Engineering Technician I

Posted: 11/03/2020

City of Cedar Falls is accepting application materials and testing to fill the position of Engineering Technician I.  Expected employment offer will be in the $20.32-26.67/hour range, depending on qualifications, with full-time benefit package.  Duties will include assisting senior Technicians with the preparation of engineering projects, including technical project inspection and design; construction and surveying; cost estimating; project recordkeeping; monitoring and ensuring site, construction contract, and storm water management program compliance; reviewing construction plans and specifications; issuing engineering related permits; communicating with staff, contractors, developers, and the general public; maintaining and updating water, sanitary sewer, storm water, subdivision, and address maps; and performing various technical engineering tasks.  Basic knowledge of construction and civil engineering principles, practices, and techniques required.  Candidates must also have the basic ability to operate computer aided drafting, word processing and spreadsheet software and various surveying equipment and supplies.
Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering technology or related field; no previous formal experience required, but one year of technical engineering experience is preferred.  Candidates must have possession of a valid Driver’s License with good driving record and possession of, or ability to obtain, the following certifications:  Aggregate Sampler, Aggregate Technician, Level I HMA, Level I PCC, and Erosion Control through the State of Iowa, and the Iowa Storm Water Education Partnership.
Civil Service testing involving a job related questionnaire is required for candidates meeting the minimum education and experience qualifications and that have submitted the required application materials outlined below.  Candidates meeting both requirements will be notified of testing information this fall/winter. Post-offer, pre-employment physical and drug screen required for the selected individual.
For consideration, obtain an application from  (or contact City Hall staff at 319-273-8600 to forward) and email to or mail to:  City of Cedar Falls, Finance & Business Operations Dept., Attn: Eng. Tech. I, 220 Clay Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613.  Deadline for materials: 12-21-20 at 4:30 pm.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Type of Employment: Full-Time