Engineering Design Tech

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City of Ottumwa
Ottumwa, IA, United States

Phone: 6416830625
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Engineering Design Tech


Ottumwa, IA 



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Job Description:

The Design Technician is a full time, non-exempt, entry level sub-professional position working under the Engineering Supervisor in the design, drafting and record keeping of construction projects construction projects and related work that supports departments across the City.


The Design Technician will require a knowledge of reading engineering plans and specifications along with land survey practices. The Design Technician will also require the interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate and exchange information with other City employees, contractors, developers, utility employees and the general public.


The successful candidate will possess the following: 



  • High School diploma required; Associates degree in Computer Aided Drafting preferred. Courses in civil drawing preferred
  • Two years full-time work in computer aided drafting specifically in the application of civil design (streets, sewers, and other related projects) OR graduation from a two-year vocational technical school in Civil computer-aided drafting required
  • Possess and maintain valid driver’s license


Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


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