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Engineering Technician

Date: May 4, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Highways 

Pay:  $16.98 per hour  

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm  


Assists in bridge structure inspections under the direction of a KDOT qualified Bridge Inspection Team Leader. Helps maintain bridge inspection files; reports inspection data to KDOT in cooperation with the Team Leader. Maintains construction plan archives. Conducts field inspections for highway and utility permits.


Conduct bridge inspections under the direct supervision of a KDOT qualified Bridge Inspection Team Leader.

  • Identifies infrastructure components and document their condition.
  • Notifies the appointed team leader of concerns; make recommendations for corrections.
  • Recognizes field evidence of flood levels; record data.
  • Assists in maintaining bridge records; enters data and organizes files.
  • Adheres to county, state and federal safety regulations.
  • Supports efforts to properly archive construction plans.
  • Keeps plans organized for staff use.
  • Maintains database of available plan files and their location.


Assist Public Works staff with permit applications

  • Collects field information of existing conditions for utility and highway permits.
  • Inspects post-construction conditions and reports findings.


Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. One year experience in construction or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Valid Kansas Driver’s License


Preferred Qualifications: Three years of experience in highway or bridge construction inspection or a similar field. Completion of the FHWA Bridge Safety Inspection Course, Certification from KDOT’s Certified Inspector Training Program in Basic Inspection (BI) and Structures (STR).


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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