Posted 4 weeks ago

Senior Engineering Technician

Company: DuPage County
Category: Engineering

 Wheaton

Type: Full Time

DuPage County has a Senior Engineering Technician position open. This position is with the DuPage County Stormwater Management Department. Responsibilities are the following:

  • Reviews engineering drawings, plans and specifications for construction or revision to land or physical characteristics of land owned or controlled by the County.
  • Develops drawings, plans, and documents accurately depicting collected data and survey points.
  • Inspects job sites and contractor’s work to ensure standards and specifications, lines, grades and traffic control are satisfied.
  • Works with testing agencies to verify that concrete, asphalt and other mixtures meet construction specifications.
  • Confers with engineers, developers, consulting engineers, architects and contractors.
  • Identifies unacceptable features and obtains corrections.
  • Obtains plans and agreements to meet standards.
  • Works with engineering staff to develop and coordinate easement agreements, including preparation of legal descriptions and exhibits..
  • Conducts field inspections.
  • Performs field surveys to assist with design and maintenance of stormwater and drainage projects, and facility maintenance.
  • Coordinates with technical staff for continued operation and maintenance of the department’s flood control facilities.
  • Works with internal maintenance crew and vendors to address stream blockages countywide.
  • Reviews and submits plans and revisions for approval by senior engineers.
  • Corresponds with developers and others regarding complaints and required corrections.
  • Inspects revised work for conformity.
  • Provides technical assistance where applicable.
  • Logs in new files.
  • Provides guidance and shares knowledge with other staff and the public regarding department policies and procedures, such as the stream maintenance program.