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Engineering Technician

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City of Urbandale
Under the general direction of Assistant Director of Engineering, performs a variety of skilled drafting and surveying to produce engineering maps, plans and drawings of public infrastructure improvements, and to inspect public works projects for compliance with construction specifications and public works standards.
## Routine Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Designs and prepares drawings or other illustrative materials of existing/new improvements and other utilities using notes made in the field, photographs or maps.
Catalogs and files construction plans, plat books, maps, deed and easement reference books from work orders and field inspection notes. Scans all construction plans for archive. Maintains databases of electronic scanned files, maps, and aerial photographs.
Reviews construction plans, plats and cost estimates submitted by consulting engineers/contractors and utilities to ensure conformance with established requirements.
Maintains and updates GIS base mapping to facilitate mapping and asset management of City infrastructure and to organize and manage electronic file structure.
Utilizes global positioning system to locate City infrastructure systems such as sanitary sewer, storm sewer, signs and fiber optics.
Gathers and provides information to contractors, consultants, city employees/departments, and the public, including as-built drawings, aerial photographs, easements, right-of-way information, and utility locations.
Responsible for the inspection and construction administration of all engineering projects including, but not limited to: paving (streets, parking lots, drive ways and sidewalks), sanitary sewer, storm sewer, grading, water main and drainage structures to insure compliance with construction specifications and approved plans.
Enforces compliance with construction specifications and public works standards. Responds to inquiries and assists contractors and sub-contractors regarding applicable compliance requirements.
Prepares and maintains complete project inspection records.
Creates special maps requested by departments on an as-needed basis.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
## Typical Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent.
At least two (2) years of experience/education in engineering design or public works construction, or two ( 2) years of field experience in construction, engineering or inspection, or two (2) years of an equivalent combination.
## Supplemental Information:
Post offer pre-employment drug test and physical required.
The City of Urbandale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Note: Persons with disabilities must submit requests for ADA accommodations to the Human Resources Department, in writing, prior to the application deadline.
Job Title: Engineering Technician
Closing Date/Time: Tue. 12/30/14 11:59 PM Central Time
Salary: $21.89 - $32.83 Hourly $1,750.96 - $2,626.50 Biweekly $45,525.00 - $68,289.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Urbandale, Iowa

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