Engineering Technician

City of Kansas City, MO
May 23, 2023
Kansas City, MO
Job Type


Full-time position available with the Water Department, Pipeline Division located at 2409 E. 18th St.
Salary Range: $22.61-$34.48/hour
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Application Deadline Date: May 30, 2023


  • Utilizes GIS Maps for identifying and locating assets needed for repairs/replacement, valves and fire hydrants needed for water main shuts.
  • Utilizes Hansen to access work order information, assign work orders to contractors, etc.
  • Uses metal detectors to locate Water assets.
  • Operates valves and fire hydrants,
  • Conducts water main test shuts and assists contractors with water main shuts.
  • Coordinates shut times with our business consumers, giving notifications to both residential and businesses for water outages.
  • Quickly adaps to ever changing situations, working beyond the scheduled shift, off hours, inclement weather and being available for On-Call.
  • This position involves physical activity and critical thinking skills, displaying motivation and drive to complete tasks without direct supervision.
  • Learns the Distribution System, the numerous types of existing water assets in service and the appropriate repairs in accordance with KC Water Services Dept. S.O.I.


REQUIRES high school graduation. Must possess a valid state-issued drivers license in accordance with the City of KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.

Other Information



Applications and/or resumes are evaluated on the information received by the application deadline. Please ensure that your application or resume clearly demonstrates how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying, this includes providing all relevant educational dates and a detailed description of relevant work experience, including months/years of employment. Applications and/or resumes may not be considered if information is incomplete.

In order for a resume to be used in lieu of an application the resume must have been submitted online via the City's Applicant Tracking System.

Positions requiring a high school diploma/GED certificate must be obtained from a school/program accredited by the Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.

The minimum education requirement for positions that allow for experience equivalency for an accredited degree is a high school diploma. Unless otherwise specified, an accredited degree must be obtained from a college or university listed with the U.S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.
For positions with a salary grade of EX6 or higher that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional experience must be obtained AFTER the accredited degree is obtained.
Successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check is required for all positions. Some positions require a post offer drug screen and/or physical.

If appointed, non-residents must obtain residency inside Kansas City, Missouri's city limits within nine months.

The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The City is committed to providing a workplace environment for its employees and citizens free from discrimination based on race, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity. For more information, please see our EEO Policy

The City of KCMO is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 816-513-1908 or send an e-mail to .

If claiming military veterans' preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or a DD-256 (for reservists). To claim veterans' points you must have served 180 days of regular active duty service and be discharged or released under honorable conditions during peacetimes or 90 days of active duty service, one (1) day during "wartime" and a last discharge or release under honorable conditions. (DOD) 38 U.S. Code • 4211).

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