(023) $15.86 - $22.53 an hour     $32,988.80 - $46,862.40 a year|
JOB CODE: 005021
BENEFITS: Health, vision, dental, and life insurance; annual and sick leave; paid holidays; pension and tax-deferred compensation (457) plan; and more.
JOB PURPOSE: The selected candidate will be responsible for performing various tasks involving operation of sighting instruments/equipment requiring highly developed skill in making accurate measurements on boundary, control, engineering, topographic and specific purpose surveys.
- Operates sighting instruments/equipment in making accurate measurements on boundary, control, engineering, topographic and specific purpose 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.
- Uses level to set grades and line stakes, takes profiles and elevations.
- Uses tape measure, EDM and GPS to determine distances.
- Determines elevation in order to set utilities.
- 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 mobile data communications systems, cellular phones, cellular modems, etc. to communicate with others and specific equipment.
- 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 in order to facilitate their understanding and knowledge of same.
- Conducts site inspections to ascertain correctness of information contained in submitted plans.
- 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.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGES, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
- Knowledge of operation and use of basic and precision surveying instruments/equipment.
- Knowledge of GPS and equipment
- Knowledge of basic surveying techniques, methods, and procedures.
- Knowledge of work hazards and applicable safety precautions.
- Knowledge of basic geometry.
- Ability to make mathematical computations using basic math.
- Ability to take measurements using a steel tape, and EDM.
- Ability to perform work involving a considerable amount of walking, at times in unpleasant weather or conditions.
- Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions/Standardized procedures.
- Ability to read and interpret surveying data, technical plans and specifications, blueprints, or diagrams.
- Ability to establish working relationships with other employees, officials, and the public.
- Skill in the operation and care of basic and precision sighting instruments/equipment.
- Skill in operating a personal computer and calculator.
QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited high school and completion of one year college in engineering or related subjects with one (1) year experience in operating sighting instruments/equipment on boundary, control, engineering, topographic and specific purpose surveys; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES: Possession of a valid Florida driverís license.
EXAMINATION: Evaluation of training and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing. Selected applicant must pass a federal background check for Port of Tampa access.
TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date of July 6, 2012. Applications received or postmarked after the closing date will not be processed.
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Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the
closing date. Applications received or postmarked after
7/6/2012 will not be processed.