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Survey Party Chief

Company: Iowa Department of Transportation
Location: Ames
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Salary $47,736.00 - $72,508.80 Annually Location Ames - 50010 - Story County, IA Job Type Full-time Agency 645 Iowa Department of Transportation Job Number 21-02610 Closing 4/29/2021 11:59 PM Central Point of Contact Norman Miller, Job Description Our Mission The mission of the Iowa DOT is safest, smartest, made to last.We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for making that mission a reality every single day. Location: Ames, Shift: Days, Monday through Thursday, 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM Survey Party ChiefThis survey party chief position leads an engineering survey crew for the Office of Design. This position is responsible for obtaining survey information needed to develop highway improvement projects on the primary road and interstate systems. The survey party chief performs technical engineering survey work and directs the activities of an engineering survey crew. This position requires demonstrated skills and knowledge in engineering field survey procedures and electronic data collection techniques. Typical responsibilities include acting as a lead worker in the coordination of the work activities of crew members, directing the training of field personnel, assisting in the preparation of employee performance evaluation reports, performing survey computations, locating drainage boundaries, as well as collecting, formatting, editing electronic field data and developing 2d and 3d CADD models. This position requires demonstrated skills that include excellent communication skills, ability to train others in survey techniques, knowledge of electronic data collectors, and knowledge of electronic data collection procedures, knowledge of CADD mapping and knowledge of global positioning survey applications. Applicants must have experience using survey instruments including electronic total stations, global positioning equipment, survey levels, and feature codes. Experience with Bentley/ Open Roads CADD software applications is preferred. Travel: In-state overnight travel sometimes required. License: Drivers License Required. Preferred experience 6 months experience in developing 2d and 3d CADD models. 6 months experience in practice of GNSS survey. Additional Requirements Must be able to work outdoors year around in all weather conditions. Post offer, pre-employment physical. Minimum Qualification Requirements The equivalent of four years of full-time engineering survey experience which included the operation of electronic and mechanical survey instruments; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting the equivalent of thirty semester hours of college, university, or technical school course work in civil engineering, construction engineering, or photogrammetry for one year of the required experience with a maximum substitution of four years; OR employees with current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes the equivalent of twelve months of full-time experience as an Assistant Survey Party Chief.For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description. ((Download PDF reader) (Additional Qualification Requirements Designated positions in this class require possession of a valid Commercial Learner's Permit upon hire. Within a timeframe determined by the appointing authority, a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with the required endorsements and applicable restrictions must be obtained and subsequently maintained in order to continue employment. If a CDL is not required, all positions are required to have and maintain a minimum of a valid Class C Non-Commercial Operator's License. In conjunction with Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (parts 40 and 382), designated positions in this job class require a pre-employment drug screen and will require ongoing participation in the employer's random drug and alcohol testing program and will be subject to the regulations regarding the Federal drug and alcohol testing program. Prior to starting employment, all persons are required to have a post offer pre-employment physical verifying the physical ability to perform the duties described. Employees must be able to travel and may be required to stay away from home overnight during assignments. Employees in designated positions must be able to work up to 16 consecutive hours.

Keywords: Iowa Department of Transportation, Ames , Survey Party Chief, Other , Ames, Iowa

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