City of Tacoma - Survey Technician III

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City of Tacoma - Survey Technician III

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The City of Tacoma's Public Works Department is recruiting for a Survey Technician III.

A Survey Technician III performs technical, semi-professional work as an instrument operator on a survey crew. An employee in this classification is responsible for setting up, adjusting and operating a total station, levels, data collectors, Auto-CAD for survey applications, G.P.S. receivers, multi stations, and other surveying instruments to secure data pertaining to angles and elevations for construction, map making or other purposes.

There is currently one opening for a Survey Technician III in Environmental Services and in Public Works. This posting is to create a list that may be good for up to two years; all City Departments will utilize this list to fill a Survey Technician III position during the life of the list.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
This job is in an outdoor environment subject to adverse weather conditions. This position requires standing for long periods of time and walking over uneven ground. The position requires lifting heavy objects, climbing and digging. An employee in this position is subject to working in high winds, rains and around potentially hazardous construction sites, heavy traffic, heavy equipment, fumes and noise.

An equivalent combination to:
Graduation from high school supplemented by course work in trigonometry, geometry and/or engineering


three years of experience in field survey work

including two years of experience in the operation of survey instruments.

Education can be supplemented for experience.

Valid Washington Driver's License at time of appointment with maintenance thereafter.

Applications are accepted online at Questions regarding this job announcement, please contact Human Resources at (253)591-5400 by 5:00pm of the closing date of this job announcement.

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