Happy Valley Engineering Division is looking for an Engineering Technician II to join our team. This position will be primarily responsible for development review engineering focused work.
About Happy Valley:
Happy Valley is known for Its wonderful neighborhoods that have an abundance of parks, open spaces, and meandering trails. Our residents take great pride in the community and come together throughout the years at an annual Fun Run, summer concert series, 4th of July Festival, Harvest Fest, Tree lighting and many other community-driven events. As the community grows, we're building a city where family-friendly neighborhoods meet a world-class economy. Happy Valley's business community is rapidly emerging, creating vibrant centers throughout town.
Happy Valley is looking to the future. Once a small community in as recently as the early 2000s, the City has rapidly developed toward being a medium-sized City for the Clackamas County area and there is a lot changing in the community and in our organization. Happy Valley has the vision and heart to be a leader in the region.
As an employer, the City of Happy Valley strives to provide a collaborative working environment that allows access to all city employees, across all departments. We maintain a current technological platform for our staff to provide the most efficient services to our residents and business owners.
Come and join us as we serve this great community together!
Under general supervision of registered professional engineers, advanced level technicians, or the Public Works Director, performs routine, technical engineering and drafting support functions including: inspection of construction, processing and issuance of permits, basic plan review, technical writing, design drafting and routine GIS duties. Works directly with internal and external customers to explain codes and engineering standards.
The Engineering Technician II is distinguished from the Engineering Technician I by performing journey level work on moderately complex technical tasks associated with engineering, construction, and permit processing as assigned.
The Engineering Technician II reports to the City Engineer.
Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Any one position in this class may not perform all the duties listed below, nor do the listed examples of duties include all similar and related duties that may be assigned to this class.
1. Processes applications for permits, inspections, or services.
2. Performs review of plans and reports associated with engineering permits.
3. Explains City codes, policies, construction standards and other regulations to the public, contractors, engineers, architects and other public or utility organizations to ensure adherence to routine technical procedures.
4. Conducts field and office research to prepare engineering reports, cost estimates and other related engineering documents.
5. Inspects construction at various public works projects and for public facilities related to private development or right-of-way permit sites. Assists with erosion control permitting and inspections. Ensures contract and permit compliance; prepares field observation reports; provides support to project manager; prepares as-built records for public infrastructure improvements; and acts as liaison between construction contractors and office engineering staff.
6. Indexes, files, updates, researches and compiles data from various sources.
7. Performs a variety of engineering assignments using manual/computer-aided drafting and design techniques; prepares preliminary drawings from field notes and sketches; and creates and updates drawings, maps, graphs, as-built records and charts for the engineering division.
8. Develops and maintains accurate and timely record-keeping systems and databases; assures inclusions of all pertinent information; assures compliance with records requirements.
9. Composes and proofs forms, letters, and other documentation. Composes correspondence in accordance with established procedures or instructions.
10. Assists and supports the City to identify and provide services to all members of the community and remove barriers to those services.
11. Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum qualifications & Requirements
Training and Experience:
A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent; obtaining an Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology or related field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.
Reasonable accommodations will be evaluated on an individual basis and depend, in part, on the specific requirement for the job, the limitations related to disability and the ability of the City to accommodate the limitation.
How to Apply
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