City of Portland - Senior Technician (Transportation Engineering)

SENIOR TECHNICIAN (Transportation Engineering) -

Public Works Department– An employee in this classification performs office and field inspection of work related to public infrastructure construction projects. Assists with scoping, monitoring and compliance enforcement of municipal public works Transportation System projects; communicates with contractors; conducts field reviews of existing conditions; prepares and maintains records of construction work in progress; prepares and/or reviews pay estimates; and handles citizen complaints. Works in heavy vehicle traffic areas and around heavy equipment operated by utility companies, private contractors, and in-house crews. Schedule may include nights, weekends, and holidays.

Requirements: Graduation from high school and/or vocational technical school with related experience, or any equivalent combination of certification experience, education and training. Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering, construction, and digital data management as applied to Public Works and land development projects; ability to understand and interpret construction plans and specifications; familiarity with customer service skills. Ability to withstand exposure to varied climatic conditions and maneuver over uneven terrain. Must possess a valid State of Maine Class C driver's license and maintain good driving record (please provide license number on application).

Training and Experience Desired: Working knowledge of paving materials, practices and procedures; working knowledge of excavation and work zone safety requirements preferred. Familiarity with CityWorks, See Click Fix, ESRI, and AutoCAD software. $703.13/week, starting pay rate.

Accepting applications for this position until Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

Permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 12 ½ paid holidays; paid employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental and income protection insurances; and tuition reduction programs with Kaplan University and the University of Southern Maine. Part-time employees may receive a pro-rated benefits package which may include some, but not all, of the benefits listed above.

To download the City’s application form, log on to the Job Opportunities page of the City’s website,

The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Apply at/send cover letter and resume to the
City of Portland, Maine
Human Resources Office
389 Congress St., Room 115
Portland, ME 04101
Tel. (207) 874-8624, Fax (207) 874-8937
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