Engineering Technician

CITY OF RED BANK TN   Red Bank, TN   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on June 23, 2024

The City of Red Bank (Tennessee) has an immediate opening for an Engineering Technician. This is a full-time position that is responsible for establishing efficient management of the City of Red Bank’s current and future Capital Projects and related activities.


The right candidate will achieve by:

  • Demonstrating the ability to follow directions.
  • Demonstrating an ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrating fundamental knowledge of principles and practices in data collection, planning, design, and coordination along with current tools, trends, and software.
  • Demonstrating analytical, numerical, and interpersonal skills.

Supervision Received: The employee works under the general supervision of the Public Works Director.

Supervision Exercised: None.

Salary and Benefits:  (G8) $58,962.00 annually - Day Shift M-F 8:30a-4:30p + excellent benefits.

Applications will be accepted through Monday, July 22 2024 at 12:00 p.m. Applications and job descriptions are available at Red Bank City Hall, 3105 Dayton Boulevard, Red Bank, TN or on the city's website.

Apply instructions:  Please submit application and resume using the Apply button below. 

Applicants must have a valid phone number.  Applicants will be notified by phone for information on testing and interview times/dates.  Documentation is required for any training, education, certifications, or licenses listed on the application.

Please see additional job description information below.

To be eligible to apply, applicants MUST:

  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Be a high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Not have been convicted of, or plead guilty to, or entered a plea of nolo contender to any felon charge or to any violation of any federal or state laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substances.
  • Not have been released or discharged under anything other than an honorable discharge from any armed forces of the United States.

After having met the above requirements, candidates must successfully complete the following:

  • Oral interview board composed of a combination of departmental members.
  • A comprehensive background check, including but not limited to, criminal, financial, and personal history.



Essential functions are fundamental job duties. They do not include marginal tasks, which are also performed but are not incidental to the primary functions. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude those statements from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position, nor does every position allocated to the job necessarily perform every duty listed.

  • Serve as an adviser to the Public Works Director
  • Support the Board of Commissioners goals for Transportation Improvement and other related goals
  • Perform work related to Multi-Modal Transportation planning
  • Collect field data by survey, inspection, or other appropriate method; input data into computer files; assist in the update of GIS records
  • Prepare updates to stormwater, streets, drainage, sidewalks and sign maps, and as-built plans
  • Primarily responsible for the inventory of roads, asphalt conditions, reports, and implementation of a pavement management system
  • Primarily responsible for the inventory of sidewalks, connectivity and repairs, reports, and implementation of sidewalk management system
  • Primarily responsible for the inventory of street signs, signals and markings, reports, and implementation of a sign management system
  • Assist in public works project engineering designs
  • Perform construction/engineering inspection, as needed, for capital projects and utility improvements
  • Review and approve drawings, plans, and prints related to Capital Projects, infrastructure assessments, and transportation issues
  • Perform additional or emergency duties after normal work hours when requested by the supervisor or designee
  • Conduct street cut inspections for proper repair in accordance with city ordinances
  • Collaborate with the city’s Public Affairs Manager to engage residents with social media, public announcements, and monthly newsletter articles for information pertaining to Public Works Department services
  • Assist with the maintenance of files; perform clerical and other duties as assigned
  • Any other duties as assigned.



  • Knowledge of City, State, and Federal regulations
  • Must have the ability to communicate technical information and requirements in a clear and accurate fashion both verbally and in writing
  • Must be proficient in MS Office 365 applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and website research
  • Must be proficient in the use of a Smart Phone, Tablet, and similar communications devices
  • Must have the ability to develop rapport with a variety of people and elicit cooperation
  • Must have the ability to organize daily work schedule, meet all deadlines, and track work details
  • Must have the ability to make field decisions based on adopted codes, ordinances, policies, and standards


Any combination of training and experience equivalent to the following can be reviewed by the Human Resources Director and approved at the discretion of the City Manager.

  • Specialized training, beyond high school, normally gained in a certification program of no more than 18 months duration or an associate degree in a qualifying engineering field
  • Must possess the ability to acquire necessary credentials as may be required for Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI), local government training for grant requests, and others that may arise.


  • Must have a valid State Issued Driver’s License
  • Shall devote full time to the duties of this office
  • Shall maintain normal office hours between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday with the ability to flex the weekly schedule to accommodate working special events on weekends or after hours as needed
  • Shall be available via cellular telephone at all reasonable hours.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently be required to sit and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to operate, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • The employee may be exposed to temperature extremes and will have limited exposure to dangerous equipment, chemicals, loud noise, and noxious odors and fumes.
  • Casual business attire is required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

The City of Red Bank is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Apply instructions:

Please submit application and resume using the Apply button below. 

Applications may also be submitted via US Mail in an envelope marked “Engineering Technician” to:

City of Red Bank

Attn:  Human Resources

3105 Dayton Blvd.

Chattanooga, TN 37415