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ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN II

City of Peoria, Illinois

City of Peoria, Illinois

Accounting & Finance
Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024
  • Applications are required for each vacancy. Resumes may be attached but will not be accepted in lieu of applications. The application must be signed, dated, completely filled in and returned to the Human Resources Department by the filing date indicated on the Vacancy Announcement. All information submitted is subject to verification.
  • The City only accepts applications for posted positions.
  • If selected, City residency must be established within one year of hire (or within the timeframe outlined in bargaining unit contract, if applicable). Residency must be maintained for the duration of employment. Applicants need not be current residents of the City of Peoria to be considered.
  • After an offer of employment but prior to hire, all applicants must complete a medical examination including a drug screen.
  • All new hires will be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • A summary of employment benefits may be obtained by contacting the City’s Human Resources Department.
  • The City’s Administrative Action Plan for Fair Practices is available for inspection by contacting the City’s Equal Opportunity Office, City Hall, Room 303 or by calling (309) 494-8594.
  • Applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the selection process may notify the Human Resources Department of such request.

The City of Peoria is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Description

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

CITY RESIDENCY REQUIRED

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. EMPLOYEE’S 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree or equivalent from an accredited two-year college or technical school; valid State Driver’s License; and, five 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.