$20.59-$29.24 Hourly / $3,568.93-$5,068.27 Monthly / $42,827.20-$60,819.20 Yearly
Operates sighting instruments/equipment in making accurate measurements on engineering surveys; operates transits, levels and other instruments along clear, accessible routes; runs traverse lines from known points and level circuits between benchmarks of known elevation; measures angles, distances and differences in elevation between points.
Operates transit for running baselines, straight lines and turning angles, and for calculating angles on the vernier between two points; uses level to set grades and line stakes, take profiles and elevations; uses tape measure to determine distances; determines elevation in order to set utilities.
Uses metal finder, shovel and probe rod to locate property corners and underground utilities; uses sledgehammer to drive stakes and hubs; prepares non-technical drawings and sketches; coordinates with utility engineers/representatives to locate utility lines for projects in order to make accurate angle, distance and elevation measurements on engineering surveys and construction surveys.
Operates microfilm/microfiche reader/viewer in order to read microfilm; operates digital paging system, base station, computer aided dispatch system, remotes, medical telephone interconnect, mobile data communications systems, etc. to communicate with others; operates a computer to download data files from a data collector; operates a calculator.
Reads and interprets surveying data, technical plans and specifications, blueprints, or diagrams to complete assignments; informs public of location of city facilities, infrastructure, and other engineering information from city drawing archives and aerial photographs to facilitate their understanding and knowledge of same; conducts site inspections to ascertain correctness of information contained in submitted plans; prepares, modifies and maintains wire diagram for relay panels for traffic control systems and controller cabinets.
Trains lower level employees in the technical operation and use of various sighting equipment; provides assistance to party chiefs in giving instructions to lower level personnel and checking work product for quality control purposes; takes charge of crew in the absence of and upon the request of party chief and performs requisite duties; drives survey truck to and from job site as required.
Performs related work as required.
Working knowledge of: operation and use of basic and precision surveying instruments/equipment; basic engineering surveying techniques, methods, and procedures; work hazards and applicable safety precautions.
Some knowledge of: basic geometry.
Ability to: make mathematical computations using basic math; take measurements using a steel tape; perform work involving a considerable amount of walking, at times in unpleasant weather or conditions; understand and follow oral and written instructions/ standardized procedures; read and interpret engineering drawings; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and the public.
Skill in: the operation and care of basic and precision sighting instruments/equipment; personal computer and calculator.