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Engineering Technician
NOTE: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY, ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/alachua/default.cfm Salary: $17.45 - $27.05 Hourly $36,297.87 - $56,261.50 Annually Graduation from high school or equivalent and two years civil engineering, road design, computer operations, drafting, survey, or road construction inspection experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Position Summary: This is experienced technical work in the areas of roadway engineering, design and construction. An employee assigned to this classification performs complex technical assignments in field surveying and construction layout, including developing and checking engineering computations. Work may involve supervising and assisting in the compiling, analyzing and summarizing in report form of basic traffic, roadway, crash and/or maintenance inventory data. Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results obtained. Examples of Duties: ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Tests and assists in recording and processing research engineering data, preparing and fabricating test specimens, components, and test apparatus. Serves as crew member on location surveys and performs some instrument work and complex computations. Makes earthwork computations and computes grades and curves. Maintains roadway inventory and assigns new segment numbers. Maintains traffic count data for preparation of annual report. Gathers basic traffic and roadway sufficiency data; verifies report data prior to submission. Maintains traffic crash reporting system for preparation of annual report. Serves as technician in roadway construction plans preparation. Maintains right-of-way and tax maps, plat books, and as-built drawing files. Performs design drawing reproductions. Performs related work as required. NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of roadway and drainage construction. Skill in learning and using computers. Ability to calculate areas, volumes, and vertical curves. Ability to use trigonometry tables and solve triangles. Ability to apply complicated mathematical formulas to work problems. Ability to apply methods and practices of survey. Ability to understand standard specifications as they apply to work being done. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds; occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Posted on: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
This listing expires on: Friday, June 30, 2017

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