Apr 13, 2017

Surveyor Assistant

Job Title:  Surveyor Assistant (Design-Survey)

Opening Date/Time:  Wed. 04/12/17 12:00 AM Central Time

Closing Date/Time:  Sun. 04/30/17 11:59 PM Central Time

Type:  Full-Time

Location:  2350 Market Street, St. Louis, Missouri

Department:  Engineering



$18.50 - $27.90 Hourly
$1,387.73 - $2,092.19 Biweekly
$3,006.75 - $4,533.08 Monthly
$36,081.00 - $54,397.00 Annually


Mainly survey fieldwork associated with the preparation of engineering, construction, topographic, boundary and other engineering surveys. 


Essential Functions: Set up and operate modern survey equipment used in performing field survey work; record instrument readings using standard survey procedures; calculate distances, locations and angles and related measurements using standard formulas and methods; maintain field notes and draw diagrams for surveyor's review; operate and stock survey vehicles; maintain survey equipment; clear brush from survey path; transport equipment and instruments in the field.

Additional Responsibilities: Perform related work as required or as delegated by supervisors. 


Training and Experience: Graduation from high school or equivalent and three years experience in sub-professional engineering and field survey work.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Good knowledge of the methods, techniques, and equipment used in field surveying work; good knowledge of the computations used in field surveying and related work; working skill in the operation and care of surveying instruments; working skill in performing trigonometry computations of angles, areas, distances and traverses; ability to work with total station, GPS receiver, data collectors and levels; ability to follow special instructions and established procedures given by written and oral direction; ability to assist in the training and supervision of subordinate field personnel; ability to maintain accurate and complete engineering records and notes.


District Core: Action Oriented, Building Effective Teams, Customer Focus, Ethics and Values, Functional/Technical Skills, Informing, Integrity and Trust, Interpersonal Savvy, Listening, Managing Diversity, and Peer Relationships

Position-Specific: Dealing with Ambiguity, Boss Relationship, Composure, Approachability, Drive for Results, Technical Learning, Decision Quality, Learning on the Fly, Motivating Others, Patience, Perseverance, Process Management, and Self-Development 


Must possess a valid driver's license issued by the state in which the employee resides.

Pursuant to MSD's "Substance Abuse Policy and Procedures," this position has been designated as safety sensitive and candidate must pass a Non-D.O.T. Drug Test for this position. Employees occupying this position are not subject to Federal (D.O.T.) Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations.

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