The fundamental reason this classification exists is to perform entry level survey engineering work in the field as a member of a survey crew. As experience is acquired, incumbent performs with increasing independence. Employee may assume the lead role in the absence of the Engineering Technician II. The classification is distinguished from the Engineering Technician II by the greater complexity of assignments and level of independent decision making required of the Engineering Technician II classification. Specific assignments are received from the Professional Land Surveyor; however, work is performed under the direct supervision of the Engineering Technician II and is normally reviewed in progress and upon completion. The essential functions are: may perform as a lead worker in the absence of the crew chief; and works with surveying crew (as the instrument person).
High school diploma or GED equivalence and one (1) year of experience working on basic surveying tasks such as measuring distances on ballfields, Right-of-Ways, playgrounds or other areas requiring staking out ground for accurate measurements.
NOTE:Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Alabama Driver’s License and an insurable driving record as needed to operate a City vehicle in the performance of tasks. Must be willing to work outside in all normal environmental conditions.