Salt Lake City

  • ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN VI

    Requisition ID
    2018-3626
    Department
    AIRPORT
    Minimum Salary
    USD $50,295.00/Yr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $68,619.00/Yr.
    Post End Date
    7/2/2018
    Location
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    Why Salt Lake City Corporation?

     

    Salt Lake City is one of the nation’s best places to live, work and play. Maintaining that reputation as well as implementing new progressive solutions for sustainable growth, means that we need the best people working here. We’re looking for civic minded individuals who want meaningful work that will directly impact the city that we all love. When you join us, you will have the security and peace of mind that comes from a career in local government. We pride ourselves on our dedication to gender pay equity and a friendly and respectful atmosphere for all. Submit an application and see for yourself why Salt Lake City Corp. is the best place to work!

     

    We choose only the very best to work for the residents of this great city — and we reward our hardworking employees with a generous benefits package. 

     

    • Medical+HSA/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
      • Medical Premium is only $16 a month for a single and $52 a month for a family
    • Paid time off
      • 12 vacation days + 11 paid holidays + 5 paid personal days
      • Six weeks of paid parental leave to all new parents
    • Tuition Reimbursement up to 4k dollars a year
    • Pension or 401K with 10% of salary contributed by the city, no match required
    • Dedicated Wellness Clinic for employees and their families
    • Discounted Auto/Home/and Pet Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Training and Development

     

    Relying on a professional engineer for first-line facilitation, performs non-routine, skilled technical and moderately complex engineering tasks. Work involves application of technical knowledge and considerable independent judgment in project design, construction and inspection. May concentrate in a technical support specialty, such as complex computer applications or building construction.   Serves as team leader, facilitating the work of other technicians. May rotate as job assignments require. Incumbent exercises discretion and independent judgment to perform said duties.

    Responsibilities

    • Applies creativity and judgment to plan and design projects, and resolve design and administration problems.   Leads a group of technical personnel engaged in a complex technical specialty and/or the planning and design of roadways, water, storm drain and sewer systems, buildings, airport facilities, parks,  control of urban traffic, traffic signal management,  and review/approval of various developments, permit applications and projects.
    • Performs technical and complex design drafting, delegating less technical work to other technicians. Calculates quantities, determines specifications, and reviews civil engineering plans.  Directs design reviews and pre-construction meetings.  Assembles bid specifications and participates in their development.  Reviews other team members’ plans and specifications.  Analyzes bid estimates.   Determines best and lowest bidder.
    • As team leader, facilitates technical personnel engaged in field inspection on a variety of municipal projects such as roadways, pump and lift station remodeling or construction, airport runway or building improvements, electrical installation or related work. Uses knowledge of construction systems, practices and processes to determine if projects are progressing according to contract requirements and organization policies.  Accepts contractors’ work; calculates and approves preliminary and final payment estimates.   May take and prepare field samples.  May make tests of field samples and approve or reject materials.  May make suggestions to resolve problems with designs in the field.
    • Keeps a variety of notes and records including daily logs. Assembles information for archival purposes and transports to proper authority. Assists with development of departmental operating budget.  May assign overtime and work, varying hours to facilitate completion of projects. 
    • Motivates, evaluates and trains employees relying upon him/her for facilitation. May have input into hiring, firing, disciplinary actions and promotions of individuals.  Maintains proper communications flow within unit and across units.  May meet with other agencies, contractors, departments and governmental units as a representative of Salt lake City Corporation.
    • Uses engineering and spreadsheet computer software applications to assist with project designs, computations, calculations and management. May design and administer system for such applications, and teach others in its use.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Ten years’ progressively more responsible work experience, performing duties related to design and construction engineering, with one-year supervisory experience at least the lead person level. Graduation from a technical college in a technical related field may be substituted for two years’ paid work experience.
    • Technical training and certification from an engineering technical association or accredited educational institution as outlined in Salt Lake City’s engineering technical advancement guidelines or a department approved equivalent.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of modern techniques, technology, equipment, computerized systems and engineering applications used in design and construction; knowledge of survey methods, procedures and materials testing.  
    • Ability to prepare and present written and oral reports on complex projects and issues, and interface effectively with a variety of persons including co-workers, contractors, general public and government officials.
    • Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card.

     

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