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Title:Survey Technician II
Post Date:04/12/18
Location:Weld County
Details:SALARY: $25.94 /Hourly
OPENING DATE: 04/04/18
CLOSING DATE: 04/23/18 11:59 PM

DESCRIPTION: Weld County, one of the fastest growing Counties in Colorado is seeking an organized, innovative, creative, and service oriented Survey Party Chief to work within a dynamic and extremely energetic team environment in the Public Works Department. Weld County covers an area of 3,999 square miles in north central Colorado. It is bordered on the north by Wyoming and Nebraska and on the south by the Denver metropolitan area. The third largest county in Colorado, Weld County has an area greater than Rhode Island, Delaware and the District of Columbia combined.

Weld County is seeking the equivalent to a Party Survey Chief who is an independent, career minded, self-motivated individual up for challenging projects including all types of Land Surveying related work. Projects include but are not limited to, boundary surveys, easement/ right-of way
surveys, topographic surveys; GPS control surveys, design surveys, aerial mapping ground support, and construction layout. Will work under the responsible charge of a professional land surveyor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned. (any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples
include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.)

Set up and operate surveying equipment including electronic total station, data collectors and Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment. Ability to perform surveys for construction, topographic, right of way and control.

Assist with assignments requiring independent and individual contribution.

Gather survey data and maintain specified records of technical data, perform computations, plot data, or draw curves, graphs and charts.

Ability to work in a safe manner at all times.

Assist in the design of new systems, processes, product or equipment and works in the development of concepts and designs.

May have complete responsibility and care for survey equipment, material and vehicle.

Ability to work independently as a 1 person crew.

Daily upload and download of data collectors.

Identify the need for training courses and contribute to course content.

Provide Right-Of-Way information on county roads.

May be required to supervise a surveying technician either full time or on a temporary basis.

Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education:
High School Diploma or GED.

Required experience:
Five years of experience in a surveying work environment. Post high school education may be substituted for work experience, with extensive training in a specialty field. Or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
• Use and application of County policy, CDOT Specifications for surveying and any other applicable reference manual as a source for regulations to complete assignments.
• Ability to read and comprehend legal descriptions, survey maps and construction plans.
• Ability to perform survey tasks in accordance with state and local regulations.
• Concepts and principles of Construction surveying, topographic surveying, control surveying and boundary surveying.
• Ability to locate or establish vertical and horizontal control, right of way, section corners, boundaries and property lines.
• General knowledge of surveying principles and practices.
• Ability to create, modify, and print CADD files.
• Ability to operate GPS and conventional survey grade equipment.
• Applied general knowledge of survey related computer equipment and programs.

OTHER NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS:
LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret legal descriptions, survey plats, construction drawings, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratio, and proportions to practical situations. Surveying requires demonstrated knowledge of coordinate geometry and mathematical understanding of horizontal and vertical curves

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Required to have valid Colorado driver's license. Surveying requirement is for registration as a Land Surveyor Intern or ability to obtain within 4 years.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit, talk, hear, walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work environment could include: High-density vehicle traffic and congested construction zones and also adverse weather conditions such as rain, extreme heat, and cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.co.weld.co.us

ALTERNATIVE FORMAT MAY BE OBTAINED AT:
1150 O Street
Greeley, CO 80631
970-336-7220
humanresources@co.weld.co.us
(Inquiries only, no applications or resumes)
Job #00004-0418
SURVEY TECHNICIAN II
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An Equal Opportunity Employer
Survey Technician II Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. What is your level of education?
High School Diploma or GED
Some College
Associate's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree or Higher
* 2. How many years' experience do you have operating GPS equipment?
No experience
1 year of experience
2 years of experience
3 years of experience
4 or more years of experience
* 3. How would you describe your level of proficiency with AutoCad?
No experience
Very proficient
Somewhat proficient
Need more training
* 4. Mathematical skills are required for the position, would you say your mathematical
knowledge of horizontal and vertical curves is?
No experience
Strong knowledge
Intermediate knowledge
Need more training
* 5. Do you have a valid Colorado Driver's License?
Yes No
6. If you answered no to the above question, are you able to obtain a valid Colorado Driver's
license?
Yes No
* 7. How many years of experience do you have in a surveying work environment?
No experience
1 year of experience
2 years of experience
3 years of experience
4 years of experience
5 years of experience
6 or more years of experience
* Required Question
Employer:Weld County
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