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Engineering Technician II

Department:Engineering
Updated:1/31/12
Effective:1/1/12
Approved STPUD:NH
Approved LOCAL 39:CS

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Engineering Department Manager, assists in the design and inspects the 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
Frequently
1/3 – 2/3 of time
Continuously
More than 2/3 of time
Sitting20% of day  
Standing 40% of day 
Walking30% 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 positionX  
CrawlingX  
Climbing stairs  X
Climbing ladderX  
Major Hand X 
PullingX  
PushingX  
Fine Manipulation X 
Typing/Keyboard X 
Writing  X
Simple Grasping X 
FilingX  
Power GripX  
Tools X 
EquipmentX  
Hand Twisting X 
FoldingX  

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

Object Height
Varies job to job0-6 feet and 0-40 feet

Equipment Used

Heavy equipment, nuclear density gauge, pick-up truck and various office equipment.

Working Conditions

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