Job ID: 16151
Agency: Department of Transportation / Division of Operations
Salary: $18.36 – $21.58 per hour, depending on experience
Pay Grade: GG
Closing Date: 05/10/2021
This is a full-time position with the Department of Transportation. For more information about the Department of Transportation, please visit http://dot.sd.gov.
This position performs various engineering surveys for construction purposes and provides survey information for highway design. Duties may include, but are not limited to creating a preliminary topographical survey, drainage survey, resurfacing survey, bridge deck elevation survey and/or as-built survey, and encroachment survey; creating and submitting survey files; providing construction staking; collecting data for asset inventories to identify type, location and condition of assets (guardrails, culverts, signs, etc.) on the state highway system; conducting physical inventory of material stockpiles (e.g., gravel, sand, abrasives, salt, etc.); creating a final survey of completed projects to determine final quantities; ensuring equipment is maintained and functions according to instructional booklets; overseeing survey activities to ensure projects are completed according to the South Dakota Department of Transportation Survey Manual and Department of Transportation policies and procedures; collecting and testing materials; and inspecting various construction operations.
A valid driver’s license is required.
A typical workweek is 40-hours, Monday through Friday, although hours may vary during construction activity including weekends.
Work assignments are frequently performed outside in all weather conditions and around highway traffic.
*A SURVEY CALCULATIONS QUIZ WILL BE ADMINISTERED FOLLOWING THE INTERVIEW.*
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
A 2-year related vocational technical degree in a related field, a 4-year construction management degree, or have 2 years related experience is preferred.
- current survey practices (GPS, robotic total station);
- principles, theories, and practices of highway or road engineering (preferred but not required);
- Trimble survey equipment and software (preferred but not required);
- Microstation and Inroads applications (preferred but not required).
- operate survey equipment;
- perform survey- and construction-related mathematical calculations;
- operate computers and use various software products;
- read, interpret, and implement construction plans, and specifications.
- display high standards of ethical conduct;
- treat customers courteously and be responsive to their needs;
- work cooperatively with others and promote a friendly work climate in order to achieve share goals;
- display a high level of effort and commitment towards completing assignments and goals;
- attend to all details of assignment and complete work properly, accurately, and thoroughly;
- build cohesive teams and provide clear direction and guidance in order to facilitate the completion of team goals;
- listen attentively to others and clearly convey information and ideas;
- safely move, drag, lift 35 pounds frequently, up to 60 pounds occasionally (without assistance), and 90 or more pounds infrequently (with assistance);
- walk, sit and stand for extended periods of time;
- routinely reach, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE ELIGIBLE
NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.
The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9.
The State of South Dakota offers employer paid health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, dental, vision, and other insurance options, and retirement benefits. You can view our benefits information at https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/. This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.
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South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344
“An Equal Opportunity Employer”