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Engineering Technician I

High school diploma or equivalent. One year of related experience. Valid state driver's license and satisfactory motor vehicle record. Knowledge of engineering maps and records. Surveying techniques, instruments, and tools. Drafting methods and equipment. Skilled in reading maps and plans. Analytical skills necessary to perform numerical calculations to obtain totals, balances, and verify information from complex forms and transfer to computers or manual reports. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents below and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069


Posting Information
Department: 
Public Works - Engineering
Location: 
201-A West Gray
Shift: 
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or as required
Salary: 
$38,827 - $54,996 annually
Date Posted: 
Wed, 10/11/2017 - 8:00am
Job Description
Duties: 
Determines and logs all addresses for emergency services (911), Utilities Division and legal documents, etc.; develops and maintains all street listings and locations; provides up-to-date information as required by emergency services (911) and local government agencies. Runs prints on large format printer and plotter. Answers questions regarding flood plain location; answers questions regarding driving directions; assigns addresses; photocopies and assembles specification books. Performs surveying work; sets up and operates survey equipment; assists in taking field measurements; serves as rodman or chainman when performing field work. Records and maintains field notes. Performs basic calculations utilizing a computer; calculates land elevations and distances by performing mathematic computations. Reads measurements and notations from survey books to determine topography, site development and other pertinent data for plotting. Reads maps from files. Uses computer aided drafting skills to plot, transfer, and prepare topographical information from routing maps and engineering plans at differing scales. Performs drafting work using computer aided drafting and design (CADD) software; prepares and maintains engineering maps; prepares graphs and charts as needed. Determines angles, line placement grading, etc. using algebraic, geometric, and trigonometric computations. Provides specific water and sewer line location information to contractors and homeowners. Provides lot line dimensions, square footage, easement locations, etc. to homeowners, realtors, contractors, and other departmental personnel. Calculates subdivision quantities, number of new fire hydrants and length of streets. Collects topographic information using GPS data collector.
Other Responsibilties: 
Assists developers or homeowners in determining new street names. Requests changes and corrections to street index. Determines flood elevation information. Performs related duties as required.
Working Conditions: 
Works primarily in an office environment; however, time is spent outside (approximately 50% of the time) exposed to temperature extremes, dirt, dust noise, etc.
Job Requirements
Education and Experience: 
High school diploma or equivalent. One year of related experience.
Knowledge: 
Engineering maps and records. Surveying techniques, instruments, and tools. Drafting methods and equipment.
Skills: 
Reading maps and plans. Analytical skills necessary to perform numerical calculations to obtain totals, balances, and verify information from complex forms and transfer to computers or manual reports. Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with internal staff, citizens, and other departmental staff in order to give and extricate information in a courteous and friendly manner.
License and/or Certification: 
Valid state driver's license and satisfactory motor vehicle record.
Mental & Physical: 
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to plot, trace, and prepare routine maps and engineering plans. Mental/visual effort required due to sustained periods of concentration necessary for the design and layout of a project and the constant breaks in concentration associated with answering phones or speaking in person to citizen or staff requiring assistance. Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lb.) 5-10% of work time. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
Additional Information: 

Selected applicant must pass background investigation and drug screen.