Employment

ENGINEERING ASSISTANT

NATURE OF WORK

Under general supervision of the Water/Waste Water Superintendent or assigned supervisor, performs a wide variety of technical drafting and clerical work.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Prepares computerized civil line drafting and mapping; gather and compile statistical data and reports; update all maps and maintain database files;

May assist in department procedure including maintenance of financial, secretarial and administrative records.

Performs a broad spectrum of administrative assistant and technical duties for the Water and Sewer Departments; composes and types correspondence, memoranda and reports; distributes appropriate engineering information to staff and to the public; prepares reports by researching, assembling and summarizing information and data; establishes and maintains files and systems.

May assist in maintaining other departmental maps and records; prepares maps and layouts from legal descriptions; searches property records and prepares property ownership.

Performs other work which is consistent with the essential elements of the job.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Knowledge of engineering and survey drafting and a minimum demonstrable proficiency with AutoCAD 12 or higher.

Knowledge of and experience in using and demonstrable comprehension of at least Windows 98 and Office Professional 2000, including Word, Excel and Access.

Knowledge of office procedures, practices and equipment and department functions.

Knowledge of the organization and functions and ability to organize an office.

Knowledge of American English and ability to make accurate arithmetical computations.

Ability to draft with accuracy and speed and write written reports.

Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff and the public.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Associates degree in drafting plus either coursework or experience equivalent to one year of training in business, bookkeeping or office functions. Verifiable two years experience with computer-aided drafting and design may be substituted for the degree requirements.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

State of Nebraska driver’s license is required.

Posting Date 8/28/15 to 9/8/15
PAY $17.29 to $24.01
UNION No
FLSA Non-exempt

Revised 2010

 

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