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ENGINEER’S ASSISTANT - Engineering/Public Works Department

JOB POSTING # 18-024

ENGINEER’S ASSISTANT

Engineering/Public Works Department

 

HOURLY RATE:  $18.01 – $19.68

Position Open Until Filled


 


Under direction of City Engineer assists in preparing complex designs.  Supervises and participates in field survey and drafting work.  Manages, conducts training and evaluates temporary and part-time staff.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Essential Job Functions:

Conducts surveys; Prepares complex designs and conducts mathematical calculations;  Estimates project costs and material needs; Works with consulting engineers, contractors, officials and public in resolving problems or providing information regarding public works constructions projects; Inspects public works projects in progress and upon completion to ensure that contractors have complied with specifications for materials and designs; Trains and supervises personnel; Maintains records and prepares reports concerning inspection, survey and drafting activities; Participates in special studies as needed; Researches property ownership and legal descriptions; Provides input to the formulation of long-range estimates and projections of public works and engineering activities; Responsible for efficient and safe operation, care and appearance of assigned equipment. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Training, Experience and/or Other Requirements


Three (3) years of higher education in civil engineering; two (2) years experience drafting with AUTOCAD, surveying, construction or related field; Acceptable Equivalency:  Any equivalent combination of experience, training, and/or education to conduct the essential functions of the position.

 

All City employees are required in the course and scope of their employment to provide services for the benefit of the public during emergency situations that threaten the safety of Kingsville’s citizens. City employees must be able to work immediately before, during, and/or immediately after an emergency.

 

All positions require the following: 1) High School diploma or equivalent, 2) possession of a valid driver’s license 3) satisfactory driving record and 4) proof of eligibility to legally work in the U.S.   The successful applicant will be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background investigation.

 

Applications may be picked up at City of Kingsville-Human Resources, 400 W. King Avenue, Kingsville, Texas 78363.  For more information call 361-595-8017 or e-mail:  hradmin@cityofkingsville.com  EOE.

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For more information on job listings, contact Beth Greenwell, at 361-595-8017.

How to Apply:

Complete application and submit online through City of Kingsville website.

Download application, complete and email to hradmin@cityofkingsville.com

Stop by HR Department Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Office location – City Hall
400 W. King Avenue,
Kingsville, Texas 78363

Complete your application accurately to be sure your application receives full consideration. You may apply online by selecting an available position and attaching your application form to your submission. Applications may also be submitted to hradmin@cityofkingsville.com or in person at the Human Resources office.

A position must be available to submit your application online. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as posted for applicable position.  Applicants not selected for positions are encouraged to re-apply at the next available opportunity.

All City of Kingsville positions require the following:

  • Proof of eligibility to legally work in the United States
  • Successful completion of background investigation
  • Successful completion of drug screening

For the safety of our employees and the citizens we serve, the City of Kingsville is a drug-free workplace.

 

Most positions require:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Satisfactory driving record

 

 

Employee Behavior and Conduct

City employees are required to conduct themselves in a professional manner to both internal and external customers during the performance of duties.  Examples of professional conduct include, but not limited to, being communicative, informative, fair, honest and respectful.

 

All City employees are required in the course and scope of their employment to provide services for the benefit of the public during emergency situations threatening the safety of Kingsville citizens.  City employees must be able to work immediately before, during and/or immediately after an emergency.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

City of Kingsville is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and its Equal Employment Opportunity Plans (EEOP) are available for viewing:

Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) – City of Kingsville

Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) – City of Kingsville Police Department