is responsible technical surveying and related work in a lead capacity. Bargaining unit position.
Nature Of Work
The employee in this class performs highly technical surveying work. The performance of assigned tasks requires the application of technical knowledge of surveying methods, equipment and techniques in the measurement/determination of distances, elevation, areas, angles, land boundaries, and other features of the earth’s surface. Work is of considerable difficulty and includes coordinating work performed to ensure that sufficient information is being provided and in the proper form. Under direction, the employee is required to exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in providing training and assistance to others in the use of various methods, techniques and equipment for obtaining accurate surveying data. Work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through conferences, oral and written reports, observation, and results obtained.
Examples of Duties
and reviews the work of
crews and/or CAD
technicians involved in conducting such engineering surveys as
boundary/right-of-way, alignment, construction, detail (location),
cross-sectional and utility surveys, and surveys within and through easements;
reviews contract surveys performed by outside consultants and prepares reports
of the same.
searches of tax records, deeds, aerial photos, and other sources to obtain
information; reviews plans for construction layout; attends pre-construction
meetings on contract bids.
periodic project status reports for the City Surveyor; processes and analyzes
collected electronic data; assists in the creation and perpetuation of survey
control within the City limits using digital leveling information and GPS data
coupled with rigorous parametric least squares analysis routines.
in the preparation of section budget requests by consulting with the City
Surveyor and interfacing with field supervisors for projected equipment and
personnel needs; assists the City Surveyor in the recommendation of employment,
promotions and discipline.
related work as required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Considerable knowledge of
basic surveying techniques, methods and
procedures; materials, equipment and tools used in conducting a variety of
engineering surveys; basic geometry; work hazards and applicable safety
Some knowledge of: training and lead worker techniques; advanced
surveying techniques, methods and procedures; legal principles affecting
surveying work; disciplinary and grievance process.
Ability to: develop work plans and schedules; coordinate activities of others and evaluate
work product for accuracy and completeness; communicate moderately complex
ideas and information verbally and in writing; read and interpret surveying
notes; access data in filing systems; perform mathematical computations rapidly
and accurately using standard tables and formulas; pursue a logical line of
inquiry to reach a conclusion; maintain accurate and complete records;
establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees,
officials and the public; give constructive criticism; work with minimal
supervisory assistance; recognize conditions which lead to unsafe
work/unacceptable product; review drawings, sketches and plans.
from an accredited high school or vocational school and completion of two years
to college with course work in
or related subjects with
five (5) years
of progressively responsible experience in conducting surveys and one (1) year
of related supervisory or lead experience; or an equivalent combination of
training and experience.
Licenses or Certifications
Possession of a valid Florida driver's license.
Evaluation of education and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing.
Employees may be required to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.