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Survey Technician

Company: Bureau of Reclamation
Location: Farmington
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Summary Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on their expertise as a Survey Technician. Make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment. Duty Location: Farmington, New Mexico Responsibilities Provides technical expertise, support, and performs critical functions on the global positioning system, Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) up to including using total stations and scanners. Ensures the accuracy and adequacy of construction contracts, surveying computation, submittals on such items as structures and layouts, proposed realignments, and any other surveying items that are submitted for approval. Conducts construction surveys reestablishing disturbed control points; checking alignments of forms for concrete; establishing contour lines; establishing benchmarks; making final surveys of completed construction work. Maintains and updates the survey data filing system, including book indexing, data storage, and computer filing. Reviews field notes and computations. Provides direction to untrained personnel in the use of survey equipment and methods. Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National. You must be suitable for federal employment, determined by a background investigation. You must submit a resume and supporting documentation (see Required Documents). Qualifications In order to be rated as qualified for this position, the HR Office must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement - this information must be clearly supported in the resume. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To be considered minimally qualified for this position, you must demonstrate that you have the required specialized experience and/or education for the respective grade level in which you are applying: GS-08: Specialized Experience: Must possess at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service (obtained either in private or public sectors), performing the following tasks: 1) reading and interpret plan sheets and map sheets containing project data, keep clear, concise and neat field notes; 2) assisting in performing site visits to determine surveying needs; and 3) utilizing computers and computer applications in the preparation of deliverables. GS-09: Specialized Experience: Must possess at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-08 grade level in the Federal service (obtained either in private or public sectors), performing the following tasks: 1) operating advance surveying equipment such as Micro-station, mapping platforms, GIS and ESRI software and prepare comprehensive reports of surveys in MS-Word; 2) Assisting in the application of a wide range of surveying methods, concepts, principles, and techniques in conducting field surveys; and 3) planning, directing, and conducting topographic and engineering surveys to support navigation, engineering, environmental, navigation and planning projects. GS-10: Specialized Experience: Must possess at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service (obtained either in private or public sectors), performing the following tasks: 1) conducting field boundary surveys, to include cadastral, boundary, and topographic and field surveys utilizing state of the art survey equipment and technology; 2) conducting site visits to determine scope of project; collecting and analyzing survey data for adequacy based on scope of project; and 3) processing and analyze survey data and create survey products inside Autodesk Civil 3D environment. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You must meet all Eligibility and Qualification requirements, including any selective placement factors if applicable, by 01/31/2023. Education This position does not allow substituting education for experience. Additional Information You may be required to serve an initial probationary period. Current, permanent Federal employees who are selected from this announcement may be required to serve a probationary period. Telework Eligible: Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and you may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval. PCS Approved: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses are authorized with the exception of the Guaranteed Home Sale Provision or first-post-of-duty relocation expenses are authorized, as applicable. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), signed into law December 2017, suspends the moving expense deduction and the exclusion from income of qualified employer reimbursements of moving expenses that was allowed under previous tax laws. Employer reimbursements for moving costs are now generally taxed at the same rate as ordinary income. DOI uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including applicant rights and responsibilities, please visit https://www.e-verify.gov/ Non-Sensitive/Low Risk: This position is designated as a LOW RISK position. It requires a fully completed and favorably adjudicated SF85 Background Investigation (T1 or equivalent) that is current (within the last 5 years). This is a condition of employment. on risk level component of position designation) that is current (within the last 5 years). This is a condition of employment. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must certify registration with the Selective Service System or that the applicant is exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Go to: https://www.sss.gov Additional vacancies may be filled using this job announcement.

Keywords: Bureau of Reclamation, Farmington , Survey Technician, Professions , Farmington, New Mexico

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