SURVEY TECHNICIAN I

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 07, 2019
Full Time Engineering GIS and Surveying
  • Salary: $69,930.59 - $82,285.08 Annually

Job Description





COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

APPLICATION FILING DATES
Beginning Tuesday,April 24, 2018 at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) - until the needs of the serviceare met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

ONLINE FILING ONLY FOR THIS EXAMINATION. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED VIA U.S. MAIL, E-MAIL, FAXOR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

EXAM NUMBER
C-3889-V

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity

Essential Job Functions

A Survey Technician I is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: operates reflective prism pole, leveling rod, and self-reading rods for vertical control, construction and topographic surveys; may be required to operate a boat in the process of conducting Hydrographic surveys; takes measurement readings while maintaining proper tape tension and plumbing with a plumb bob over survey points; provides mathematical checks of measured angles, electronic slope measurement reduction or slope chain reduction to horizontal distances, angle conversions to bearings, and prorations correcting measured lines or angles; records and checks the accuracy of measured distances by keeping peg notes; expedites survey progress by selecting suitable instrument locationsand setting up survey instruments; prepares and sets survey markers and construction stakes indicating offset, cut and fill data, elevations, stationing, slope stake information and position location; sets and plumbs foresight and backsight targets for transit lines; performs field maintenance of survey tools and equipment; clears brush and other obstacles for line of sight for the survey; loads the appropriate equipment and supplies into survey vehicle to conduct the day's survey work;drives a survey vehicle to various locations throughout the County; may operate levels, electronic calculators, electronic distance measuring devices, electronic data collectors, total stations, GNSS equipment and other precision instruments as part of the field training or in the absence of the Survey Technician II; assists in the establishment and setting of survey monuments; stocks, cleans, and maintains vehicle; may provide direction or guidance to a survey crew in the absence of the Survey Technician II or Survey Party Chief I; may assist in the planning of survey assignments such as data collection for design surveys; performs plan interpretation and calculations for construction staking; performs centerline recovery, analysis, and perpetuation; and performs preparation of field notes for documentation of surveying activities.

Requirements
SELECTIONREQUIREMENTS
Option I: Satisfactory completion of four semestersof recognized surveyor's apprenticeshipclasses at an accredited* collegeand six months of field survey experience including the performance of chaining, running a rod, and optical plumbingoperations.

Option II: Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units, including at least 24 semester units or 36 quarter units in surveying, at an accredited* college or university.

LICENSE
A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions.

License Information: All successful applicants for this position will be subject to driving record verification before being appointed. Driver License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS FOUR (4)OR MORE MOVING VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE LAST TWO (2)YEARS WILL NOT BE APPOINTED.

PHYSICAL CLASS
Physical Class IV - Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
Applicants must submit a legible copy of their college or university transcript within fifteen (15) calendar days from filing . Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application filing; however, an officialtranscript will be required at the time of appointment. Applications submitted without required transcript will be rejected as incomplete.

*Accredited colleges and universities include all four-year colleges and universities and two-year colleges (i.e., community, junior colleges) that meet the accreditation guidelines mentioned on the bulletin.

Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an interview weighted 100% covering education and experience, personal fitness, and general ability to perform the duties of the position. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the interview in order to be placed on the eligible register.

Final results will be sent by U.S. postal mail. Test scores cannot be disclosed over the phone.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
The names of candidates receiving a passingscorein the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period oftwelve (12) months following the date of eligibility.

NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERYTWELVE (12) MONTHS.

Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

SPECIAL INFORMATION
FINGERPRINTING AND SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Before a final appointment is made to this position, candidates are subject to security clearance which includes fingerprinting. An individual may be withheld from appointment, if he/she has a conviction record incompatible with the essential duties of the position for which he/she has applied. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture of employment rights. Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification. Disqualifying factors may include but are not limited to: felony convictions, certain job-related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (e.g., 4 or more moving violations within the past 2 years, failure to appear, at-fault accidents, and driving under the influence), illegal use of certain controlled substances and/or poor employment history.

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting eligibleregister for this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughoutthe Department of Public Works, Survey/Mapping & Property Management Division.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
Fill out your application completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job.

The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet theSelection Requirements. Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed, and salary earned. All information supplied by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination or selectionprocess.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • Please note that ALL information included in the application materialsis subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
  • FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT .
  • Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/or Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED .

ONLINE FILING ONLY
APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED VIA U.S. MAIL, FAXOR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply"button at the top rightof this posting.You can also track the status of your application using this website.

We must receive your application by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time (PST), on the last day of filing.

Note: If you are unable to attach required documents, you mustemailthem to janng@dpw.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from filing your application. Please include your name, exam number, and exam title on the email.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD:
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES:
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Department Contact Name:Sandy Nerva
Department Contact Phone: (626) 458-2141
Department Contact Email: ynerva@dpw.lacounty.gov

ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 458-2141
Teletype Phone: (626) 282-7829
California Relay Services: (800) 735-2922


Closing Date/Time: