Engineering Technician I

Approved STPUD:NH
Approved LOCAL 39:CS

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Engineering Department Manager, performs quality control testing for the construction and repair of water and sewer facilities. Assists in the design of, and inspects construction and repair of water and sewer facilities. Requires the documentation of such activities, as well as ancillary support in the design, construction, and operational analysis of such facilities.

Job Physical Requirements Analysis

Job Specific Body Movements Occasionally
1/3 of time or less
1/3 – 2/3 of time
More than 2/3 of time
Sitting20% of day  
Standing 40% of day 
Walking 30% of day 
Driving15% of day  
Hearing  100% of day
Speaking  100% of day
Lifting 1-20 lbsX  
Lifting 20-50 lbs X 
Lifting 50+ lbs X 
Working/reaching above shoulderX  
Working w/arms extended @ shoulder level X 
Working with body bent over at waist X 
Working in kneeling position X 
Climbing stairs  X
Climbing ladderX  
Major Hand X 
Fine Manipulation X 
Typing/Keyboard X 
Writing  X
Simple GraspingX  
Power GripX  
Hand Twisting X 

Height from Floor of Objects to Be Reached or Worked On:

Object Height
Testing equipment, materials samples, plans, specifications0-6 feet

Equipment Used

Nuclear density gauge, concrete test equipment, hand tools such as shovels and picks, surveying equipment, pick-up truck and various office equipment.

Working Conditions

Exposure to all environmental factors; variable weather, chemicals, and odors depending on construction project. During ongoing construction activity, much of the time is spent inspecting projects, usually outside in noisy, dusty areas, including confined spaces with some exposure to unpleasant wastewater treatment plant odors; above ground (such as scaffolding on tanks) or below ground (such as pipelines, existing manholes, wet wells, trench excavation, etc.). During periods of no construction activity, main environment is that of an indoor office, requiring sitting at desk or drafting table, and has some exposure to unpleasant wastewater treatment odors. May be required to work in inclement weather. Must be able to work varied hours and work more than 40 hours per week on a frequent basis.