Wisconsin Geospatial Jobs - Archived Positions
Civil Technician 1
City of Madison - Madison, WI
|Deadline to apply:||10/23/2012|
This is technical support work performed in a professional engineering and public works mapping and construction environment. The work involves performing field and office tasks such as: technical computer drafting of plans, maps, drawings and layouts; updating the City's computerized record maps and associated database tables; making routine engineering computations and field measurements; assisting in construction inspection activities; and performing other related field and office work. The work is performed under the direct supervision of higher level technical or professional staff.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of and ability to use computer software applicable to the duties of the position, including familiarity with computer assisted drafting (CAD) and geographic information systems (GIS), and related equipment. Knowledge of the methods and techniques for inspecting public works construction projects. Knowledge of drafting techniques, materials and tools. Knowledge of standard engineering nomenclature and mathematics including geometry and trigonometry. Knowledge of surveying techniques and equipment. Ability to make neat and legible technical drawings. Ability to perform mathematical computations quickly and accurately. Ability to read detailed maps, plans and specifications. Ability to follow instructions and established procedures. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal staff and with persons in other agencies, contractors and the public. Ability to perform field work including observations, measurements, data collection, survey crew work, and construction inspection activities. Ability to maintain adequate attendance.
Training and Experience:
Two years of experience performing technical office and/or field work in support of engineering activities. Such experience would normally be gained after completion of high school or equivalent (including two years of math and/or mechanical drawing). Vocational school or college training in the area of civil engineering technology or a closely related area may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the experience. Possession of a Bachelor's degree in engineering, geography, computer science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the experience requirements. Other combinations of training and/or experience which can be demonstrated to result in the possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of positions in this class will also be considered.
|For more information:||City of Madison Employment|