Engineering/Planning/Surveying Technician I-II

Recruitment #091923-UFBA11-550800

Summary Statement

Position provides Quality Assurance testing on materials used in the construction of State & Federally funded contracts. Position is primarily responsible for sampling & testing of bituminous concrete (hot mix), but in addition testing of Portland cement concrete, soil & aggregate, & in place materials at jobsites throughout the state for conformance to construction plans & specifications. Math is used daily, strong math skills required. The incumbent in this position may be required to lift up to 50lbs work in inclement weather. This position is required to work overtime as needed.

Career Ladder

Upon satisfactory completion of department promotional standards and job requirements, employees may be eligible to be promoted to the next level.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Inspects infrastructures to ensure compliance with design plans, materials specifications, safety requirements, construction processes, local, state and federal codes and on going maintenance requirements; documents/reports compliance or deficiencies. 
     
  • Designs/develops/reviews engineering project/site layouts, alignments, profiles, studies, graphs and other related activities.
     
  • Compiles and records notes, sketches, test results, inspection data and other information to document compliance and/or develop designs, specifications, reports, maps and other geographically based data. 
     
  • Conducts various studies to be used by others to analyze needs/develop plans, record characteristics and other related activities. 
     
  • Conducts data analysis to determine accuracy of data collected, develop recommendations, develop corrective designs and/or ensure compliance. 
     
  • Tests/evaluates the quality of materials or designs to verify adherence to contracts and specifications. 
     
  • Obtains survey data, such as angles, elevations, points, and contours, using electronic distance measuring equipment and other surveying instruments. 
     
  • Calculates/measures area and volume dimensions, horizontal and vertical geometry, profile and component specifications, and material testing dimensions using calculators or computers. 
     
  • Operates computer assisted drafting equipment or other tools of the trade. 
     
  • Reads and interprets plans, specification, blueprints and other engineering documents.

Job Requirement Series

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Engineering/Planning/Surveying Technician I
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:  

Engineering Support - Materials & Research:

  1. Knowledge of applied mathematical computations including algebra and geometry.
  2. Knowledge of construction materials, laboratory testing, or field-testing.
  3. Knowledge of using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
  4. Knowledge of developing and interpreting analytical and technical documents such as reports, maps, or geographical representations of data.
  5. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Engineering/Planning/Surveying Technician II

Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

Material and Research: Pavement Management and Rehabilitation:

  1. Six months experience in applied mathematical computations including algebra and geometry.
  2. Six months experience in interpreting construction plans and details, schematics or technical drawings to determine compliance.
  3. Six months experience in using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
  4. Six months experience in preparing construction contract plans from conceptual design stage to final design.
  5. Knowledge of pavement management and rehabilitation practices.
  6. Knowledge of contract management and control which includes ensuring compliance with terms of contracts; negotiating changes to existing contracts.
  7. Knowledge of project management which includes planning, developing, implementing, managing and evaluating projects to ensure objectives are met. 
  8. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving). 

Additional Posting Information

This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization) that has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other applicable terms and conditions of employment, in accordance with Title 29, Chapter 59 and Title 19, Chapter 13 and 16.  This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement based on its individual terms.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our Job Seeker Resources. DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.