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Engineering Aide I
 
JOB CODE:101210
 
PAY GRADE:1120
 
SALARY RANGE:$24,746 - $34,254
 
LOCATION OF WORK
Department of Public Works
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the general supervision of a departmental supervisor, performs technical, sub-professional engineering work. Work may involve working on a survey crew; issuing permits and/or house numbers; maintaining accurate maps of streets, rights of way, water mains, sewers, sidewalks, setting up traffic counters. Work is assigned orally or in writing, and is reviewed daily through personal observation. Performs other work as requested.
 
ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Serves on a survey crew; gathers data; completes field notes; locates property and lot lines; references permanent markers. Maintains records specific to area of assignment; researches files; responds to inquiries whether in person or by telephone. Reviews maps; prepares and updates maps and notes; draws rights of way, sidewalks, and streets. Delivers plans, specifications, deposits, receipts, and related materials; runs errands for area of assignment. Operates and maintains equipment necessary to task assigned. Reviews construction plans; issues permits; analyzes conveyance records.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the principles, procedures, methods and techniques of drafting. Knowledge of algebra, plane geometry, or trigonometry. Knowledge of principles, procedures, and practices of engineering. Knowledge of principles, procedures and practices of surveying. Skill in the safe operation of a light motor vehicle. Skill in the operation of modern survey equipment. Skill in the operation of modern office equipment such as, the telephone, typewriter, calculator, copier, blueprint maker, microfilm reader and printer, computer terminal and related peripherals. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to physically perform the task assigned. Ability to deal with the public with tact and courtesy at all times. Ability to make decisions within established guidelines. Ability to perform precise survey work. Ability to make engineering computations accurately. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competency, supplemented by vocational or trade school courses in drafting, and two years sub-professional engineering/ architectural/construction experience (such as drafting, surveying, inspecting, etc.).
 
SUBSTITUTIONS
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
Must have a valid Louisiana driver's license at the time of appointment and maintain throughout employment in this classification.
 
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
None.
 
NOTE:
The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the job.