search Search

Job Listings

These employment listings are provided free of charge to AASHTO Members.

« View All Listings

Senior Survey Technician

 NOTE: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY, ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alachua

SALARY: 21.69/HOUR

Graduation from high school or equivalent and five years of field survey experience as a crew chief; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience.  Possession of a valid State of Florida Class E Driver's license is required at time of application and must be maintained during employment. Applicants within six months of meeting the minimum education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status.
 Position Summary:
This is skilled technical surveying work involving the application of advanced level surveying skills and techniques, including the operation of all survey instruments necessary to perform assignments. The employee supervises the field activities of a survey crew. Work is performed in accordance with prescribed and established surveying procedures.

This is an emergency essential classification. Upon declaration of a disaster and/or emergency, all employees in this classification are required to work.

An employee assigned to this classification performs advanced level surveying tasks which require considerable skill and previous field experience to do an effective job.

Work is performed under general supervision in accordance with specific instructions and defined procedures and schedules. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports and observation of results obtained.
 Examples of Duties:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
 
Acts 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.
 
Performs calculations involving angles, elevations and distances for roads, rights-of-way, boundaries, sidewalks, drainage ditches, retention basins, etc.

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.

Prepares and maintains daily field notes and sketches of work performed for use in developing architectural, engineering, surveying and property acquisition projects.

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.

NOTE: 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.

Knowledge 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.

PHYSICAL 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 functions.

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.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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.

While 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.


Posted on: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
This listing expires on: Friday, April 20, 2018

Have questions? Email network.manager@transportation.org with any comments or troubles you may have.

© American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. All rights reserved.
444 N Capitol St. NW — Suite 249 — Washington, DC 20001

About AASHTO | Legal Information | Privacy Policy | Copyright Notice