Welcome to the Koochiching County Highway Department.
Koochiching County has ended Spring Load Restrictions on all paved County and UT Roads effective Tuesday 5/14/19 at 6:00am. However, Spring Load Restrictions remain on all gravel roads until 5/28/19 at a minimum. There is a map linked about that shows our original SLR's. For reference, virtually all gravel roads are currently posted at a 5 ton axle rating. The Koochiching County Highway Department appreciates everyone’s cooperation during this time period. Please feel free to contact Trent Nicholson (218-283-1187) with any questions.
Pay Range: $18.81-23.49, depending on qualifications
Benefit Package: Health and Life Insurance, Public Employee Retirement Plan, Vacation and Sick Leave Earnings
Workplace and normal hours of work: Highway Engineer Office- 7:30 AM-4:00PM Monday through Friday
Job Summary Under the direction of the Assistant County Engineer, the Engineering Technician is responsible for performing technical civil engineering operations and functions involved in the design of highway projects by the County Engineer. Duties include collecting preliminary survey work; operating CAD software used in design, performing construction and inspection staking and directing survey field crews; inspecting work, materials and monitoring compliance with project specifications; documenting all field progress and verifying acceptance of project change orders.
Essential skills Two-year post-secondary training; technical certificate from an accredited 2 year program; minimum of 1 year previous directly related civil engineering experience in surveying, inspection and drafting of plans for highway projects.
Application Closing Date – Applicants must be received or postmarked by Friday, May 10, 2019. Send or deliver to the Koochiching County Administration, Attn: Human Resources 715 4th Street, International Falls, MN 56649.
Application forms and additional information regarding job requirements and other job related information are available online at www.co.koochiching.mn.us or the Human Resource Office, 3rd Floor Courthouse, 715 4th Street, International Falls, MN 56649.
Additional information can be found here: http://www.co.koochiching.mn.us/203/Employment