The fundamental reason this classification exists is to inspect construction projects involving city property using site visits, rulers, tape measures, string line, various levels and a variety of laboratory tests in order to ensure compliance with city specifications for quality and safety of workmanship and materials. Supervision is received from the Engineering Technician III.
Distinguishing Characteristics: Positions in this classification are normally filled by advancement from the lower classification of Engineering Technician I, or when filled from the outside, required prior para-professional engineering experience in construction. Incumbents of this classification work within a framework of established procedures and are expected to perform all the duties assigned to the position with only occasional instructions or assistance. The Engineering Technician II is distinguished from the Engineering Technician III by the latter's increased complexity of assignments, decision-making responsibility and level of supervision received and exercised.
High school diploma or G.E.D. certificate and three years of road-way construction experience, preferably site work, utility construction inspection or construction materials testing; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Alabama Driver's License and insurable driving record as needed to operate a city vehicle to travel to various work sites.
Ability to work on weekends and holidays as needed.