|Engineering Aide II|
|JOB CODE:||101215 |
|SALARY RANGE:||$27,282 - $37,765|
|LOCATION OF WORK|
|Department of Public Works|
|Under the general supervision of a departmental supervisor, performs technical, sub-professional engineering work. Work may involve leading a survey crew; inspecting plans and work in progress; maintaining accurate maps of streets, rights of way, water mains, sewers, sidewalks; analysis of data from 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 as a lead worker 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 details of rights-of-way, sidewalks, streets.
Reviews construction plans; inspects construction sites for conformance with approved plans; ensures compliance with applicable codes.
Draws construction plans; assists in preparation of bid specifications and packages.
Operates and maintains equipment necessary to task assigned.|
|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.
Knowledge of engineering maps and records.
Knowledge of engineering terminology and nomenclature.
Knowledge of City-Parish codes and ordinances applicable to areas of assignment.
Knowledge of materials, methods, and techniques applicable to building and construction work.
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.
Skill in the safe operation of a light motor vehicle.
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 read and interpret blueprints, plans, and specifications.
Ability to perform precise survey work.
Ability to reduce, interpret, and apply field notes.
Ability to apply standards firmly, tactfully and impartially.
Ability to make complex 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.|
|EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE|
|High school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competency, supplemented by vocational or trade school courses in drafting, and three years sub-professional engineering/ architectural/construction experience (such as drafting, surveying, inspecting, etc.).|
|Any equivalent combination of education and experience.|
|Must have a valid Louisiana driver's license at the time of appointment and maintain throughout employment in this classification.|
|OTHER JOB ASPECTS|
|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.|