibel, Florida
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Engineering
  • Salary: $35,131.20 - $65,900.02 Annually USD

Job Description

Description

Performs technical engineering work in the office and field in support of engineering projects; prepares engineering design sketches, plans and maps, cost estimates and specifications; collaborates and confers with developers, contractors, engineers and public; and provides support to professional engineering staff. Performs as project manager for capital improvement projects and performs other work as requested. This position is emergency essential.

Duties

Conducts research and field investigations to collect and record available data; prepare preliminary designs and plans for in-house and Capital Improvement Projects.

Performs CAD drawings for routine to complex civil engineering projects.
Performs GIS or other technical mapping projects relating to City infrastructure.

Functions as survey party chief; performs field surveys including topographic surveys, layout and grade staking; research and write legal descriptions.

Prepares construction design specifications, bid specifications, and material and cost estimates for Capital Improvement and other engineering projects.

Provides technical assistance in procuring any permits necessary for proposed projects as well as prepares documentation for project grant applications and certification.

Collaborates and confers with developers, engineers, contractors, local and state government and the general public; provide information and assistance on issues pertaining to a variety of engineering activities, codes and regulations.

Serves as project manager for Capital Improvement projects; maintains accurate records of construction projects; and performs process approval of contractor payments.

Coordinates the DEP NPDES program, collects data from City departments and completes required annual report; drafts standard operating procedures.

Coordinates the inspection and annual maintenance of the (MS4) stormwater system.

Manages projects and performs inspections relating to construction improvements, maintenance of streets, sewers, shared use path, bridge and box culverts, lot development and City Capital Improvement projects.

Prepares memos, letters and other correspondence pertaining to a variety of engineering activities.

Attends meetings, workshops, seminars and software upgrade training related to engineering technician work assigned.

Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology; or Associates of Science Degree in Civil Engineering Technology, supplemented by two (2) years experience in surveying drafting, engineering or related field; or; High School diploma, GED, or other Certificate of Competency, supplemented by five (5) years experience in survey, drafting or related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Supplemental or Additional Information

Knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques, practices, tools and equipment of technical engineering work including civil engineering, surveying, computers and computer software.

Knowledge to interpret and apply City, County, State, and Federal policies, laws, codes and regulations.

Knowledge to understand and interpret engineering plans and specifications, survey notes, maps and reports.

Ability to analyze and compile technical and statistical information and prepare clear and concise reports

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and respond to difficult and sensitive public inquiries.

Ability to write reports, specifications, maintain accurate engineering records, be detailed oriented and follow through with tasks.

Ability to make a variety of complex mathematical calculations; use trigonometry as applied to the computation of angles, areas, distances and traverses.

Skill in AutoCAD drafting, GIS or other technical mapping systems
operation of office equipment including computer equipment and related software.

Ability to work independently as well as the ability to maintain a team and service oriented approach to work.

Ability to adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems.

Skill and ability to maintain a positive working relationship with all staff levels, other jurisdictions, outside agencies, the general public and those contacted in the course of work.

Knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques, practices, tools and equipment of technical engineering work including civil engineering, surveying, computers and computer software.

Knowledge to interpret and apply City, County, State, and Federal policies, laws, codes and regulations.

Knowledge to understand and interpret engineering plans and specifications, survey notes, maps and reports.

Ability to analyze and compile technical and statistical information and prepare clear and concise reports

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and respond to difficult and sensitive public inquiries.

Ability to write reports, specifications, maintain accurate engineering records, be detailed oriented and follow through with tasks.

Ability to make a variety of complex mathematical calculations; use trigonometry as applied to the computation of angles, areas, distances and traverses.

Skill in AutoCAD drafting, operation of office equipment including computer equipment and related software.

Ability to work independently as well as the ability to maintain a team and service oriented approach to work.

Ability to adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems.

Skill and ability to maintain a positive working relationship with all staff levels, other jurisdictions, outside agencies, the general public and those contacted in the course of work.

Job Address

Sanibel, Florida United States View Map