Located on the western shore of Lake Michigan,
Milwaukee is an urban hub bursting with energy. Milwaukee provides a casual
sophistication – big city appeal without the big-city hassles. We are
accessible and affordable, and our residents are welcoming. Milwaukee has
evolved through the years, bringing together its unsurpassed old-world charm
with a breathtaking Art Museum, top-flight arts and cultural attractions,
professional sports, lakefront festivals, recreational opportunities and great
The City of Milwaukee is
proud to employ a diverse workforce that is committed to providing exemplary
service to the City's residents. If you have a passion for being part of an
inclusive team of public servants, please consider the following opportunity.
Technicians perform functions in one or more of the following areas:
construction, transportation, environmental, traffic and water engineering.
Engineering Technician I and II
will be open for applications several times throughout 2022. See the chart below. *Only
applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the job will be invited to
participate in the selection process.
APPLICATION PERIODS AND EXAM
Application Period Opens:
Application Period Closes:
* Structured Interviews to be
held (*Subject to change)
February 4th |
February 28th |
Week of March
March 28th |
May 2nd |
Week of May
May 30th |
July 15th |
Week of August
August 8th |
September 12th |
Week of September
Week of November
Eligible candidates who successfully complete the
selection process will be placed on the highest-level eligible list for which
SURVEYING AND DRAFTING:
survey instruments to obtain angles, elevations, distances, points, and
other survey information.
survey notes by hand regarding a benchmark circuit, measurements for water
or sewer, or preliminary measurements for a project.
engineering-related mathematical computations involving algebra and
precise measurements of completed construction work using an engineer’s
manual and automated drafting work and prepare field sketches.
in preparing designs and construction plans using MicroStation, including
charts, maps, graphs and drawings.
in transferring electronically collected data to CADD software to produce
preliminary plans for design and sewer and water survey reports.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND CUSTOMER SERVICE:
analyze, and record data for various purposes.
certificate work used for payments to contractors, using computer software
such as Microsoft Excel.
transit lines, gathering data for cross section levels and establishing
surveys relative to various types of projects such as major arterials,
properties, street and alley openings, streets, water mains, street
repairs, and obstructions.
with the public in person.
We welcome qualified individuals with disabilities who are interested in
employment and will make reasonable accommodations during the hiring process in
accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended
by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.
Conditions of Employment
Please be advised that new
employees are required to have received either both doses of the Moderna or
Pfizer or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine prior to their
employment start date or have an approved religious or medical accommodation
prior to their employment start date. You can find further information relative
to the City’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy here.
to meet the physical demands of the job including standing, walking,
twisting, bending, climbing stairs, and lifting and pushing items weighing
up to 50 lbs.
to perform outdoor work in variable weather conditions.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Engineering Technician I AND Engineering Technician II:
1. Successful completion of high school algebra AND high school geometry.
2. Six months of full-time experience performing surveying OR
Six months of full-time experience using MicroStation and/or AutoCAD.
3. Valid driver’s license at time of appointment and throughout employment.
Engineering Technician II:
4. Two years of full-time experience performing field surveying.
NOTICE: Please do not attach your academic transcripts to your employment application. The hiring department will verify candidates’ education as part of the background screening process prior to extending any job offers.
- Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics
and experience with computer programs such as CADD systems (MicroStation
or AutoCAD) and Microsoft Excel.
to calculate and understand mathematics, applying algebraic and geometric
of surveying techniques and instruments.
to observe and document descriptions of work.
to read and interpret technical job-related documents.
communication skills in order to effectively create business
correspondence and reports.
communication skills in order to effectively communicate with internal and
skills to be able to develop and maintain effective working relationships
with managers and colleagues.
to work cooperatively, effectively, and fairly with coworkers and residents
whose backgrounds may differ from one’s own.
to work independently and as part of a team.
CRITICAL THINKING AND
and problem-solving skills.
to handle multiple projects with varying and often tight deadlines.
to maintain accurate records.
and the ability to use City resources responsibly.
Engineering Technician I:
The current salary range
(PR 3DN) is $39,252-$45,287 annually, and the current resident incentive salary
range for City of Milwaukee residents is $40,430-$46,646.
Engineering Technician II:
The current salary range
(PR 3FN) is $42,871-$48,114 annually, and the current resident incentive salary
range for City of Milwaukee residents is $44,157-$49,557.
The City of Milwaukee provides a
comprehensive benefit program that includes the following:
Benefit Pension Plan
Deferred Compensation Plan
and Dental Insurance
- Paid Parental Leave
Employee Assistance Program
Term Disability Insurance
Sick Leave and other paid leaves
For full details of the benefits offered by
the City of Milwaukee, please visit https://city.milwaukee.gov/der/benefits.
SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of
one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation;
written, oral or performance tests; or other assessment methods. The
Department of Employee Relations reserves the right to call only the most
qualified candidates to the oral examination. Oral examinations may
include written exercises. Selection process component weights will be
determined by further analysis of the job.
THIS IS A CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT. Applications will
be accepted and interviews held during 2022 as often as required to
meet the needs of the City. Qualified applicants will be notified by email of
the date, time, and place of the examination. Unless otherwise required by law,
the City of Milwaukee will not provide alternative test administration. The
applicant is responsible for attending all phases of the job selection process
at the time and place designated by the City of Milwaukee. Employment may
be possible immediately following the examination if positions are vacant at
that time. The names of successful candidates will be placed on the eligible
list in a rank determined by the final grade without reference to the date of
the examination. The names of candidates who pass all phases of the
selection process may remain on an eligible list resulting from a continuous
examination for up to six months.
- Applications can be accessed by visiting www.jobapscloud.com/MIL.
- If you would like assistance completing an application, please contact the Department of Employee Relations at (414) 286-3751 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Department of Employee Relations is located in City Hall, 200 E Wells St, Room 706, Milwaukee, WI 53202.
The City of Milwaukee values and encourages diversity and is an equal