Survey Technician
City of Wilmington, NC - Wilmington, NC

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Perform technical and semi-skilled surveying duties to assist the Engineering Division and other departments with capital projects by operating an electronic total station, level, data collector, GPS unit, and other survey equipment, overseeing survey workers, setting benchmarks, cutting line, setting stakes, and adjusting and cleaning tools, as needed. Other duties include filing maps and field books, and keeping work vehicle clean and stocked with supplies.

Job Duties:

Operates and maintains surveying instruments by transporting and operating survey instruments, data collectors, other technical equipment, and cleaning and calibrating equipment.

Performs horizontal and topographic land surveying activities by using surveying instruments, cutting line, removing and replacing manhole and catch basin covers and grates to measure utility depth, and clearing construction sites with hand tools to accurately survey and stake various projects.

Note: Must be willing to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.

Required Qualifications:

Education: High School Diploma or GED

Experience: One year of experience in land surveying or a closely related field

Other Requirements: Valid Driver’s License

Note: Driving history check required

Preferred Qualifications:

Three (3) years of experience performing related surveying work.

High degree of technical competence operating sophisticated surveying equipment integrated with mapping software.

Experience working with TDS Survey Pro data collection software using line work preferred.