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ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN II

City of Peoria, Illinois

City of Peoria, Illinois

Accounting & Finance
Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 22, 2023
Description

DEPARTMENT:           PUBLIC WORKS
 
LOCATION:                 3505 N. Dries Lane, Peoria, Illinois
 
HOURS:                       7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.   Monday through Friday
 $25.41 hourly salary 

The purpose of this position is to perform technical engineering tasks to ensure public safety and quality infrastructure.  This is accomplished by overseeing development and maintenance projects; construction oversight/review of projects in the right-of-way for utility companies and private contractors; reviewing and issuing right-of-way permits, asset inventory and condition assessments, maintaining permitting, asset management, and other data and systems.  Other duties include resolving citizen complaints; assisting with field analysis; performing construction related fieldwork and creating reports.  
 
APPLICATIONS FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, CITY HALL, 419 FULTON, ROOM 202, PEORIA, IL  61602 UNTIL THE DEADLINE DATE.  FAX# (309) 494-8587, PHONE# (309) 494-8575; E-MAIL humanresources@peoriagov.org; WEBSITE www.peoriagov.org.  AN EMPLOYEE HIRED ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2023, MUST RESIDE WITHIN THE CITY OF PEORIA.   AN EMPLOYEE’S UNAUTHORIZED RESIDENCY OUTSIDE THE CITY OF PEORIA SHALL BE GROUNDS FOR IMMEDIATE TERMINATION

Examples of Duties

Perform engineering support tasks to ensure public safety and quality infrastructure.  This is accomplished performing utility and construction inspections and providing direction to contractors consistent with industry standards; providing administrative support through data maintenance and review; and maintaining management systems.  Other duties include resolving citizen complaints; assisting with field analysis; and performing field work.


Performs utility and construction inspections and provides direction to contractors consistent with site plans and City, IDOT and PROWAG requirements for construction and repair of roadways and appurtenances.

Provides administrative support by compiling data for reports; performing on-site meetings with citizens, contractors and employees; following-up on requests; and reviewing utility repair logs.

Aids staff and consultants on City standards by conducting investigations and evaluations; gathering data to assist with recommendations; performing limited surveying. and supporting permitting staff.


Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree or equivalent from an accredited two-year college or technical school; valid State Driver’s License; and, over one year up to and including three or more years of progressively related experience required.  Any combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job considered.

Supplemental Information


 Knowledge of basic principles and practices of construction and/or traffic engineering and of computer aided drafting (CAD), global positioning system (GPS) and geographic information system (GIS) hardware and software; recordkeeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques; basic construction and/or traffic data collection tools and equipment and sewer televising equipment and software.  Skill in using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within closely defined established guidelines; using a computer terminal to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information; using mathematics, including, algebra, plane and solid geometry, and trigonometry; communicating clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; and preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and construction plans and to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.