Full-time position available with KCMO’s Public Works Department, Permits Division, 414 E. 12th St. Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Utilizes a computer aided drafting and design system or GIS in the preparation of drawings and other related engineering data. Provides advice to architect/engineers and other technical personnel concerning support capabilities of specific time saving software programs. Prepares sketches, profiles, and cross-sections for excavation, embankment, structures, and other features. Prepares maps and/or layouts identifying and locating utilities, utilities’ controls, structures, collection/distribution systems, fire hydrants and places coordinates and property lines. Prepares renderings of preliminary and final plans, details and modifications for new or existing structures and buildings. Develops road alignments, calculates alignment control data, cut-and-fill quantities, adjusts alignments and profiles. Develops street grades, analyzes/evaluates drawings to determine their adequacy for meeting specified design requirements. Integrates drawings and other documents from a variety of architectural/engineering areas to complete project packets. Prepares right-of-way and other land parcel descriptions using metes and bounds terminology. Assists in the preparation of contracts, specifications, land descriptions, and other documents. Coordinates work with other sections and divisions of the department to assure that designs and drawings are accurate and completed on schedule. Designs Street grades, storm sewer size, and layouts of the sewer system; performs other detail design work as instructed by project design engineer. Maintains accurate records of drawings. Studies maps, plans, aerial photographs, and terrain for data to aid in the establishment and location of proposed survey. Conducts a variety of preliminary, location and site surveys; establishes center lines, locations of monuments, curves, angular calculations, alignments, property lines and other reference points and stakes as required. Records/prepares field data, computations, topographical data and site drawings/sketches. Maintains field notes indicating lines, angles, distances, chords, traverses, benchmarks, monuments, layout stakes, and details of size, location and elevations of structures and facilities. Performs journeyman level inspection work to include water, sewer, street, sidewalk and bridge construction. Develops and recommends appropriate methods, procedures, and applications for the effective use of GIS technology. Designs, writes, test, implements, and maintains programs for standard and customized GIS applications. Performs complex analyses, modeling, and simulation scenarios using GIS software and data sets. Performs related duties as required.
REQUIRES high school graduation and 5 years of related and increasingly responsible experience in engineering drawing, mapping, automated mapping, GIS and equipment, CADD, engineering, land survey, construction inspection and related fields; OR high school graduation and 2 years of experience at the level of Engineering Technician and possession of either the Level II Certification as Associate Engineering Technician (AET) as issued by the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET), the Land Surveyor in Training as issued by the MO Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, and Professional Landscape Architects or the Class B Wastewater Collections System Certification from the MO Water Environmental Association; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen as prescribed by the City. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.