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Engineer Technician I

Company: RJN Group
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Interested in working for the industry leader? Interested in having a substantial stake in an employee owned firm? Looking to help your neighbors and impact your local community? RJN Group employees can answer yes to all of those and more. Currently we are seeking a Engineering Technician join the RJN family.

Position Summary:
Working as a utility person under Managers and Project Engineers, the Engineering Technician 1 will play an integral part in RJN's success. They will assist with field inspection services in sanitary sewers, storm sewers, and other underground infrastructure. In addition, the Engineer Technician 1 will work with designated staff to provide other data analysis services including data quality control, data editing, and data input. Data may include sanitary, combined, and storm sewer flow data, sewer system evaluation survey data, collection system data, I/I source data, defect rehabilitation data and other similar information.

Position Responsibilities:
--- Conduction of field inspection services such as manhole inspection, smoke testing, flow monitoring, and dyed water flooding including confined space entry work.
--- Assist with maintaining and cleaning equipment and vehicles to ensure work can be performed in a safe and productive manner.
--- Adhere to all policies and procedures contained in the RJN Group, Inc. Safety Manual and Standard Operating Procedures.
--- Processes project information by compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
--- Follow standard processes for routine data QC and processing.
--- Analyze data or information by identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information.
--- Travel and work overtime as required.
--- Other projects as assigned.

Essential Skills & Experience:
--- BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Planning or Environmental Science; or similar technical degree from accredited institution; or at least 2 years applicable experience in place of BS degree
--- Strong mathematical and analytical skills
--- Familiarity with data management functions such as backup, archive, restoration, merging and editing
--- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
--- Proficiency with computers and tablets
--- Mechanical skills (hand and power tools)
--- Valid driver's license
--- Physical and cognitive abilities to perform confined space entry
--- Highly organized, strong attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple tasks

Direct Reports:

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
--- Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and tolerate working in heat or cold weather conditions. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
--- Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal. The noise level in the field environment is usually moderate.
--- Personal Protective Equipment: None required in office. If working in field, must wear steel-toe boots, Class 2 or Class 3 safety vest, high visibility T-shirt, leather gloves, safety glasses, hard hat and other standard equipment required by assignment or job task.

RJN is an Employee-owned professional engineering and specialty field services firm providing sustainable collection system solutions for infrastructure owners. RJN is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Top 200 Environmental Firm as well as a Top 50 Trenchless Technology Design Firm.

Since 1975, RJN Group Inc. has provided our customers with value-driven engineering solutions to enable them to meet their service demands from small studies to multi-million-dollar capital improvement programs.

Our customers are also our neighbors. We have offices from Colorado to the East Coast. As corporate citizens, we encourage our staff to support the communities they live in. Those we work for have come to associate our name with trust, creativity, reliability, and quality.

We let innovation take the lead. We perform unique services for water, wastewater, and stormwater systems by investing in leading technologies to differentiate us.
RJN provides a very competitive benefit package including:
--- Company-funded employee stock ownership plan
--- Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability insurance benefits
--- 401K matching retirement plan
--- Tuition reimbursement including student loan repayment
--- Flexible work arrangements and schedule
--- Professional development opportunities
--- Wellness programs
--- Paid Vacation, Personal, and Sick time off
--- Holiday time off
--- Casual dress code

RJN is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We support a diverse work force.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: RJN Group, Downers Grove , Engineer Technician I, Engineering , Downers Grove, Illinois

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