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Engineering Technician

Under occasional, indirect supervision of the County Engineer or his/her Assistant, leads construction project development, functions as a design technician, fills role of safety coordinator for department, performs drafting tasks, assists with project design and plan preparation, inspects construction and maintenance projects, obtains needed permits, compiles and files reports as necessary. Represents the Department and County in a professional manner.


The Adair County Secondary Roads Department is accepting applications for Engineer Technician. This position requires a High School diploma or GED with two-year associate degree in job-related program. Possess and maintain valid driver’s license, CDL preferred.  Acquire, possess, and maintain certification in IDOT aggregate, PCC, HMA, and/or other certification as required by various projects.  Job related experience such as design technician, survey technician, construction management, or project inspection can substitute for the associate degree on a two-for-one basis.  Possess competency in required math skills and ability to read plans and maps.  Have the ability to supervise, lead and direct the work of others. Must be self-motivated, have good communication skills, and ability to work well with county employees, contractors, and the public.

Responsibilities include construction surveying and staking; CAD drafting/design of construction plan sheets, technical drawings, and maps; construction project inspections (IDOT certification for Aggregate Technician level 1 & 2, HMA level 1 & 2 and PCC level 1 & 2 would be a benefit); all related plan submittals, safety coordinator duties; plus misc. field and office duties. Physical ability to work outdoors under adverse conditions is necessary. 

Represents the Department and County in a professional manner.

Successful candidates will pass a physical, background check and drug screen prior to employment.  Pay range is $22.00-$28.00 for qualifying candidates based on prior experience and skills.  Adair County offers an excellent benefit package including health, vision, dental, life insurance, IPERS and paid time off.

Application and job description are available at the Adair County Engineer’s Office, 602 SW 2nd Street and at the county website  The job description is also included below. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Adair County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Adair County Engineer's Office ATT: Nick Kauffman, P.E. 602SW 2nd Street Greenfield, IA 50849

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