A great place to live, work and grow! The Operations Services Department of Red Deer County has a seasonal, full-time position for a dynamic and highly motivated ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN to supplement our ongoing focus in the delivery of customer service excellence. Red Deer County focuses on providing a challenging work environment with an emphasis on skill enhancement and professional training and development.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Under the direction of the Engineering Coordinator within Operations Services, the Engineering Technician will be responsible for the following duties (extra training will be provided where necessary):
Preliminary surveying and stake-out of local drainage projects (total station, robotic total station, and GPS).
Designing of drainage projects using basic AutoCAD (e.g. determining optimal grade-lines and excavation volumes).
Making Alberta One-Calls and coordinating hydrovac’s, if needed, for those same drainage projects.
Setting out and retrieving automated traffic counters (radar and pneumatic).
Finding property and right-of-way boundary markers.
Assisting Engineering & Construction Coordinators with miscellaneous tasks and duties.
Experience and familiarity in general construction, road drainage design, and construction procedures.
Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word), AutoCAD, survey equipment and related applications.
Proven communication and interpersonal skills with both internal and external stakeholders.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Valid class 5 drivers’ license (acceptable drivers’ abstract required).
Acceptable Criminal Records Check.
Experience in a local government setting is an asset.
The successful candidate will be required to work an 8-hour shift, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The position provides the use of a County vehicle when carrying out assigned duties.
Term: April 25th to October 7th, 2022
For further position-related information, please contact Evan Bedford, Engineering Coordinator at 403-896-9061. Qualified parties are requested to submit a detailed resume and cover letter to:
Jennifer Dennis - Human Resources Coordinator
And cc to E. Bedford
This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate has been selected. If this posting appears on Red Deer County’s website, please consider this search open and ongoing.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Mar 29, 2022
Closing Date: Apr 20, 2022