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Engineering Technician IV

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Job Details
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Company Name
Mobile County Personnel Board
Physical Address
Mobile, AL 36606
Job Description

This is technical and complex, sub-professional supervisory engineering work.

An employee in this class performs highly specialized and complex sub-professional engineering work or directs subordinate engineering technicians engaged in such technical duties as surveying, drafting, engineering inspections or materials testing. Work is performed in accordance with established guidelines and procedures under the general direction of a superior who makes assignments and reviews for compliance with standards and schedules.

(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Gathers engineering field data to submit to engineering consultants for preparation of plans and specifications on engineering, architectural, electrical and mechanical designs for public works and community development projects; reviews and analyzes plans and specifications for streets, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, sidewalks and water system construction; coordinates work activities with engineering consultants and private utility companies to insure timely removal or installation of overhead and underground utility line designs; reviews preliminary plans and testing procedures for construction; makes recommendations for addition or change to consultants’ designs and specifications; works with contractors to insure proper and timely completion of work; inspects construction progress for conformance to specifications; maintains records and prepares detailed reports on work activities; prepares ordinances for public hearings on street construction, sanitary sewer installation and sidewalks; investigates complaints involving public works projects; makes preliminary survey and cost estimates for proposed construction; prepares monthly estimates for projects under construction; makes topographic surveys for preparing plans to pave city streets; surveys for drainage improvements and construction of culverts and bridges; makes surveys to acquire right-of-way for roads and drainage easements; stakes out construction projects; stakes right-of-way of existing drainage easements for clearing and cleaning ditches; establishes line and grade for pipe to be laid by public works department; performs bridge inspections; assigns street addresses; makes flood zone determinations; administers the operations of an assigned division as appointed; attends meetings as necessary; serves as a member of assigned boards and committees; supervises the issuance of permits; oversees the hiring, training, scheduling, directing, and evaluation of assigned personnel; oversees the acquisition of GIS data; develops standards, policies, and procedures; performs

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