POSITION TITLE: Project Assistant DEPARTMENT: Engineering
POSITION CODE: 24-500 FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None EMPLOYEE CLASS: AFSCME
POSITION REPORTS TO: Director of Engineering and City Engineer
BLS COMPARABLE: 11-9021.00 Project Manager, Construction Manager, 43-6011, Executive Secretaries & Administrative Assistants
Leadership: Provides co-worker leadership to others through motivation, team building,
and providing feedback.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
POSITION PURPOSE: To provide assistance and project control skills for municipal improvement projects, construction management, and contract administration and geographic information systems.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Associate’s Degree (A.A.) or equivalent two-year college or technical school and two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATES/LICENSES: Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge or experience in program management techniques, developing project schedules and tracking project performance.
Practical experience with AutoCAD and MS Project.
Knowledge of surveying, and experience in the engineering field or engineering organization preferred.
SKILLS/ABILITIES: English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Accurate and attentive to detail.
Develop and maintain a variety of assigned reports and files; and preparing, maintaining and reviewing both narrative and statistical reports.
Communicating effectively verbally and in writing, including public relations and public speaking.
FINGER DEXTERITY: Manual dexterity sufficient to work with the fingers.
VISUAL ABILITIES: Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses.
PHYSICAL STRENGTH: Exerts up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally. (Almost all office jobs.) Sedentary physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of an administrative nature.
LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
MATHEMATICS ABILITY: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS: Regular – 8 hour shift, typically 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Occasional attendance at after-hours public meetings and conferences.
WORK CONDITIONS: Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation. Occasional outdoor setting with exposure to weather conditions.
Noise level: Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic).
Other work conditions: None.
2-4 years related experience.
5+ years related experience.
Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
Additional coursework towards Master’s Degree in related field.
Advanced knowledge of related principles.
Ability to fill in for Project Engineer for an extended period.
Engineering discipline certification or training.
Expert knowledge of operating procedures beyond engineering design principles.
Advanced computer aided drafting.
Expert computer aided drafting.
Membership in professional organization.
Membership in community organization or committee.
Valid CPR Certification.
Advanced knowledge of safety.
Licensed Professional Engineer.
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All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.
I have reviewed this job description and I can perform the essential functions of this position, with or without, reasonable accommodations. I have also received or have been offered a copy of this job description.
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