DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The employee must have the ability to learn and perform a full range of basic engineering duties as assigned by the engineering staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Village Engineer or engineering staff. Exercises no supervision. EXAMPLES OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES - Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Essential responsibilities and duties: * Conduct research on property ownership. * Maintain engineering records. * Participate on survey party (set stakes, hold rod, cut brush along sight lines and dig for survey monuments). * Use computer software programs to execute engineering calculations or drawings. * Read and interpret necessary information on utility and property plat maps. * Assist engineers in the inspection of construction and maintenance projects. * Assist engineers in the preparation of plans and specifications for various construction projects. Other important responsibilities and duties: * Distribute project construction newsletters to residents. * Investigate various resident complaints. * Contact vendors in regard to construction materials, samples or specifications. * Update Utility Plat Books. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: * Terminology associated with engineering. * Basic mathematical, scientific and engineering principles. * Computer equipment and software. * English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. * Business letter writing and basic report preparation. Ability to: * Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public, contractors, utility companies and consultants. * Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include: - transporting survey equipment and property to various locations - walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time - operating assigned equipment (automobile, computer, survey and drafting equipment) * Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for: - making observations - communicating with others - reading and writing - operating assigned equipment * Read and interpret maps, plans, drawings and specifications. * Learn various computer software programs. * Make accurate computations. * Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. * Conduct routine research, maintain records and prepare reports. * Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively, both orally and in writing.