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Job Title: Chelan County Public Works - Temporary Engineering Technician
Department: County of Chelan Human Resources
Job Type: NonExempt
Salary: $ 17.29 - $ 19.09 / Hourly  
Posted: April 11, 2017
Application Deadline: April 26, 2017

Job Location

County of Chelan Human Resources
400 Douglas Street, #201
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Description

SUMMARY

This position is for temporary employment to provide college students or recent college graduates with working exposure to the transportation engineering field.  This position supplements our engineering workforce during peak work periods most commonly in the spring, summer and fall assisting in the delivery of our construction program that benefit the traveling public.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Assist project inspectors in performing various construction inspection duties; assist with measurement and determination of construction quantities, application rate of materials, and collect material samples, operate and check scales, issue receive and total tickets, assist inspectors in preparing pay notes
  • Perform computer aided drafting and design (CADD). Calculate and estimate plan quantities.
  • Gather necessary field data and serve as a survey party member setting horizontal and vertical control.  Assist in slope staking and blue topping.
  • General office duties may include; research, compiling data, filing information, and preparing reports.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Completion of at least two semesters or three quarter (or equivalent) of study for Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Construction Management at an accredited college, university or community college.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, correspondence, and construction documentation.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inferences, and fundamental of plan and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited information and standard methodology exists.  Ability to independently investigate engineering problems and through the use of sound engineering judgment make determinations on the proper course of action.  Ability to relate observed effects to causal factors and communicate findings to supervisors.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Washington State Driver’s License.

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 stand and walk. The employee is required to talk and hear.  The employee is required to sit for long periods; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.

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.

Duties will be split between a typical office environment and outside construction projects.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.  The noise level in the construction work environment is usually loud.

 

 

Additional Information

To apply, submit resume, letter of intent and Completed Chelan County Application

to: Chelan County Human Resource Department, 400 Douglas Street, #201, Wenatchee,  WA  98801 or email to

Must be received no later than Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 5:00 P.M.