HD35 - Engineering/Geodetic Technician I
General Nature of Work:
Performs routine technical duties, such as mapping, traffic data collection, plan data reduction, traffic planning, highway design, surveying, construction, inspection or materials research and testing; carries out horizontal and vertical first- and secon
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Incumbents perform entry-level duties under direct supervision.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Assists in office summarization of field data; corrects computer edits of data entries.
Assists in various field surveys such as roadside interviews, vehicle occupancy checks, speed-delay surveys and street inventories.
Assists in installing, inspecting and maintaining traffic counters.
Cleans and maintains equipment.
Carries and sets up bipod-type calibrated meter rods.
Records meteorological data, ambient temperature, barometric pressure and relative humidity during geodetic operations.
Records horizontal and vertical angles for first- and second-order theodolite.
Assists with geodetic monumentation by digging holes, mixing and pouring concrete and placing disks.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Ability to perform mathematical computations involving algebra.
Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Skill in the operation of peripheral survey equipment.
Ability to perform outdoor work in all kinds of weather.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
Some positions require a valid driver's license.
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A high school diploma.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A high school diploma.
MUSC Physical Requirements:
This classification is not currently used at MUSC. Please contact the Department of Human Resources for more information.