Engineering Assistant II is a full proficiency, para-professional classification focused on the design, administration, or supervision of a major component of an engineering function. Specialized work areas include water, storm sewer, paving, building construction, or sanitary sewer. Essential job functions include: designing or coordinating plans, specifications, and construction for projects prepared by the City within an assigned area; reviewing plans prepared by consultants that may impact the area; preparing various documents and reports; determining and monitoring funding allocations; and distributing required information to coordinate and facilitate construction. Engineering Assistant IIs may supervise a technical staff, with work products subject to review by a Civil Engineer or other immediate supervisor.
Knowledge of standards in the assigned engineering section.
Skill in supervising technical personnel.
Skill in devising solutions to engineering problems.
Skill in retaining and recalling information.
Skill in project research, design, and coordination.
Skill in conveying technical information verbally and in writing.
Skill in working projects through to completion within specified time periods.
Skill in relating to others with tact and diplomacy.
Skill in writing project specifications.
Skill in coordinating divisional activities with state, federal, and regional agencies.
Skill in establishing realistic goals and objectives for a work section.
Skill in evaluating projects for compliance with applicable guidelines and regulations.
Skill in relating written information to drawn or sketched information.
Skill in critically reviewing the work products of staff.
Ability to work independently.
Willingness to assume responsibility for decisions made and work performed.