The Engineering Agreements Technician is technical work in the Engineering Division of the Community Planning and Sustainable Development department of Douglas County.
The Engineering Agreements Technician position demands strong communication, problem solving, organization, and public relations skills.
Examples of Duties:
(The following examples are illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive.)
Provides information concerning government regulation, engineering and technical criteria, and technical assistance to the public and County personnel.
Reviews site grading plans and proposed plat amendments to ensure all facets of project meet or exceed Douglas County minimum engineering standards.
Administers the subdivision improvement agreements process to include monitoring developer compliance with contractual obligations and tracking the contributions made.
Provides the public or other departments with information concerning flood plain information and documentation.
Conducts field inspections of back draining cul-de-sacs for full-term maintenance obligations.
Prepares statistical reports and maintains logs and records.
Maintains database system for project tracking including commercial development reports. Tracks cash-in-lieu payments and financial surety.
Coordinates staff reports with project engineers.
Assist engineering staff with research for projects.
Coordinates special projects as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Equivalent to a high school diploma and three (3) years of increasingly responsible administrative or technical work which included extensive public contact and of which two (2) years included working with agreements in private or public development processes; public administration, construction management, architecture, engineering, planning, or a similar field OR any equivalent combination. Candidates with college level course work are preferred.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to effectively communicate in both written and oral form. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, supervisory staff, elected officials, other departments, agencies and the public.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to interpret and carry out a variety of instructions in written, verbal, or diagram form. Ability to manage and perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature, without loss of efficiency or composure. Ability to utilize initiative to direct own activities. Ability to make generalizations, judgments, or decisions based on available information.
OTHER SPECIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to read and interpret plans, maps, permits, plats, zoning principles, legal documents and regulations. Ability to understand and interpret Douglas County engineering criteria as it relates to agreements, flood plain data, residential grading and minor drainage improvements. Ability to handle detail with accuracy. Skill in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software, preferably Microsoft Office, is strongly desired.
DIFFICULTY OF WORK/CONSEQUENCE OF ERROR: Work is varied and complex. Consequence of error may result in inaccurate information being communicated and/or recorded which may affect the entire department or division.
INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS: This position has daily contact with landowners, builders, developers, citizens, other agencies and staff.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, talk, hear, and reach with hands and arms.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The stress level in the work environment is moderately high.
Douglas County, CO - 17 months ago