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Engineering Technician

City of Kansas City Missouri Kansas City, MO

  • Posted: April 29, 2021
  • Full-Time

Utilizes a computer aided drafting and design system to create, modify, delete, transfer, copy, store and plot graphic and data files in the preparation of drawings and other related engineering data. Prepares street plans, profiles, and cross sections for the grading, paving and curbing of municipal streets. Draws appropriate drainage structures and calculates and locates these structures. Prepares calculations of quantities and cost estimates. Prepares renderings of preliminary construction plans As-built plans, details, and final plans for modifications of existing building structures.

Creates standards for street improvements, reinforcing specifications for concrete construction and pavement, plans and profiles for street improvements, striping plans, street widening and median removal plans, general layout and drainage plans and similar tasks. Reduces field notes, and plots preliminary drawings, including property lines and existing utilities after engineers lay out proposed projects on preliminary drawings. Completes details such as special manholes, fire hydrants, water main locations, type and size, water service details and sanitary service connections on finished plans. Assists in the keeping of field notes indicating lines, angles, distances, traverses, benchmarks, monuments and stakes as well as “as built” details of size, location and elevations of public works facilities; makes sketches, prior to additional survey work or as a guide to drafters and engineering designers. Creates and maintains water distribution maps of metropolitan area. Makes detailed drawings of manhole covers, frames and catch basins. Details street intersections, showing location of valves, fire hydrants, water mains and their sizes; building locations and other surface features. Inspects work of water, wastewater, storm water, bridge, street and boulevard construction contractors for conformance with specifications as to quality, material and workmanship, and for compliance with ordinances and regulations as directed. Checks for quality, material and workmanship involving the laying of airport runways, aprons and related appurtenances, public buildings, and facilities.

Inspects and checks foundations, structures, electrical, plumbing and related mechanical systems. Investigates and prepares special reports as required. Inspects, measures and condemns sidewalks, driveways and curbs; explaining why repair or replacement is necessary. Performs related duties as required. Education requirements REQUIRES high school graduation. Must possess a valid state-issued drivers license in accordance with the City of KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.

Preference given to those with lab experience. Work hours 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday - Friday

City of Kansas City Missouri


Kansas City, MO



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