Performs technical and administrative duties in support of the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department. Responsibilities include assisting civil engineers during the summer months with public works projects. Duties include: construction inspection and project design work, gathering schematic information, and performing other duties as assigned by the City Engineer.
Essential functions as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents within this classification. Incumbents are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance on the job are not routinely listed in the job descriptions, but are an essential function.
Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Performs field surveys for public works projects.
Assists engineering staff with construction inspection and project design work.
Prepares detailed drawings or sketches for various engineering projects.
Gathers information from sewer and water schematic and quarter section maps.
Prepares monthly reports and correspondence on assigned projects to be provided to the City Engineer.
Promotes and maintains responsive employee, customer, and community relations.
Assures the maintenance of safe work areas and equipment, promptly corrects work hazards, as necessary. Investigates and reports all work related injuries immediately, complies with all safety rules and attends appropriate safety programs.
Performs related duties as assigned by the City Engineer.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Under General Supervision – Incumbents at this level are given assignments and objectives that are governed by specifically outlined work methods and a sequence of steps, which are explained in general terms. The responsibility for achieving the work objectives, however, rests with a superior. Incumbents are not required to apply theory or to use their own judgment. Immediate supervision is not consistent, but checks are integrated into work processes and/or reviews are frequent enough to ensure compliance with instructions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and dust. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud. Work involves navigating on foot over uneven or slippery terrain, and working during inclement weather conditions.
Becomes familiar with and observes all applicable safety and security policies/procedures.
Immediately reports all unsafe conditions and acts to supervisor.
Reports all accidents to supervisor immediately.
Obeys and adheres to all safety rules and work practices.
This is a seasonal position. The selected candidates are expected to work full-time from approximately May 2021 through August 2021.
The selection process includes an application process, interview process, drug screening and background check.
The position is open until filled. The position is expected to be filled as soon as the interview process and background checks are completed.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
1. Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation.
2. Any City employee may be required to stay at or return to work during emergencies to perform duties specific to this classification or to perform other duties as requested in an assigned response position. This may require working a non-traditional work schedule or working outside normal assigned duties during the incident and/or emergency.
Education and Experience
Must be currently enrolled in a civil engineering, engineering technology, or related bachelor’s degree program.
Required Knowledge and Skills
Current developments and literature in the field of civil engineering.
Basic practices and principles of civil engineering.
Required Knowledge and Skills
Working with mathematical concepts such a probability and statistics, geometry and trigonometry. Applying concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Reading and interpreting documents such as project specifications, plans, procedure manuals, operating and maintenance instructions, and safety rules.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with officials, the public, contractors, and other governmental agencies.
Expressing facts and ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
Applying mathematical concepts to practical situations.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS
Possession of a valid driver’s license.
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to drive a motorized vehicle; vision acuity sufficient to inspect construction sites and mobility to transverse construction area.
About City of Elmhrust
The City of Elmhurst is committed to provide Responsive and Superior governmental services
in an Environment of Respect in order to protect and enhance the Quality of Life of those who live, work, visit and conduct business in our community.
As a community of approximately 46,000 residents, the City of Elmhurst is recognized as one of the best places to live in Illinois having first-class schools, parks, and city services. Elmhurst enjoys a dynamic mix of industrial, retail and multi-family and single-family housing surrounding the heart of a progressive downtown area. As a premier western suburb of Chicago, the City of Elmhurst is a community rich in its heritage, invested in its present and focused towards its future.