City Of Raleigh North Carolina Raleigh , NC 27611
Hiring range: $38,242 $54,933 (promotional hiring range may vary)
This class is the third level in a ten-level Engineering Series devoted to providing paraprofessional engineering support, inspection and professional civil engineering for a variety of public works and environmental functions and projects. Incumbents provide specialized and technical activities in support of an engineering function. As assigned, and based on specialization, work may include calculating assessments; inspecting and investigating infrastructure and/or customer complaints; assisting with cost estimates or preparing preliminary estimates for minor maintenance; compiling and maintaining data; providing field inspections of assigned infrastructure and/or projects; and providing professional surveys and updating CADD information.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provides specialized and technical activities in support of an assigned engineering function; serves as a liaison for internal and external clients in support of assigned projects; may perform quality assurance inspections, identify deficiencies or maintenance requirements, verify project activities, conduct survey work, and/or serve as on-site contact for project contractors, engineers and property owners.
Provides customer assistance and responds to inquiries, complaints and information requests; performs basic research or investigations, verifies and provides general procedure/process information; refers complex requests to appropriate resource.
Assists in reviewing plans, proposals and maps; performs mathematical calculations; conducts basic analysis and/or geospatial analysis; may provide site and service assessments to determine issues and provide recommendations.
Reviews and verifies documentation; updates, organizes and maintains data tracking spreadsheets, databases, digital maps, requests, plans, schedules, project documentation and/or presentation materials.
Attends various meetings which may include City Council meetings, committee meetings, project reviews, and public meetings; prepares supporting documentation; provides communication materials and updates related to projects, recommendations and programs.
Collects field data and measurements; prepares preliminary cost estimates; scores and ranks projects; reviews timelines; and may provide review and tracking of contracts and related services, amendments, change orders and /or project schedules.
Monitors supplies, equipment and materials inventory; initiates orders to maintain inventory levels; assists in monitoring available funds.
Assists with special projects and/or serves on functional teams for special processes or audits.
Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
Education and Experience
Associate's Degree in engineering or directly related field and two years of paraprofessional engineering experience, preferably in area of assignment.
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.
Standard practices, methods and materials of assigned work.
Project management principles and practices.
Business math concepts.
Filing and record-keeping principles.
Occupational hazards and applicable safety principles and practices.
Uses and properties of supplies and equipment.
Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations (based on assignment).
Customer service principles.
Specialized equipment relevant to area of assignment.
Modern office technology.
Assessing and evaluating project performance and timelines.
Performing inspections and documenting compliance or deficiencies.
Composing and maintaining basic original documents including reports and program materials.
Performing basic original research, compiling and assembling data.
Organizing tasks, meeting deadlines and prioritizing competing demands.
Providing directions to others in order to meet standards.
Providing attention to detail in assignments.
Proofreading and error correction.
Business math computations.
Organizing and maintaining records and files.
Maintaining and updating data and documentation.
Comprehending reference books and manuals.
Operating assigned tools and equipment.
Interpreting and applying applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards (based on assignment).
Providing customer service.
Utilizing a computer and relevant software applications.
Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, the general public and others to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
ADA and Other Requirements:
Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Work is performed in both the field and in an indoor office environment with frequent exposure to hazardous physical conditions (such as mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibration, etc.); frequent exposure to atmospheric conditions (such as fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, etc.); moderate exposure to hazardous materials (such as chemicals, blood and other body fluids); frequent exposure to environmental conditions (such as disruptive people, imminent danger, or a threatening environment); frequent exposure to extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting and movement restrictions; and moderate exposure intense noise or travel.
This job classification description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) designation may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.