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Survey /CADD Technician

Company: Vaughn & Melton
Location: Lexington
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 2,000 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT, is currently ranked #60 on Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

Position Summary: JMT is seeking a Survey/CADD Technician to join their growing Surveys & SUE Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall completion of the data processing phase of specific field survey projects. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Performs topographic plotting, terrain modeling, plat preparation, note reduction and design file generation
  • Perform office survey activities in accordance with Minimum Standards of Practice for Surveying
  • Operate and supervise the use of all survey equipment including electronic data collectors, levels, electronic total station, GPS and survey vehicles
  • Performs office computations necessary for the completion of task assignments including QA/QC.
  • Tracks job progress
  • Completes data collector maintenance
  • Coordinates information for stakeout services
  • Analyzes raw data for mathematical closure and geometric accuracy
  • Prepares finished grade sheets, topographic maps, records of survey, corner records and other survey reports
  • Communicates the daily progress of the crew towards the project goals and/or accomplishments with the office staff

    Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities
    • Perform other related duties as assigned

      Required Skills

      • Skills in coordinate geometry and trigonometry

        Required Experience

        • High school diploma or equivalent
        • Extensive knowledge in field surveying techniques, including data collection, traverse adjustments, GPS surveys, and construction stakeouts.
        • Familiarity with third party software for data reduction and drafting, including Microstation & AutoCAD
        • Familiarity with Subsurface Utility Designation and/or Test Holes

          Preferred Experience
          • Related experience

            Working Conditions

            Work is performed within a general office environment 80% of the time. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment.

            Field work is required 20% of the time, where work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs) may be required as needed.

            Job Competencies
            • Attention-To-Detail
            • Dependability
            • Interpersonal Savvy
            • Job-Focused Learning
            • Planning and Organizing/Time Management
            • Results-Oriented
            • Safety

              If Managing others, these competencies apply
              • Conflict Management
              • Managing Performance
              • Collaboration
              • Attention-To-Detail
              • Dependability
              • Job-Focused Learning
              • Planning and Organizing/Time Management
              • Results-Oriented
              • Safety

                JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Keywords: Vaughn & Melton, Lexington , Survey /CADD Technician, Professions , Lexington, Kentucky

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