Responsible for directing the surveying of construction projects including leading a field survey crew and performing skilled technical survey engineering work of increasing difficulty projects for the Engineering Support Services Department in accordance with the District's mission to maintain the Infrastructure.
- Direct all phases of work of a field survey crew in determining exact location and measurements of control points, elevation, lines and areas to secure data used for construction, contract payment, qualities, map making, boundary delineation or other purpose.
- Direct, train and supervise work of surveyors and other subordinate members of surveying team including reviewing/checking work products for conformance with standards.
- Calculate information needed to conduct surveys from plans, notes, maps, deeds or other records.
- Conduct surveys to ascertain locations of natural features and man-made structures on Earth's surface, (underground/underwater) using electronic distance-measuring equipment and surveying instruments.
- Adjust and operate surveying instruments such as prisms, theodolites and electronic distance-measuring equipment on routine or more difficult and exacting survey work to measure distances and collect data.
- Position/hold vertical rods or targets for sighting to measure angles, distances and elevations.
- Maintain accurate notes, records and sketches on work performed and data secured.
- Requires high school graduate or equivalent; experience may not be substituted for education.
- Requires four to six years verifiable experience in survey work or similar field including field survey engineering methods and/or other survey techniques.
- Requires experience using complex optical equipment, electronic instruments and various instruments used in survey engineering, specifically Leica GPS and total stations.
- Requires experience in survey techniques used in making cross section, profile, location, and topographic surveys.
- Requires experience using Auto CAD, Carlson SurvCE, Carlson Explorer Data Collector, Leica Total Station and Leica 2300GPS.
- Prefer 2 years lead or supervisory experience in a field survey environment.
- Valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License required.
- Clean driving record or no more than 3 moving violations within a 2 year period.
TOOLS, EQUIPMENT USED:
- Office equipment including telephone, computer, data entry devices, facsimile, calculator, photo copier, printer and scanner.
- Two-way radio and the occasional use of small hand and power tools/equipment.
- Complex optical, electronic and survey instruments and equipment.
- Global Positioning mobile computers.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE:
- Frequent driving of a vehicle with automatic controls.
- Frequent walking up and down steep slopes of ditches or on rough and uneven surfaces or ground such as sloping terrain, plowed or furrowed areas or construction sites.
- Frequent stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and carrying of items up to 20 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.
- Approximately 90% of duties are performed outdoors where there will be routine exposure to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture, air pollution, wind and dust.
- Routine exposure to vegetation retardants, herbicides and/or fertilizers.
- Minimal/occasional exposure to petroleum products including but not limited to gasoline, oil, grease, diesel and other fuels and lubricants.
- Occasional exposure to snakes, wildlife, wasps, bees and other flying/walking insects.
- Occasional exposure to aquatic bacteria, viruses and other micro-organisms.
- Occasional exposure to vibration and/or noise in excess of 85 decibels.
- Approximately 10% of duties are performed indoors in a normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature, air conditions and noise levels.
- Occasional use of a video display terminal (computer monitor).
- May be exposed to fluids, compounds or chemicals used in cleaning offices and/or work areas.
NOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request for applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, all applicants are screened for the presence of illegal drugs, alcohol, and the ability to perform physical functions of this position. EOE