Engineering Services Technician 2
Pinellas County, FL - Clearwater, FL

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Job Class Title Engineering Services Technician 2 Specialized Field Water & Sewer Maintenance Who May Apply Open – All interested Applicants Type Classified Pay Grade CL10 Minimum Annual Salary 31137.60 Maximum Annual Salary 47777.60 Nature of Work This is technical field and office work supporting a variety of public works or utilities programs and activities.

Employees in this class meet and work with engineers, contractors, citizens and other agencies to research, provide information, and resolve complaints/issues on engineering specifications, public works projects and County regulations. Duties involve a variety of complex assignments of a project nature developing and maintaining data bases requiring frequent independent decisions using specialized knowledge, practical
experience, independent judgment and strong interpersonal skills. May supervise other technical or clerical office support personnel. In some instances, more advanced technical duties involving complex public works programs may be required. As distinguished from Engineering Services Technician I, this class requires more extensive knowledge of real estate, legal research, and site plan reviews.
Minimum Qualifications • 2 years of general technical experience in which one has obtained skills in map reading, data entry, reading and understanding legal descriptions, and reading and understanding engineering plans; or
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
Appointing Authority May Also Require: • Florida Driver's License or Florida Commercial Driver’s License and endorsement, if any.
  • Assignment to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations.
  • Other highly desirable knowledge, skills, abilities, and credentials relevant to a position.
Work Performed • Provides technical information to engineers, consultants, citizens or public groups on regulations and procedures to be followed to initiate or develop special programs.
  • Works closely with professional staff to develop technical plans or coordinate progress of construction projects using automated information systems.
  • Maintains schedules of county projects, reviews project progress against scheduling and monitors completion of projects against projections.
  • Reviews, coordinates and processes various documentations, deeds, site reviews, and requests and prepares special projects as required.
  • Analyzes departmental information systems, records, reports and correspondence and recommends improvements to operational procedures.
  • Receives inquiries and resolves complaints from citizens and other departments regarding such issues as signal timing, hazardous conditions, and traffic control.
  • May supervise other technicians or clerical personnel on a permanently assigned or project basis.
  • May perform information processing related duties including using available statistical packages or programs, encoding data, data entry and retrieval, information terminal operations and programming/reprogramming.
  • May perform complex title searches and abstracts property ownership and descriptions for correct title chain.
  • Coordinates the activities of volunteer personnel as needed within the section or department.
  • Performs related work as assigned or required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Knowledge of civil engineering terminology, principles, techniques and math.
  • Knowledge of subdivision development requirements including street lighting, road improvements, storm drainage and private and public utility systems.
  • Knowledge of legal aspects for determining correct property title, acquiring rights-of-way and easements, and the financial implications of such acquisitions.
  • Knowledge of complex automated records information systems used to schedule and monitor the progress of public works and utility projects.
  • Skill in performing mathematical problems with speed and accuracy.
  • Skill in presenting technical information and analysis through oral presentation or precise writing skills.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision under broad guidelines and obtain, analyze, summarize and maintain technical engineering data and records.
  • Ability to read and interpret basic civil engineering plans, maps, aerials, and survey symbols.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and solve technical and administrative problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the general public, contractors, consultants and staff personnel.
Selection Procedure: All interested candidates must complete an application and a supplemental questionnaire. If your employment application and supplemental questionnaire does not provide all the information requested in the appropriate space, your name will be removed from consideration. Answers to all requests for information must be shown on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Answers such as "see resume" or "see work history" will not be considered. A resume may be added to the application, but cannot be substituted for a completed form.

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