Fremont County Job Openings

 FREMONT COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 

                                                        
February 20, 2018:

FULL-TIME DEPUTY RECORDER 

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME OR APPLICATION

 TO:

FREMONT COUNTY RECORDER
JENNIFER MCALLISTER
PO BOX 295, SIDNEY IA 51652
PHONE 712-374-2315
E-MAIL
jmcallister@co.fremont.ia.us
BY MARCH 9, 2018
 

MUST HAVE COMPUTER EXPERIENCE- GOOD TYPING SKILLS – MUST BE DEPENDABLE, POLITE, CONFIDENT & PATIENT.
 MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT BOOKS WEIGHING UP TO 20 POUNDS. 

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF JOB DESCRIPTION OR APPLICATION PLEASE SEE THE RECORDERS OFFICE

Application for Employment

 

Posted January 19, 2018:

Fremont County is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant to the County Engineer.

Summary: The position is responsible for the development of engineering projects under the direction of the County Engineer. This includes assistance in the planning, surveying, design,
drafting, and construction inspection of highway projects. Provide technical support to aid in the maintenance of the Secondary Road System. Design and draft plans and inspect construction
and maintenance projects as assigned. Conduct field surveys and maintain accurate records to ensure compliance with Federal, State and County mandates.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

1. Assist in the design of construction plans which meet standards and criteria set forth by the IDOT and reflect sound engineering design practices.

2. Inspect Construction projects to ensure compliance with specifications and prepare documentation to submit to the IDOT. Monitor the progress of outside contractors to ensure work meets
    proper specifications and quality of construction.

3. Develop and compare engineering studies and calculate necessary quantities of labor and materials to determine cost-effective solutions to problems associated with each assigned design plan.

4. Utilize knowledge of construction techniques, contract specifications and regulations, and interpret field data to prepare the most suitable design plan.

5. Utilize Computer Aided Drafting and additional software packages to accurately and efficiently prepare plans and documents for bid letting.

6. Thorough knowledge of surveying and surveying instruments and methods. Survey proposed job sites to compile information and determine design parameters in preparation for the design phase
    of a project.

7. Uses and maintains various technical operating manual, standards and specifications related to bridge and culvert construction, materials, paving, traffic control devices, field testing and related
    maintenance activities.

Qualifications to perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or experience: Completion of high school or G.E.D. equivalent is required. Must have a valid Iowa driver’s license. Must have or be able to obtain certification as an Iowa DOT aggregate,
asphalt cement concrete and portland cement concrete plant inspector.

Language Skills: This position requires good communication skills and the ability to establish a working relationship with co-workers, contractors and the public. Ability to utilize effective verbal, written
and listening communication skills. Ability to monitor and discuss the progress of contracted work in an effective and tactful manner.

Mathematical Skills: College level math (algebra, geometry, and trigonometry) is required in order to compute elevations, contours, grades, storage areas, quantities of materials, cross-sections,
dimensions, profiles, volumes and presenting graphic representation of project plans using CAD equipment and various types of computer software to display, modify, and produce design plans.

Safety: Ability to apply safety practices and procedures to all situations.

Physical Demands: Stands and walks much of the time. Must be able to walk on uneven and unstable surfaces such as at construction sites or roadway or ditch embankments. Must be able to
use such hand tools as a hammer, sledge hammer, spade, shovel and pick ax or ax.

While sitting operates equipment such as PC and peripheral equipment.

Operates inspection and testing equipment both in the field and in a lab.

May operate survey instruments and related accessories such as level rods, measuring tapes, and range poles.

Ability to do moderate to heavy lifting (50 to 100 pounds) is required.

Environment: Completes work indoors and outdoors. Outdoor work may result in exposure to various weather conditions, high noise levels, fumes, and physical hazards associated with construction
sites and equipment. A high level of mental exertion is required. The level of physical exertion may occasionally be strenuous at work sites.

The salary is dependent on education, skills and experience.  Fremont County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

E-Mail Resume to: ddavis@co.fremont.ia.us
 

Contact Info: Daniel R. Davis, Fremont County Engineer, 2014 290th Avenue Sidney, Iowa 51652

Phone 712-374-2613

Fax 712-374-2222

Application for Employment