CLASSIFICATION SUMMARYUnder the general direction, performs a variety of complex and independent duties involved in traffic engineering studies and capital improvement projects; designs or reviews engineering plans for various utility, parks, facilities, and transportation projects to assure compliance and compatibility with existing systems and applicable codes, standards, specifications, and practices; communicates with and provides technical information to City personnel, engineers, contractors, developers, outside agencies, and others regarding projects and activities. An Engineering Technician III participates in more complex and larger-scale projects, and represents the City to outside specialists on proposals and programs. Engineering Technicians must demonstrate a thorough understanding of the policies and procedures and require only occasional direct oversight or assistance as new or unusual situations arise.
Examples of Work Performed (Illustrative Only):
The following list reflects the essential job duties and responsibilities of this classification, but should not be considered all-inclusive. The incumbent will be expected to perform other related duties as assigned.
Engineering Technician II:This position requires an Associate's degree in civil engineering technology or related field, and two or more years of experience at an equivalent level of work in a directly related field.*2019 Salary Range: $4,844 - $6,782/monthly Engineering Technician III:This position requires an Associate's degree in civil engineering technology or related field, and three or more years of experience at an equivalent level of work in a directly related field, including one year of experience with the City of Kennewick OR seven or more years of experience at an equivalent level of work in a directly related field.*2019 Salary Range: $5,216 - $7,302/monthly Regardless of classification, Engineering Technicians must meet the following requirements:
To perform the essential functions of the classification, incumbents must be able to meet the following physical requirements: must regularly talk, hear/listen, see/observe, sit, stand and walk; must regularly demonstrate fine motor skills; must occasionally exert up to 10 pounds of force.WORK SCHEDULEThe initial work schedule for this classification will be full-time, Monday through Friday, with the possibility of alternating Fridays off work. Early mornings, evenings, and weekend work may be occasionally required. Overtime may be occasionally required. This classification is non-exempt under the FLSA.