$20.59-$29.24 Hourly / $3,568.93-$5,068.27 Monthly / $42,827.20-$60,819.20 Yearly
Collects, assembles and processes data and information needed for preparing drawings and reports; conducts field investigations; performs arithmetic calculations on survey data; checks the accuracy of legal descriptions of property; conducts deed and abstract record investigations; prepares maps and sketches from legal descriptions, survey notes, and plats; prepares construction/scale drawings, blueprints, topographic maps and plan, profile, cross section, or as-built drawings of structures; prepares visual aids such as graphs and charts; provides engineering information to the public; prepares permit applications for right-of-way construction by private contractor and/or city departments to send to the Department of Environmental Regulation (DER), Department of Transportation (DOT), county, and city agencies; maintains records regarding work activities; maintains office equipment.
Works on more complex projects under the direction of senior technicians in order to develop skill and proficiency in preparing advanced drawings; prepares preliminary design in order to facilitate installation of traffic flow and control devices; prepares architectural drawings of equipment and/or facilities in order to facilitate construction and/or installation.
Edits AutoCAD system files to automate drafting routines; uses desk size and E-sized plotters for maps and 3-dimensional modeling; interprets and transfers survey notes into AutoCAD format to facilitate calculations; determines elevation in order to set utilities.
Might operate light automotive vehicle.
Performs related work as required.
Working knowledge of: basic drafting techniques, including a limited number of standardized drawing techniques; computer aided design; symbols, terminology and accepted standards used in preparing engineering drawings; systems of the particular field of engineering to which assigned; charting and graphing procedures and practices.
Some knowledge of: legal terminology used in property descriptions; computer assisted drafting systems.
Ability to: make mathematical computations using standardized tables and formulas; prepare drawings that are neat, accurate, appropriately dimensioned, and logically arranged utilizing the methods and techniques of engineering drafting; print neatly and legibly, both freehand and with mechanical lettering devices in accordance with good engineering lettering practices; prepare drawings from survey notes, plats, and legal descriptions; prepare as-built drawings and blueprints; adjust/transpose drawings to scale; verify accuracy of data against source documents; understand and follow oral and written instructions/standardized procedures; read and interpret engineering plans and specifications; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and the general public.
Skill in: the use and care of engineering drafting tools, materials, and equipment; computer aided design; digitizing pad for Atlas mapping.