ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
as crew chief in supervising the work of field survey crew in
determining the exact form, extent and position of points, elevations,
lines, areas and contours of the earth's surface.
calculations involving angles, elevations and distances for roads,
rights-of-way, boundaries, sidewalks, drainage ditches, retention
Operates instruments such as theodolite, total
station, compass, electronic distance meter, pipe locator, level, GPS,
data collector, etc.
Sets grades and performs layout for road construction and drainage projects.
Establishes and records geodetic control monumentation.
Determines position for, and placement of, targets for aerial photograph control.
and maintains daily field notes and sketches of work performed for use
in developing architectural, engineering, surveying and property
Maintains records of time worked and assignments of field personnel.
Clears line of sight using machete, chain saw and other tools to clear brush and trees.
Assists survey crew as needed.
Performs related duties as required.
These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds
of work performed in positions allocated to this class. 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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of standard terminology, techniques, and practices of land surveying and mapping.
Considerable knowledge of algebra, geometry and trigonometry and its application to field surveying and mapping computations.
Considerable knowledge of minimum technical standards for surveying.
and experience in the operation of GPS instruments and the method of
calculation of positions based upon GPS observations.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to accurately read and record horizontal and vertical measurements.
Ability to perform job assignments under adverse physical conditions.
Ability to read and comprehend survey, engineering and architectural plans.
Ability to read, comprehend and sketch legal descriptions.
Ability to write in a clear penmanship.
Physical ability to walk long distances over rough terrain while carrying survey equipment.
Ability to understand and follow voice and hand commands.
Ability to download and upload projects from data collector.
Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and general public.
Ability to understand minimum technical standards for surveying.
DEMANDS: 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
While performing the duties of this job, the employee
is regularly required to sit, talk or hear, and use hands to finger,
handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands
and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and stoop,
kneel, crouch or crawl.
The employee frequently lifts and/or
moves up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral 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 the essential functions.
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to
outdoor weather conditions and works in close proximity to heavy
equipment and high-speed traffic. The employee may be required to walk
through wet and rough terrain.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, with exposure to loud noise while the chain saw is in operation.