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HD40 - Engineering/Geodetic Technician II

Band 3  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Performs technical duties, such as mapping, traffic data collection, plan data reduction, traffic/transportation planning, highway design, surveying, construction, inspection or materials research and testing; carries out horizontal and vertical first- an

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Incumbents perform journey-level duties under general 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.)

Prepares preliminary cost estimates from plans to compare with contractor's bid after letting.
Conducts traffic studies or inventories.
Installs, maintains and repairs traffic counters and makes classification counts.
Assists in preparing moderately complex drawings, tracings and final construction plans.
Performs survey party duties, such as operating a transit and calculating curve data, preparing field books and preparing maps and sketches from field notes.
Performs laboratory tests such as compressive tests of concrete cylinders, sieve analyses of fine and coarse aggregates, strength analyses of steel cables and reinforcing steel, abrasion and absorption tests and Atterburg soil limit measurements.
Operates various types of programmable recorders to store geodetic data.
Records electronic measured lengths, ambient temperature and barometric pressure; computes data to correct raw measurements for meteorological conditions.
Records horizontal and vertical angles for first-order theodolites.
Assists in the establishment of geodetic survey monumentation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of materials testing.
Knowledge of surveying and staking.
Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications, to use field testing equipment and to perform simple drafting tasks.
Ability to keep records and compile data.
Ability to perform mathematical computations involving algebra, geometry and trigonometry.
Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Skill in the operation of peripheral equipment associated with first- and second-order horizontal 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.

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A high school diploma and experience that is directly related to the area of employment.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A high school diploma and experience that is directly related to the area of employment.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

This classification is not currently used at MUSC. Please contact the Department of Human Resources for more information.


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