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Employment Type:
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Engineering Technician
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Forsyth County, Georgia | Cumming, GA
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Job Description

Position Information

The annual salary range for this position is $38,173.00 - $59,168.00 DOQ.

Job Summary

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Assists in the planning, development, and design of capital improvement projects for County infrastructure: develops preliminary/final plans and designs using CAD and other engineering/drafting tools; develops engineering specifications for project construction based on programming assessment, design concepts, fundamental engineering principles, and approved preliminary plan; Calculates cost estimates and identifies resources needed for projects; provides technical assistance to project managers and contracts officers throughout the project.

Provides technical engineering support to department: conducts and/or reviews modeling, planning, and engineering studies in support of project analysis and design: maintains County's comprehensive water model; produces computer-aided designs and as-built drawings for infrastructure; prepares reports detailing the quantitative analysis performed and concluding recommendations.

Reviews the work of contracted architects, engineers, surveyors, city staff and other project personnel; confers with contractors to make all design modifications necessary to conform with regulatory and project requirements; approves the designs as appropriate.

Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail, Internet, or other computer programs; operates a variety of equipment and tools associated with work activities, which may include a motor vehicle, calculator, general office equipment, camera, engineering scale, or measuring devices.

Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, County officials, inspectors, contractors, architects, engineers, utility companies, local/state/federal agencies, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.


Performs general/clerical tasks, which may include answering telephone calls, typing documents, making copies, sending/receiving faxes, filing documentation, or processing incoming/outgoing mail.

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, engineering technology, construction management, or a related field required; previous design or technical planning experience in civil engineering projects is preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Certification as an Engineering Intern or the ability to obtain certification within one year is preferred.