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Survey Instrument Operator

Company: County of Bexar
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


Under general supervision, is responsible for performing all duties of other survey crew members; performing all necessary calculations in surveying road constructions projects; and performs related duties as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Operates all survey instruments and data collection devices
* Locates and establishes surface features, elevations, distances and angles utilizing survey instruments and tools
* Performs all mathematical calculations related to surveying
* Assists the Survey Crew Chief in performing land and road construction surveys
* Assists other members of the survey crew in the performance of their duties
* Cuts brush and clears area for surveying
* May supervise in the absence of the Survey Crew Chief
* Performs related duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

* Graduation from High School or a General Education Development (GED) certificate, and two (2) years experience in land surveying; additional education in a related field may be substituted for experience
* Knowledge of the practices of land surveying and geometry; knowledge of safety standards and practices
* Skill in utilizing survey tools, electronic data collectors and instruments; skill in performing basic mathematical calculations
* Ability to read maps and construction plans; ability to keep accurate surveying field notes; ability to understand and follow instructions
* Ability to perform the various tasks required of survey crew members; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, County employees, outside organizations and the general public
* Must have a valid Texas driver's license
* Must secure and maintain a favorable background investigation and clearance
* Must clear a pre-employment physical and a pre-employment drug screen test
* Required to be on-call 24-hours a day; may work weekends and perform shift work
* May be required to work more than 40 hours during the workweek

Working Environment and Physical Demands:

* Working conditions are primarily outside with exposure to temperature variations; occasional exposure to insects, insect and animal bites, poisonous plants and hazardous chemicals
* Frequent lifting/carrying items weighing up to 25 pounds and occasionally moves items weighing up to 100 pounds
* Frequently communicates with others; must be able to exchange accurate information
* Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery
* Positions self to perform essential functions
* Must be able to remain in a stationary position

Supplemental Information

Workstations with internet access are available, if needed, to view job postings and apply online at 211 S Flores, San Antonio, TX 78204, 8am - 5pm, Monday through Friday. Phone: 210-335-2545.


Bexar County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to Workplace Diversity.

We are committed to providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enableindividualswith disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: County of Bexar, San Antonio , Survey Instrument Operator, Other , San Antonio, Texas

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