Survey Technician I

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Survey Technician I

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East Bay Municipal Utility District’s (EBMUD’s) Construction Division, part of the Engineering and Construction Department, is seeking a highly qualified individual with exceptional technical, interpersonal and communication skills. Under close supervision, a Survey Technician I works as a member of a two- or three-person survey crew, or in a survey office performing survey duties including:

• Assisting in locating, uncovering, and setting control points as directed by the Chief of Party.
• Marking construction stakes using spray paint or magic marker.
• Setting up tripods or other survey targets over a point.
• Using a rod level to plumb a rod over a point.
• Clearing line by cutting brush, branches, and/or vegetation with the appropriate tools such as a machete, brush hook or hand axe.
• Walking through rough terrain and carrying equipment such as tripods, bags of wood, and sledgehammers.
• Entering confined spaces following established safety protocols.
• Using cloth or steel tape to measure distance.
• Manually operating metal detectors to locate metal objects.
• Maintaining survey equipment and hand tools.

The salary range is $7,938 per month increasing to $8,335, $8,752, $9,190 and $9,650 after 6, 18, 30, and 42 months, respectively. EBMUD offers an excellent benefits program that includes: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; family health insurance coverage; family dental and vision care plans; retirement plan (reciprocal with CalPERS); 401(k), 401(a) and 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plans; transit subsidy; tuition reimbursement; and opportunities for professional growth including training and career development.

1. Completion of the twelfth grade, or its equivalent, including or supplemented by a course in trigonometry.
2. Some employment in surveying work is desirable.
3. Possession of a valid California driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
4. Willing to work outdoors under a variety of geographic and climatic conditions, and around various outdoor hazards such as poison oak. Must possess the physical characteristics to perform the critical and important duties of the position including strength and stamina to lift and carry survey equipment for distances up to a mile over steep and rugged terrain. May be required on a scheduled basis to be clean shaven as required to wear respiratory protection equipment. Must be willing to work overtime, or out-of-town as needed.

Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at ... nitiesJobs by 4:30 p.m., Friday, June 21, 2024. Only the first 150 qualified application materials will be accepted by the Recruitment Division online at during the filing period.

EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability
Job Hotline: (510) 287-0735
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