[ Engineering Technician I ] Job Information
Company City of Akron Department
Category Other Job Type Full-Time
Job Status Sourcing Salary Range Per Month
Shift Minimum Education College
Degree Title associate degree Minimum Exerience (associate degree in construction technology, or an equivalent combination of paid experience and training)
No of Jobs 1 Start Publishing 10/18/2017
Stop Publishing 12/30/2017 State OH
County Summit City Akron


This is entrance level technical work in engineering and architecture.

An employee in this class functions in a support capacity performing construction inspection, materials testing, research, drafting, plans review and field survey work in conjunction with the various phases of public improvement projects.

Works under general supervision commonly exercising independence in the use of judgment and ingenuity.  Work is reviewed for completeness and accuracy.  Duties may require working in inclement weather.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate degree in construction technology, or an equivalent combination of paid experience and training.  THE EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT MEANS THAT YOU MAY SUBSTITUTE UP TO 50% OF EDUCATION WITH RELATED PAID EXPERIENCE.  Possession of a valid State of Ohio driver's license.

Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials and practices used in the design and construction of civil engineering projects.  Considerable knowledge of engineering mathematics including algebra, geometry and trigonometry.  Knowledge of manual and computerized drafting procedures, materials, tools and equipment.  Knowledge of surveying practices, equations, signs and symbols.

Ability to interpret and enforce the contents and requirements of construction regulations, plans and specifications.  Ability to prepare drawings and data in a neat, orderly and accurate manner.  Ability to effectively operate standard drafting and surveying equipment.  Ability to perform a variety of basic engineering mathematical calculations and computations common to civil engineering projects.  Ability to effectively maintain records and prepare accurate and concise reports both manually and by computer.  Ability to establish and maintain courteous, tactful and effective public relations. List of essential job functions available upon request.

Preferred Skills

Conducts inspections of construction projects such as parking decks, sewer lines, bridges, highways, lighting, water lines, sidewalks and buildings.  Interprets and enforces the contents and requirements of plans, specifications and other technical data relating to construction activity.  Certifies quality of materials and work.  Certifies quantity of materials used for monthly payments to contractors.  Prepares, both manually and by computer, a wide variety of reports and records.  Records work completion information onto permanent records.  Conducts condition inspection tests on existing structures and quality control tests on construction materials.  Assists designers and engineers in the design function through the calculation of grades, elevations, areas and curves.  Prepares construction plans following standard guidelines and procedures.  Uses manual and computerized drafting procedures to prepare and update a variety of routine drawings, records, maps and plans.  Serves as a member of a surveying crew.  Answers questions from the general public on engineering activities and assists in handling complaints from the public and persons affected by project activity.  May be assigned to specialized programs for industrial pretreatment, backflow prevention or safety.  Performs related work as required.



Posted 06/20/2017 14:34:24
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