City of San Angelo Texas
  • Engineering Services
  • San Angelo, TX, USA
  • 22,737-$28,551/YR/DOQ
  • Full Time

There is one vacancy in the Engineering Services Department which will be filled in any combination of the following job categories: Survey Technician or Survey Technician, Senior.

SURVEY TECHNICIAN

GENERAL PURPOSE: Under general supervision, performs technical field surveys for land mapping and construction projects.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Works with a field survey crew to gather survey measurements and observations, measure bearings and distances, and provide measurements from survey control points. Operates a full range of survey equipment including electronic measuring devices, levels and other technical engineering equipment. Uses Global Positioning System (GPS) base station and rover to develop differential GPS readings with millimeter accuracy of map coordinates; enters data into City Geographic Information System (GIS) database. Maintains field notes of survey work performed; collects measurement data, processes survey information and generates reports and drawings for various engineering and planning projects. Performs as-built and boundary surveys on City infrastructure; sets and verifies survey stakes and monuments; performs mathematical calculations for construction staking and layout. Maintains and updates maps and records; maintains project records and files; generates reports as required. Sets up traffic control signs and markers; follows all safety rules and regulations on the job site. Recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents and injuries. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Other duties as assigned. Regular and timely attendance is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent; and one year field experience in surveying; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Licenses or Certifications: Must possess a valid driver license with a good driving record. Required Knowledge of: City policies and procedures. GPS land mapping and construction survey methods, techniques and procedures. Use, operation, calibration, and maintenance of a variety of specialized equipment. Materials, methods, and techniques used in modern infrastructure construction projects. Engineering maps and technical records. OSHA safety rules and regulations, and safety standards in hazardous environments. Required Skill in: Reading and understanding plans, specifications and schematics. Reading engineering instruments, meters and gauges and accurately recording findings. Promoting and following safe work practices. Maintaining records and files. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers. Operating a personal computer utilizing specialized engineering software and file management procedures. Communicating clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Work is performed outdoors at construction sites. Ability to climb ladders to considerable heights. Ability to lift and carry equipment up to 63 lbs.

Job postings may be withdrawn at any time at direction of the City Manager.

SURVEY TECHNICIAN, SENIOR

GENERAL PURPOSE: Under general supervision, leads a field crew performing technical field surveys for land mapping and construction projects.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinates work and delegates tasks for field survey crew; ensures the accuracy of data collected. Coordinates survey project planning by collecting data on the shape, contour, location, elevation and dimensions of land and land features; establishes and measures lines, bearings, curves, points and elevations for survey projects. Works with a field survey crew to gather survey measurements and observations, measure bearings and distances, and provide measurements from survey control points. Operates a full range of survey equipment including electronic measuring devices, levels and other technical engineering equipment. Uses Global Positioning System (GPS) base station and rover to develop differential GPS readings with millimeter accuracy of map coordinates; enters data into City Geographic Information System (GIS) database. Maintains field notes of survey work performed; collects measurement data, processes survey information and generates reports and drawings for various engineering and planning projects. Performs as-built and boundary surveys on City infrastructure; sets and verifies survey stakes and monuments; performs mathematical calculations for construction staking and layout. Maintains and updates maps and records; maintains project records and files; generates reports as required. Sets up traffic control signs and markers; follows all safety rules and regulations on the job site. Recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents and injuries. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Regular and timely attendance is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent; and five year's field experience in surveying; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Licenses or Certifications: Must possess a valid driver license with a good driving record. Required Knowledge of: City policies and procedures. GPS land mapping and construction survey methods, techniques and procedures. Use, operation, calibration, and maintenance of a variety of specialized equipment. Materials, methods, and techniques used in modern infrastructure construction projects. Engineering maps and technical records. OSHA safety rules and regulations, and safety standards in hazardous environments. Required Skill in: Reading and understanding plans, specifications and schematics. Reading engineering instruments, meters and gauges and accurately recording findings. Promoting and following safe work practices. Maintaining records and files. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers. Operating a personal computer utilizing specialized engineering software and file management procedures. Communicating clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Work is performed outdoors at construction sites. Ability to climb ladders to considerable heights. Ability to lift and carry equipment up to 63 lbs.

Job postings may be withdrawn at any time at direction of the City Manager.

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