Survey Technician I
Company: Leon County BOCC
Posted on: March 16, 2019
Salary $23,334.48 - $40,352.00 AnnuallyGeneral Description of DutiesLeon County pays employees a--living wage of $12.00 per hour as a minimum hourly rate.As a member of a survey crew, this is entry level survey field work collecting horizontal, vertical, or topographic field information for the design of capital projects.--NOTE:-- 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 Questionnaire (JDQ) reflects a more detailed description of the position. Neither the job description nor the JDQ constitutes an employment agreement.-- Both are subject to change as the needs of the County and requirements of the job change.--ESSENTIAL DUTIESAssists in locating and/or establishing survey points for roadway, drainage, property boundary, construction and topographic surveys. Locates and/or positions survey points using a tripod/tribrach/target, prism pole, GPS receiver, level rod and other conventional survey equipment as necessary.-- Assists in setting monumentation to delineate easements, right-of-way boundaries and property corners.-- --Sets elevation control points.-- Locates, measures, and determines type and shape of natural features and manmade objects.-- Locates and determines type and size of trees and other vegetation. Locates and determines normal size and/or specific dimensions of utilities and stormwater conveyances.-- Measures distance between survey points with steel surveyors chain or fiberglass tape; cuts and clears brush and debris with machete and axe for survey line of sight.--Maintains survey vehicle with required supplies.-- Maintains adequate supply of expendable survey items such as, but not limited to, survey ribbon, hubs, stakes, tacks, markers, et cetera.-- Keeps inventory of and maintains non-expendable survey equipment and ensures equipment gets returned to the vehicle at the end of the workday (except survey instruments, i.e., total station, theodolite, level, etc,).-- Reports all missing items immediately to the Survey Party Chief. Fills water cooler with fresh water/ice.-- Fills fuel tank when necessary.----Operates survey instruments in the absence of Survey Technician II.-- Operates total station, theodolite, GPS receiver, level, et cetera, in the absence of the Survey Technician II, and will be responsible for the maintenance of survey instruments.--OTHER IMPORTANT OR MARGINAL DUTIESNone.--DIFFICULTYEmployee receives frequent direction from supervisor and/or lead co-worker.-- Employee may determine proper points of location to best show topographical features.-- Employee may assist Survey Party Chief with some routine survey calculations. ------RESPONSIBILITY:Supervision ReceivedEmployee must apply standard practice and work with the supervisor who provides frequent direction.----Supervision of OthersPosition is non-supervisory.--INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CUSTOMER CONTACTEmployee has contact with co-workers and CAD Technicians to deliver and receive information.--TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USEDAmong the tools and equipment used are a computer, calculator, vehicle, and various survey equipment.--WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDSWork is performed mainly outdoors while standing.-- Employee is exposed to extreme weather--conditions, biting insects, snakes, and moving traffic.-- Physical effort is exerted in carrying equipment for long distances, climbing, and standing for long periods of time.-- Work may involve wading into ponds, canals, and lakes.----KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESAbility to accurately determine dimensions and verbally describe natural features and manmade objects.-- Basic knowledge of types of trees that grow in Florida. Basic knowledge of the theories, principles, practices, and techniques of land surveying.--MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSRequires a high school diploma or an equivalent.-- Six months of related work experience is preferred.--Necessary Special Requirements:A valid Florida Driver's License and a favorable driving record.--Selection Guidelines:Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check.--FLSA STATUS:---- Position is Non-exempt.-- --Analysis: the purpose of this position is to primarily perform physical work as a member of a survey crew.Tallahassee Democrat. Keywords: Surveying and Mapping Technician, Location: Tallahassee, FL - 32313
Keywords: Leon County BOCC, Tallahassee , Survey Technician I, Engineering , Tallahassee, Florida
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