Public Works Technician II - Street Engineering, Traffic Maintenance, and Right of Way
Full-Time Public Works Technician II - Street Engineering, Traffic Maintenance, and Right of Way at City of Saint Paul
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Government
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $27.29 - $37.73
Education Level: N/A

The City of Saint Paul's Department of Public Works has five vacant Public Works Technician II positions in the Right of Way Management Office, Traffic Engineering Division, and in the Street Engineering and Construction Division.

These positions perform responsible engineering technician work inspecting, investigating, drafting, administering, and designing public works projects. Collects, organizes, and analyzes data. Conducts surveys and writes reports. Operates and maintains land survey instruments. Maintains GIS data base and maps. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.

Street Construction & Design Division: Street Construction Inspection This position is located at 900 City Hall Annex. Typical work hours are 6:30/7:00am to 3:00/3:30pm, Monday through Friday, with occasional overtime during the summer months.

Equity, Inclusion and Belonging: The City of Saint Paul is dedicated to dismantling systemic racial, cultural, and economic barriers that prevent people from fully enjoying and participating in our community and ensuring fairness in opportunities and outcomes for all individuals. At the City of Saint Paul, we want our workforce to reflect the diverse city that we serve. Our leaders are guided by an unapologetic equity agenda, which promotes the belief that true equity is building a city that works for all of us. We encourage you to apply as we are most interested in finding the best candidate for this job.


Typical duties include: Performs inspection work related to Public Works construction projects with city, state, and federal regulations. Inspects the day-to-day operations of the contractor and documents the work done by the contractor including: Excavation, concrete, grading and base, paving, sewer systems, erosion control. Measures work performed by the contractor and compile information for payments, mapping and record keeping. Reviews construction plans and making field modifications as needed. Provides public information and coordination with businesses, residents, and the public Traffic Engineering: This position is located at 800 City Hall Annex as well as remote work with flexible hours and is responsible for the design, inspection, and ongoing management of city traffic infrastructure.

Typical duties include: Produces AutoCAD construction plans for and designs new traffic signal and street lighting systems. Inspects traffic signal and street lighting construction projects. Coordinates design work with other divisions and third parties. Reviews third party plans utility plans for maintenance of existing facilities. Assists with other traffic engineering design work as necessary, such as record maintenance and some geometric design. Right of Way (ROW) Management Office: This position is located at 899 Dale Street and is responsible for issuing permits, providing field inspection of those permits from 7:30am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday.

Typical duties include: Creates and maintains excavation and obstruction permits, organizes and coordinates permits in their assigned permitting areas of the city. Collects payments for permit related billings and daily cash book summary records. Prepares obstruction and excavation permit costs for permittees. Works with all permitting needs which may include special events, no parking signs, field response to right of way complaints, customer lobby interactions and other duties as assigned. Performs permitted field site inspections and monitoring of associated traffic control and any other contractor interactions. Our Benefits: We offer competitive wages, and a variety of excellent benefits, including health insurance, retirement contributions and paid vacation and sick time.


Twenty semester credits in courses acceptable toward an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering as offered by the U of M or equivalent; and two years of experience as a PW Technician I or equivalent.

Additional years of qualifying experience may be substituted for up to ten education credits. One year of experience equals 3 1/3 education credits.

City of Saint Paul

Contact: Cecilia Fisher
Phone 651-266-6500
25 W 4th St
200 City Hall Annex
Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota 55102
Transit: No Transit