Hennepin County Public Works is seeking two Engineering Technicians to join the Design division within the Transportation Project Delivery department. This position will work as part of a team to deliver roadway reconstruction projects with opportunities for professional and technical growth through training and working with other experienced roadway design professionals.
Effective January 1, 2023, there will be a general salary adjustment of 2.5% to the minimum and maximum of the range. Location and hours: These positions are hybrid and will be performed both onsite at 1600 Prairie Drive, Medina, Minnesota 55340, and remote as job duties require. There is no public transportation to this facility. Work hours are flexible between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.
While these positions are designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin. New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.
About these position types: These are full-time, benefit earning positions.
These positions are internally classified as Engineering Technician. Click here to view the job classification specification.
In these positions, you will:
· Compute, balance, and check roadway geometrics, contract quantities, earthwork quantities, and cost estimates.
· Assist in design and check design details, alignments, profile grades, layouts, plan sheets, as-built plans, drawings, and maps; plot topographic data, contour maps, underground details, grading template sections, and soils data.
· Perform a variety of tasks related to scanning, copying, filing and maintenance of the Design Division's paper and electronic filing system to support the Design Division and Transportation Department in the development of public works projects.
· Perform computer assisted drafting and record keeping.
· Enter data for computer applications such as electronic spreadsheets, word documents and computer aided drafting programs, and produce necessary outputs.
· Operate and provide basic maintenance of the equipment used in the reproduction, binding, and scanning of various printed and electronic material.
· Establish and maintain effective and trusting working relationships with internal and external groups, including other county staff, staff from other agencies and the general public.
Need to have:
· One of the following:
o Three years or more of experience in technical non-professional highway, land survey, geographic information systems application, or related engineering work.
o Three years or more of college or technical school credits in a related engineering or computer science field.
o Current certification as a Certified Survey Technician (CST), Level 2.
o Working on a project team and/or coordinating work with other functional groups/disciplines.
o Utilizing complex computer software, such as CAD (OpenRoads, InRoads, Geopak, Civil 3D or equivalent), spreadsheets, or databases.
o Analyzing vehicle turning movements using Autoturn or equivalent software.
o With terrain surface and/or roadway geometric design using roadway design software.
· Ability to:
o Read and interpret MnDOT Standard Design Manuals and Technical Memos, construction plans, specifications, and other written forms.
o Schedule, prioritize, and balance several tasks.
o Work independently and in teams with minimal lead worker direction.
o Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
About the department:Public Works creates healthy and livable communities through economic development, environmental stewardship and advancement of a multimodal transportation network. About 450 employees work together on a wide range of programs and projects to achieve our mission. About Hennepin County: Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at bridge.hennepin.us/eligibility (Log in as Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here.
This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates may be required to complete a background check.If you have any questions, please contact: Tieasha Hardy