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Project Engineering Technician I (4A.22)

  • American States Utility Services
  • Columbia, SC, USA
  • Jun 19, 2022

Job Description

Position DescriptionProject Engineering Technician I (4A.22) Location FORT JACKSON, SC (PSUS) Job Code 4A.22 Pay range 44,386-71,175Apply Now ( We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, American States Utility Services, Inc. contracts with the federal government to provide water and wastewater services that include operating, maintaining, renewing, replacing, and constructing new systems on military installations throughout the United States. The installations where we presently operate are home to nearly 350,000 military and civilian personnel and families.We proudly deliver these vital services to military installations in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas (including southeastern New Mexico),Virginia, Florida, and Kansas.Serving those who serve.United States Veterans, Reservists, Guardsmen and Military Spouses encouraged to applyESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:+ Under general supervision, performs a variety of assignments within a framework of established procedures, including typing, filing, and records management.+ Prepares and reviews preliminary and final design plans, engineering reports, permit documents, standard details, specifications and other documents required to complete the design phase of capital projects and prepare projects for construction.+ Files documents, maintains computerized & manual records, and compiles data for general information purposes & individual requests for special reports.+ Compares, processes, or maintains a variety of reports and documents.+ Aids in preparation of cost quote estimates for military base construction projects.+ As directed, gathers financial data and assists in preparation of schedules for new construction proposals.+ Assists in ensuring adherence with policies to maintain local, state, and federal regulatory compliance.+ Identifies and aids in developing process improvements to increase efficiency & effectiveness of current activities.+ Assists in preparation of internal and external audit activities as required.+ Provides technical expertise to staff and other team members related, and not limited to, regulatory and engineering matters.+ Other duties as assigned.The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills or competencies including physical requirements associated with this job.MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:+ Bachelor s degree in Engineering or equivalent, or no less than 4 years of experience in the area of Civil design.+ Two (2) or more years of related experience preferred.+ Engineer In Training (EIT) certification or ability to obtain certification within one year of position entry.+ One (1) year or more of AutoCAD experience in general civil design or in public utilities design strongly preferred.+ AutoCAD Civil 3D knowledge and experience preferred.+ Must possess and maintain a valid Driver s License issued by the state where employed.+ Must take and pass Federal OSHA and or State Mandated Safety training with annual refresher courses as required by the associated regulations for this Position. QUALITIES OF A SUCCESSFUL PROJECT ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN:+ Knowledge of engineering concepts, policies, requirements, and regulations.+ Proficient in the use of computerized office equipment and programs, including MS Office, MS Windows, and Adobe products.+ Ability to read water and wastewater plans.+ Demonstrated ability in reading, writing, typing, speaking, and understanding the English language.+ Strong leadership skills, including ability to work effectively with all levels throughout the organization and across functional lines.+ Excellent organizational skills.+ Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information.+ Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.+ Strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on initiative, knowledge sharing, and team building.+ Demonstrated experience in identifying process improvement opportunities and engage in implementing improvements.+ Demonstrated experience in analyzing customer needs through soliciting, evaluating, and acting upon customer feedback.+ Ability to research, interpret, and compile analytical data.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS MAY INCLUDE:+ Standing, other climbing, walking, lifting up to 20 lbs., bending, pulling and/or pushing, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, sitting, and walking all for extended periods of time.The responsibilities of this position will involve access to information that may be considered confidential, private and sensitive. Therefore, the individual filling this position will be required to both allow and pass a background check in addition to physical exam.NOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with special needs to perform the essential functions.
Associated topics: building code, drainage, foundation design, land, microstation, remedial, road, roadway, structural analysis, superstructure