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Engineering Technician

Company: City of Kansas City Missouri
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Utilizes a computer aideddrafting and design system to create,modify, delete, transfer, copy, store and plotgraphic and data files in the preparation ofdrawings and other related engineering data.Prepares street plans, profiles, and crosssections for the grading, paving and curbingof municipal streets. Draws appropriatedrainage structures and calculates andlocates these structures. Preparescalculations of quantities and cost estimates.Prepares renderings of preliminaryconstruction plans As-built plans, details,and final plans for modifications of existingbuilding structures. Creates standards forstreet improvements, reinforcingspecifications for concrete construction andpavement, plans and profiles for streetimprovements, striping plans, streetwidening and median removal plans, generallayout and drainage plans and similar tasks.Reduces field notes, and plots preliminarydrawings, including property lines andexisting utilities after engineers lay outproposed projects on preliminary drawings.Completes details such as special manholes,fire hydrants, water main locations, type andsize, water service details and sanitaryservice connections on finished plans.Assists in the keeping of field notesindicating lines, angles, distances, traverses,benchmarks, monuments and stakes as wellas --as built-- details of size, location andelevations of public works facilities; makessketches, prior to additional survey work oras a guide to drafters and engineeringdesigners. Creates and maintains waterdistribution maps of metropolitan area.Makes detailed drawings of manhole covers,frames and catch basins. Details streetintersections, showing location of valves,fire hydrants, water mains and their sizes;building locations and other surface features.Inspects work of water, wastewater, stormwater, bridge, street and boulevardconstruction contractors for conformancewith specifications as to quality, materialand workmanship, and for compliance withordinances and regulations as directed.Checks for quality, material andworkmanship involving the laying of airportrunways, aprons and related appurtenances,public buildings, and facilities. Inspects andchecks foundations, structures, electrical,plumbing and related mechanical systems.Investigates and prepares special reports asrequired. Inspects, measures and condemnssidewalks, driveways and curbs; explainingwhy repair or replacement is necessary.Performs related duties as required.

Education requirements
REQUIRES high school graduation. Must
possess a valid state-issued drivers license in
accordance with the City of KCMO policies.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen
and post-offer physical examination as
prescribed by the City. Preference given to
those with lab experience.

Work hours
7:00 am to 3:30 pm
Monday - Friday

Keywords: City of Kansas City Missouri, Kansas City , Engineering Technician, Professions , Kansas City, Kansas

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