Operates a surveying total station and an electronic data-collector on a survey crew; post-process data collected from surveys and prepares survey maps; assists in engineering inspections; and performs other related duties as required.
Examples of Duties:
Operates a surveying total station and electronic data collector in field survey work.
Locates buildings, property corners, culverts, and determines lines, angles, and curves.
Keeps and reduces field notes.
Assists the land surveyors and engineers in the more precise survey work; performs calculations with an electronic calculator or computer surveying software to solve survey coordinate geometry and curve problems.
Computes earthwork quantities, areas of cross-sections, grades, cuts and fills, and curve data.
Gathers, reports, and compiles topographic and hydrologic data.
Occasionally serves as chief-of-party in survey work of routine nature.
Serves as inspector on projects when assigned.
Assists in erecting triangulation stations and may lead subordinates in the construction thereof.
May supervise and train subordinate engineering aids.
Occasionally uses drafting instruments and computers using drafting and surveying software; may prepare and trace highway and pipeline construction drawings showing plans, profiles, cross-sections, drainage structures, and other pertinent construction features.
Maintains and cares for surveying and office equipment.
May be assigned to do clerical work in an engineering office, including assisting the public in obtaining information from office records.
Keeps records and makes reports as directed.
May drive a car or survey truck; assists in the maintenance of vehicles.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Training and Experience :
A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to:
graduation from high school and
three (3) years of experience in field surveying. Experience substitution: A two (2) year degree in architecture, engineering, or computer aided drafting (CAD) technologies from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of field surveying experience.
License Requirement :
Possession of a valid State of Hawai`i driver’s license (Class 3) or any other valid comparable driver’s license. (You will be required to submit a valid driver's license at time of the job interview.)
Training and experience evaluation will be conducted based on the applicant's education and experience as presented in the application. The minimum passing score is 70, which indicates that the kind and length of experience is of the minimum required for the job.
Knowledge of :
mathematics including plane trigonometry as applied to surveys, including traverses, curves, computations of areas;
use of electronic scientific calculators and CAD and surveying software;
survey principles and practices as applied to preliminary, location, construction, property, and topographic surveys;
proper use and methods of adjusting common survey instruments such as surveying total stations, theodolites, and levels;
the standard terminology, techniques, practices, and equipment used in engineering survey.
Ability to :
use common survey instruments such as surveying total stations, theodolites, electronic data-collectors, and levels;
learn the operation of precise levels, theodolites, similar instruments, and new technology, methods, techniques as applied to surveying and drafting;
carry and transport surveying instrument, tripod, equipment, and supplies over uneven an uncleared terrain;
climb over fences and steep slopes, and descend steep and uneven terrain;
perform manual labor; do acceptable lettering and simple drafting;
prepare notes, sketches, field maps and reports;
reduce field notes and post-process electronic field data;
perform surveying and engineering calculations using electronic scientific calculators and computer survey software;
supervise subordinate engineering aids or other members of a survey party, construction or inspection crew;
inspect construction projects;
perform physical sight tests of construction materials;
read and interpret plans and specifications;
give and follow oral and written instructions;
deal tactfully and effectively with the public;
and work harmoniously with other employees.
Physical Requirements : Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
Physical Effort Grouping : Light
For the period July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2013, furloughs will be implemented and salary will be reduced by 4.615%.
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