The County of Volusia is seeking an Engineering Assistant for the Traffic Engineering Division. This position is located in DeLand, Florida, and will be responsible for advanced technical and paraprofessional work in connection with a branch of engineering performed in the field or office. Candidate will assist the Engineering Department in the review of their processes, interpret land development codes and apply them to plans submitted to the department. Candidate must possess excellent customer service skills in this role!
(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
Bachelor's degree in Land Surveying, Mathematics or related field, and two (2) years of experience in design drafting, plans review of subdivisions, drainage, or related fields; OR an Associate’s degree in civil technology and four (4) years of experience in design drafting, plans review of subdivisions, drainage, or related fields. A comparable amount of education, training or experience may substitute for the minimum qualifications.
**Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
ADA REQUIREMENTS Physical Demands: Generally sedentary work. Ability to see, talk; grasp, finger dexterity. Depending on the area of assignment, may require the ability to walk, kneel, crouch, reach, carry, push, or pull in construction or undeveloped areas including marshy and muddy conditions. Visual acuity (peripheral vision, depth perception, color acuity) necessary to operate a motorized vehicle and review complex schematics. Clarity of vision, with the ability to identify and distinguish colors with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work and electronic materials at arm's length or less (distinguish letters and numbers) and to see in detail, objects or printed material at greater than arm's length. Environmental Demands: Primarily inside work. Depending upon the position of assignment, some positions may require limited field work. Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend technical and mechanical drawings, blueprints, layouts, and literature; memos, procedures, legal documents and instruments, safety rules. Ability to perform shop math and advanced mathematical functions (geometry, trigonometry.) Ability to write memos, summaries, letters, evaluations, and procedures to explain/relay information to layman. Ability to speak clearly and concisely; conversant in theory and practices of discipline. Ability to identify and resolve problems.