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Civil Engineering/GIS Technician

City of Brookfield

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Location: Brookfield, WI
Type: Full Time
Posted: 11/07/2017
Deadline to Apply: 11/26/2017
Payrate: $24.38 - $33.92/hr
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Job Summary:


The Engineering Technician performs paraprofessional level work with drafting/CADD, survey, and construction inspection.  The incumbent is responsible for drafting construction/engineering documents using Auto CADD; inspection of Public Works construction projects to ensure quality construction; and the collection and processing of field survey data.

Essential Duties:

  • Assists with ESRI GIS updating and utilization.
  • Assists with permit and diggers hotline administration.
  • Organizes and updates as-builts and other records.
  • Assists City Engineer with address inventory, creation, and maintenance.
  • Drafts construction plans and miscellaneous drawings as required.
  • Assists engineers in design layout of projects and quality takeoffs.
  • Serves as a civil design technician performing civil design utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D.
  • Utilizes computer office software to include Microsoft Office and Adobe.
  • Competently operates survey instruments, including total station, data collector, theodolite level, and various hand tools.
  • Competently gathers and displays survey data, including topological and design data.
  • Performs survey work for various City departments as requested.
  • Observes construction practices/techniques of contractors in public works projects.
  • Maintains a daily record of all work performed, records measurements, and completes daily reports.
  • Answers questions regarding location of properties, utility locations, etc. Acts as a liaison between the contractor, City staff and the general public.
  • Responds or refers complaints.
  • Promotes and maintains positive departmental public relations and image with customers, which include other City departments and staff, developers, contractors, engineers, property owners and the community in general.


Engineering Technician I:

  • An associate degree as an Civil Engineering Technology.
  • At least 2 years experience with construction plan reading, surveying, drafting, GIS and public works inspection.
  • Valid State of Wisconsin Driver’s License.

Engineering Technician II:

  • An associate degree in Civil Engineering Technology.
  • At least 4 years experience with construction plan reading, surveying, drafting, GIS or public works inspection.
  • Valid State of Wisconsin Driver’s License