Work Type: Seasonal Summer
Nature of Work: Summary:
This is responsible technical and supervisory work in the performance of land survey and related engineering work in the field or office. Work involves either the responsibility of acting as crew chief of a survey party which performs pre-construction land surveys or performing engineering investigations and inspections of contracted construction projects. An incumbent in this classification exercises considerable independence in the performance of the duties and receives general guidance from a superior.
Education and Experience: (The knowledge, skills, and abilities above may be acquired through, but are not limited to, the following combination of education and/or experience.)
Education equivalent experience:
* Bachelors degree in civil engineering or construction management/engineering OR Associates degree in engineering or construction AND two (2) years of work experience in sub-professional engineering, land surveying, drafting, or construction inspection OR Four (4) years of experience in sub-professional engineering, land surveying, drafting, or construction inspection.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Competencies and skills:
* Knowledge of and ability to operate a computer or other technology using standard or customized computer or systems software applications appropriate to the assigned tasks
* Knowledge of the methods, techniques, nomenclature, symbols, tools, and equipment used in land survey and inspection work
* Skill in negotiating with agents of contracting companies, utility companies, and governmental entities when changes to projects plans are needed
* Ability to learn and adapt to advances in computer and electronics device technology and software
* Ability to perform precise survey measurements, make accurate computations, and reduce field notes
* Ability to read and interpret blueprints, construction plans, and specifications
* Ability to assign work and supervise subordinates
* Ability to coordinate and oversee field testing performed by private contractors or other agencies
* Ability to understand oral or written instructions
* Ability to adhere to safety policies, procedures, and guidelines
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and members of the general public
* Ability to stand and walk from 76 to 100% of the time; climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, and type from 26 to 50% of the time; and to reach, squat, crouch, crawl, lift, push, and pull up to 25% of the time
* Ability to move objects weighing up to fifty (50) pounds up to 33% of the time; objects weighing up to twenty (20) pounds from 34 to 66% of the time; and objects of lesser weight from 67 to 100% of the time
Essential Functions: (Any one position may not perform all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all of the duties that may be performed in positions allocated to this classification.)
* Supervises and participates in survey work and staking to establish construction sites and compile estimated construction costs
* Facilitates weekly meetings with contractors to discuss each weeks projects, using notes from the meetings as project schedules
* Participates in and oversees the work of representatives of consulting engineering companies
* Inspects construction work to ensure compliance with plans, standards, and safety regulations
* Acts as liaison with other divisions of the Public Works Department and with representatives from construction companies and other entities to negotiate construction changes as needed
* Maintains accurate records, photographs, and sketches during construction and through completion to ensure quality control and to enable the accurate compilation of billing and approval of payments
* Proofreads and corrects plans prior to construction
* Assists in developing contracts and cost estimates for construction projects
* Designs and drafts plans and specifications for routine projects
* Provides construction information to representatives from private businesses, counties, utilities, governmental agencies, and members of the general public
* Maintains regular job attendance in accordance with a schedule established for the position by the supervisor
* Performs other related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates within the scope of this classification
Special Qualifications: Other information:
Must possess a valid motor vehicle operators license.
Pay Range: $27.14 Hourly
Benefits: Not applicable to part-time/seasonal employment
Who Can Apply: Any person who meets the qualifications and other requirements described in this posting.
How to Apply: Completed City of Omaha employment applications must be submitted using the on-line application from the City website. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to check and ensure that any and all required application materials and supplemental forms are received by the City of Omaha Human Resources Department. You may confirm receipt of any materials and forms by contacting the Human Resources Department. If the materials are not received in the Human Resources Department, they will not be considered. There will be no exceptions to this rule. If you do not meet the requirements at the time of this posting, once you do meet the requirements you may apply when it is posted again.
Examination Information: Not applicable to part-time/seasonal employment
Veteran Points: Not applicable to part-time/seasonal employment
Conditions of Employment: Candidates must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or proof of permanent residence or authorization to work. The City of Omaha reserves the right to conduct criminal history, driving record, reference and credit checks and a background investigation on applicants for employment. Successfully passing a criminal background review, reference check, and if applicable, a credit check, is required as a condition of employment. If applicable, the City will require that you successfully pass a review of the driver's license, driving abstract, a pre-employment drug test, a hearing test and a back screening examination as a condition of employment. Failure to provide the information requested in the application process in a truthful, accurate and complete manner may result in disqualification, revocation of conditional employment or termination.
For a complete job description please visit the City of Omaha's website at
City of Omaha Human Resources Department
1819 Farnam St, Suite 506
Omaha, NE 68183
Phone: (402) 444-5300
Fax: (402) 444-5314
The City of Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer.