City of Aberdeen Civil Engineer/Engineering Intern Technician (Summer 2019) in Aberdeen, South Dakota

Civil Engineer/Engineering Intern Technician (Summer 2019) Public Works Salary: $15.00iJOB SUMMARYiThis position performs technical duties in support of the department's engineering functions.iMAJOR DUTIESiConducts field surveys for preliminary projects.iDevelops plans and specifications for city related projects.iPerforms construction staking for projects.iInspects water, sewer, and storm water system projects for compliance with guidelines and specifications.iDrafts project drawings.iTests materials for projects.iCoordinates repairs to city streets and rights-of-way.iManages projects as assigned, including projects performed by contractors.iMeets with the public to identify and resolve issues and concerns.iUpdates utility system maps.iApproves and administers permits for curb cuts and SWPPP sites.iConducts floodplain determinations for realtors, bankers, and the general public.iPerforms related duties as assigned.iKNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITIONiKnowledge of materials, methods and tools used in the construction or repair of public works infrastructure.iKnowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology.iKnowledge of modern surveying practices, techniques, and equipment.iKnowledge of the techniques, tools and principles involved in the production of technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.iKnowledge of relevant federal and state laws, city ordinances, and department policies and procedures.iKnowledge of computers and job-related software programs.iSkill in preparing and interpreting engineering reports and technical specifications.iSkill in problem solving.iSkill in prioritizing and planning.iSkill in interpersonal relations.iSkill in oral and written communication.iSUPERVISORY CONTROLSiThe Assistant City Engineer assigns work in terms of very general instructions. The supervisor spotchecks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.iGUIDELINESiGuidelines include city ordinances, state and federal environmental regulations, construction codes, construction specifications, departmental regulations, and technical standards. iThese guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.iCOMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORKiThe work consists of varied technical duties. Strict regulations and the unique nature of each construction project contribute to the complexity of the work.iThe purpose of this position is to provide technical support for the department's engineering functions. Successful performance contributes to compliance with codes, ordinances, and engineering best practices.iContacts are typically with co-workers, contractors, vendors, engineering consultants, regulatory agents and the general public.iContacts are typically to exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services. iPHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENTiThe work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending, crouching or walking. The employee frequently lifts light objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.iThe work is typically performed in an office and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to machinery with moving parts. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.iMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSiCourse work in Civil Engineering, Surveying, and/or Civil Engineering Technology.iSufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position. iPossess and maintain a valid driveris license issued by the State of South Dakota for the type of vehicle or equipment operated