|SURVEY PARTY CHIEF|
|SEIU Supervisor Non-Exempt|
|Performs skilled technical surveying work of a supervisory nature, directing and assisting the work of a survey party. Work requires the application of technical knowledge of surveying methods, equipment and techniques in the measurement/determination of distances, elevations, areas, angles, land boundaries and other features of the earth's surface. Performs such tasks as: selecting equipment and measurement methods to be used, keeping field notes, and preparing sketches for each job. Assignments are received in the form of general oral and written instructions. Employee is required to exercise reasonable initiative and independent judgment in making decisions involving directing survey party, safety considerations, and insuring that prescribed survey procedures are followed by crew members. Work is reviewed upon completion for technical adequacy and adherence to guidelines.|
|Supervises and delegates the work of a survey party engaged in determining the form, extent and position of land corners, elevations, lines, areas, and contours of the earth's surface. Determines location of control points and selects equipment and measurement methods to be used in describing field information so that accurate data are obtained.
Keeps field notes; records field survey data, prepares drawings, maps and other records, computes angles, areas, lines, distances, elevations using knowledge of geometry and trigonometry.
Reads and interprets drawings, maps, and other documents related to land surveying (e.g. plot streets, storm and sanitary-line maps, legal descriptions, aerial photographs) for survey preparation.
Verifies the accuracy of survey data by checking field measurements made.
Provides training to subordinates in the performance of assigned tasks and job safety.
Recommends such personnel actions as employment, promotions, demotions, and dismissals.
Insures necessary materials, equipment, and supplies are available to party.
Performs other duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of principles, practices, techniques and instruments used in surveying.
Knowledge of legal principles affecting surveying work.
Knowledge of mathematics including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.
Knowledge of work hazards and applicable safety precautions.
Skill in use and care of surveying instruments and equipment.
Ability to direct the work of others.
Ability to evaluate the work of others for accuracy and completeness.
Ability to communicate moderately complex ideas and information.
Ability to accurately record, organize, and maintain survey data.
Ability to perform mathematical computations rapidly and accurately.
Ability to read and interpret maps, legal descriptions, and other documents related to land surveying.
Ability to perform work involving a considerable amount of walking and, at times, adverse conditions such as extreme weather, exposure to fumes, insects, chemicals, and requiring manual dexterity and physical agility.
Ability to operate a small boat and to swim and stay afloat in deep water.
Ability to operate a 4-wheel drive vehicle.
Ability to operate various electronic survey total stations, automatic levels, GPS Equipment, HP48 calculator, and personal computer.
|High school graduate with major coursework in mathematics (algebra and trigonometry) and two (2) to three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in a variety of engineering and land survey work required, some of which must have been in a supervisory capacity. Must posses a valid Florida drivers license and obtain a Certified Survey Technician Level III within one year from the date in position or employment.
6/13/02 - VCJ -chg crt survey tch level III is required.