Highway Survey Assistant
State of Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska

Posted in Public Sector and Government
9 days ago

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Job Info

Get a vision of your career with a dynamic, supportive and innovate work environment, and experienced training and career development. Start your career path today as a Highway Survey Assistant.

Location: Lincoln, NE, 5001 S. 14th

Examples of Work
• To assist a survey party engaged in all aspects of geodetic, preliminary and photogrammetric survey activities. This position is needed to complete a crew of three people. A crew of three is needed to best utilize our equipment and staff to complete the assigned job duties and work load to produce a useful and accurate product for the program in an efficient and timely manner.
• Research and locate existing survey marks. Do reconnaissance and set new marks for global positioning system (GPS) surveys.
• Operate instruments used in geodetic surveys such as levels, electronic total stations and GPS receivers.
• Download survey data into computers and check field notes for accuracy.
• Set control for aerial photography by locating survey marks and targets accurately on the ground.
• Perform conventional and RTK surveys to obtain existing alignment of highways and railroads. Do preliminary DTM, profile, cross sections, hydraulic and utility surveys.
• Coordinate and perform surveys with other divisions, districts, cities, counties, utility companies and public entities.
• Train co-workers in operation of GPS equipment, setting sights for total stations, operating digital levels and level rods, using prism poles and reflectors and using survey hardware and software.
• Convert between horizontal and vertical datums using Corpscon and Vertcon programs.
• Check field data to assure the survey meets closure specifications.

Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Post high school coursework or training in mathematics (e.g., geometry, trigonometry, algebra) and/or the technologies and fundamentals of surveying, global positions systems (GPS), geodetic, engineering, construction, or design practices OR experience in civil, GPS, geodetic, cadastral, or other mapping/surveying fields.

PREFERRED: Knowledge of GPS, geodetic and preliminary survey procedures and the state plane coordinate system. Basic computer skills.

OTHER: A valid Nebraska driver's license. 50% overnight travel. Regular and reliable attendance is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of Trimble Business Center, basic computer skills. Able to lift 80 pounds, climb, bend, stoop and work long hours in extreme conditions.

NDOT encourages applicants of all ages and experience.

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