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Title:Survey Technician II
Post Date:03/19/18
Location:Arvada, CO
Details:Survey Technician II

Salary
$41,819.40 - $57,181.56 Annually

Job Type
Benefited Full Time

Department
Department of Public Works

Job Number
2018-00043
Closing
3/23/2018 11:59 PM Mountain

Position Purpose

Hiring range: $3,484.95-$4,099.11 monthly.

Performs the required tasks associated with a survey crew, including the setup and use of a total station, automatic and digital levels and GPS equipment to measure horizontal and vertical distances. Edits field data, drawings and maps using ACAD and GPS software. Capable of interpreting engineering design plans to provide layout and stationing for engineering projects for accuracy and timely project completion.
Job Functions / Scope of Authority

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Strong understanding of surveying procedures and methods.

Operates survey equipment including: total station, GPS rover, auto level, digital level, and data collectors.

Performs preliminary topographical surveys to provide accurate information for project planning and design.

Assists in providing construction staking and layout.

Interpret plans and drawings provided by project engineers for layout of projects.

Assists with calculating and verifying mathematical computations.

Assists with field traverses and provision for boundary locations using conventional methods and/or GPS.

Provides vertical control for benchmarks, flood plains, surveys, and construction projects.

Downloads and edits survey data and provides drawings to geo-data services and project engineers.

Utilizes ACAD software to evaluate and prepare data for stake out on construction projects.

Assists in the research of benchmarks, section corner monuments, plats, and property records.

Maintains the field book and computerized survey records along with other required record keeping.

Demonstrates a respectful attitude towards customers and coworkers that promotes teamwork, open communication, and effective customer service.

Acts with the customer in mind, responds to requests promptly and provides effective services or solutions for customers.

Exercises appropriate level of initiative and judgment to make decisions within the scope of assigned authority.



ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Solid knowledge of surveying procedures and methods.

Ability to effectively communicate information, both verbally and in writing, to support organizational objectives and interact with all levels of personnel within the city in a positive and cooperative manner.

Ability to maintain a professional working atmosphere in a close work environment.



OTHER FUNCTIONS:

Other duties as required.



--Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job--


SCOPE OF AUTHORITY:

Receives direct supervision from the survey party chief. Performs work and daily priorities established by the survey party chief. Procedures are detailed. Generally, expected to deal with different and specialized situations.


Financial Accountability:
Makes approved purchases up to $2000.00.

Working Environment / Qualifications

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

The work environment/physical activities described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

Work is primarily performed in an outdoor environment with low to high noise levels. Physical effort and activities include: moderate physical work. Able to walk or stand for long periods of time. Occasional lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 100 pounds and up to 30 pounds frequently. Exposure to adverse weather conditions, exposure to atmospheric conditions that can affect the skin and/or respiratory system, high vehicle traffic, automobile fumes and dust, noise and dangers of working around construction sites.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, LICENSE, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE):

High school diploma or GED equivalent plus one (1) year field surveying experience with advanced coursework in algebra, geometry and trigonometry. A valid Colorado driver license is required.

Vision Mission Values

The City's Core values are in every employee's individual Performance Plan which helps us to reinforce our expectations for living and working by our Core Values.

Every City employee is expected to perform his/her job to the highest professional standards. This includes upholding the City's values with integrity and accountability, acting in a manner that is respectful and inclusive towards others, and adhering to the City's policy on employee conduct as detailed in the personnel rules sec. 70-143.
Vision:
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Mission: We are dedicated to delivering superior services to enhance the lives of everyone in our community.
Values:
Innovation: We excel in creativity, flexibility and the use of best practices while valuing diverse backgrounds, ideas and perspectives.
Passion: We are a high performing, inclusive team inspiring each other to pursue excellence.
Opportunity: We value our diversity, embrace possibilities, face challenges, persevere and take action to deliver quality results.

Agency
City of Arvada

Address
8101 Ralston Road

Arvada, Colorado, 80002

Phone
720-898-7555

Website
http://www.arvada.org

Employer:City of Arvada
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