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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Engineering Technician Senior in State of Iowa, Iowa

Engineering Technician Senior

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Engineering Technician Senior

Salary

$54,745.60 - $83,324.80 Annually

Location

State of Iowa - See Job Description, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number

21-01651

Closing

1/20/2021 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Jesse Tibodeau - jesse.tibodeau@iowadot.us

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Job Description

What we offer YOU:

  • Flexible location: Cedar Rapids, Dyersville, or Davenport

  • Team-oriented, positive work environment

  • Excellent benefits package

  • Biweekly vacation accrual and separate sick leave

  • Opportunities for professional growth and development – including training, courses and conferences

  • Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS) Retirement Package

  • Employee discounts from a variety of vendors (fitness, recreation, & travel)

  • Starting pay is negotiable within pay scale range, based on years of experience above the minimum qualifications

Our Mission

The mission of the Iowa DOT is to get you there safely, efficiently and conveniently. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for making that mission a reality every single day.

Engineering Technician Senior (Design Tech)

As an Engineering Tech Sr., you will serve as part of the District 6 land survey team. You will use survey and legal records and data, combined with engineering drawings using CADD, to produce property plats and legal descriptions for acquisition on development projects, or for disposition of excess land not needed for highway right-of-way.

Responsibilities include:

  • Compile all pertinent record information of ownership lines, section lines, and right-of way lines using many methods including utilizing shp & .dbf files.

  • Prepare acquisition plats, excess land sale plats or abandonment plats using CADD.

  • Prepare metes and bounds legal descriptions that describe right-of-way to be acquired by, warranty, deed, easement or condemnation and for the disposal of excess right-of-way by sale, abandonment or transfer of jurisdiction.

  • Use coordinate geometry computer software and Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) to integrate record information of property interests or rights and right-of-way interests or rights into Open Roads software.

  • Prepare Land Corner Certificates and monument preservation certificates

  • Assist the Land Surveyor Senior in researching, evaluating and interpreting official records.

  • Conducts field reconnaissance to determine most efficient way to perform field surveys.

  • Reviews and corrects Acquisition Plats, Excess Land Plats, and Abandonments Plats, prior to review and approval/professional certification by the Land Surveyor Senior.

  • Contact person for requests from the public, property owners, and Property Management within the Right-Of-Way (ROW) Bureau to purchase or lease excess or non-required ROW.

  • Perform field surveys for excess ROW parcels.

  • Create and maintain GIS databases for tracking ROW parcels throughout disposal process.

  • Maintain an up-to-date excess land inventory record and establish a schedule that coordinates District & property management goals for reducing the amount of excess lands in the inventory.

  • Work with District ROW personal to submit ROW/survey data collected during the T1/T2 events into the Iowa DOT survey portal data base.

  • Maintain complete and current record of all District right-of-way transactions that are readily available to all District personnel, other government bodies and private sector engineering and land surveying firms.

  • Coordinate UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) survey scheduling within the District and keep current on new capabilities and uses of UAV’s.

  • Assist in the scheduling and coordination of right-of-way work in accordance with departmental production schedules.

This position requires the ability to: work under general direction and complete assignments working independently or as part of a team; work collaboratively with DOT Staff, consulting engineers, public and private companies, local government agencies and the general public.

Work Hours:Monday through Friday, 7:45 AM to 4:30 PM

Travel:Occasional overnight travel may be required

Whatever the challenge, you’ll be helping travelers get where they need to go safely. What could be more rewarding than that?Excited to join the Iowa DOT team? Apply today!

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate's degree in civil engineering or a related field, and experience equal to five years of full-time work in engineering survey, construction inspection, highway design, materials inspection, or materials testing.

  • A total of seven years of education and/or full-time experience (as described in number one), where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in civil engineering or a related field equals one year of full-time experience.

  • Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes twelve months of full-time work as a Construction Technician Senior or Design Technician Specialist, or four years of full-time work as a Construction Technician or Design Technician.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description.

Join Us!

Whether it's caring for those in need, making highways safer, or improving agriculture production, the work that we do matters to the people of Iowa.

We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.

CareerChoices

State government is one of the largest employers in Iowa, and also one of the most diverse. From state trooper to nurse to engineer, the state offers a wide variety of career opportunities.

Benefits

The state offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays, a defined benefit retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts. For more information, please visit the executive branch employee benefits website.

The State of Iowa is committed to providing an outstanding employment experience. Check out thisBenefits Beyond the Paycheck brochure.

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Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability?

Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

  • Yes - I understand and agree.

  • No

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Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

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Have you graduated from an accredited college or university with an Associate's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field?

IF YES - How many years of experience do you have in engineering survey, construction inspection, highway design, materials inspection or materials testing?

  • I have not graduated from an accredited college or university with an Associate's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field

  • Less than five years of experience in engineering survey, construction inspection, materials inspection or materials testing

  • Five years or more of experience in engineering survey, construction inspection, materials inspection or materials testing

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How many years do you have of a combination of post high school education in Civil Engineering or related field AND/OR full-time work in engineering survey, construction inspection, highway design, materials inspection or materials testing? 30 semester hours equals one year of experience.

  • I do not have any of the combined education and/or experience

  • Less than seven years of the combined education and/or experience

  • Seven years or more of the combined education and/or experience

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Are you a current State of Iowa employee (executive branch)? IF YES - How many months of experience do you have in the classification of Construction Technician Senior or Design Technician Specialist for the State of Iowa?

  • I am not a current State of Iowa employee

  • I do not have any experience in the classification of Construction Technician Senior or Design Technician Specialist for the State of Iowa

  • Less than 12 months of experience in the classification of Construction Technician Senior or Design Technician Specialist for the State of Iowa

  • 12 months or more of experience in the classification of Construction Technician Senior or Design Technician Specialist for the State of Iowa

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645 Iowa Department of Transportation

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800 Lincoln WayAmes, Iowa, 50010

Website

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