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Senior Engineering Technician - Facilities

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$55,258 - $77,361
  • Posted Date:02/08/2018
  • Deadline to Apply:03/02/2018
 Job Details Description
Department           Engineering Services
Benefits     Click here to review a Summary of Employee Benefits
Civil Service Status

This is a Civil Service Position

Regular Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm     

Overtime and Weekend Work As Required

Tentative Start Date April, 2018
 Job Summary & Requirements Manages and coordinates Capital Improvement Projects, long-term maintenance, energy efficiency, planning and development for City buildings and associated facilities. This work incorporates coordination with the Public Services Facilities Maintenance Division. The work is performed under general supervision of the City Engineer but extensive leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgement and initiative.

Requires High School Diploma or GED with minimum 5 years of experience in architecture, design and construction of buildings and maintenance and rehabilitation of building systems or an Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering/Construction, Architectural Design and Technology or related field with minimum 3 years of experience in architecture, design and construction of buildings and maintenance and rehabilitation of building systems.

See job description for complete details.
Civil Service Exam Applicants who meet the minimum requirements, and receive a passing score on the written questionnaire, will be invited to the next step in the process. Oral Boards are tentatively scheduled for March 26, 2018 (this date is tentative and is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances). 
Physical/Drug Test Post offer pre-employment drug test required.         


Steps to Apply

Steps to Apply:


1. Profile: In order to be considered for this position, you MUST complete an online profile (this includes all sections under the My Profile Section).

2. Attachments: You must attach the following documents to your profile under the "My Attachments" section:

a) Resume
b) Cover Letter

c) Supplemental Questionnaire. You must attach the completed questionnaire to your "My Attachments" section.

3. Qualifications: Under the My Qualifications section, make sure to list any certifications you currently hold.

4. Applying for Position: Once you have completed your profile, you MUST apply for the position (The link to Apply is located on the right side of the main menu. An email will be sent confirming you have applied. It will also be displayed in the My Application History section).


All steps MUST be completed before the posted deadline to be considered for this position. If you have any questions during the application process, please contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616.

Deadline to Apply Friday, March 2, 2018 by 11:59 pm (CST) 
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You will need to complete an online profile and apply for this position online. There are Instruction Sheets under the Employment section of our City website as well as a number of topics in our FAQ section. If after reviewing these help guides you still need additional help, please visit or contact Human Resources 515-222-3616.

 Contact Information  CITY OF WEST DES MOINES
Human Resources, 2nd floor
4200 Mills Civic Parkway
PO Box 65320
West Des Moines, Iowa 50265-0320
515-222-3616 (phone)
515-273-0601 (fax)
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