Survey Technician


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army

Chicago, IL - Nov 19, 2022 via USAJobs

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About the Position: This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel of the DoD Workforce to appoint qualified candidates as a Survey Technician.

Who May Apply: US Citizens This is an Open Continuous Job Announcement with a closing date of December 31, 2022.

Applicants must reapply every 90 days to remain eligible for consideration.

Resumes may be pulled two weeks after the Job Announcement opening date and as vacancies occur with each district.

Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education/experience requirements described below.

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).

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

To qualify at the GS-5 grade level you must have: A.

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes utilizing hammers and post drivers to set survey stakes and Carsonite post; setting up tripods, rods, targets, and sights in preparation for conducting field surveys; and printing, sketching, and drawing legible and neat records of field activities.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04); ORnB.

Education: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree from an accredited or pre-accredited institution (a) with major study in an appropriate field of surveying, engineering, construction, or industrial technology; OR (b) that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following courses: surveying, engineering, industrial technology, construction, physics, drafting, forestry, geography, navigation, cartography, physical science, or mathematics.; ORnC.

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%.

To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12.

Then divide your semester hours of education beyond two years (total semester hours minus 60) by 60.

Add the two percentages.

To qualify at the GS-6 grade level you must have:nA.

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes safely operating machete, brush loppers and brush thinners to clear lines of traverse and travel; manipulating survey data inside MS-Excel; utilizing a compass for navigation; setting up tripods, rods, targets, and sights in preparation for conducting field surveys; and printing, sketching, and drawing legible and neat records of field activities and data collected such as pictures.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05); ORnB.

Education: A half year (i.e., 9 semester hours) of graduate level education in a field directly related to the work of the position, such as surveying, engineering, industrial technology, construction, physics, drafting, forestry, geography, navigation, cartography, physical science, or mathematics; ORnC.

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%.

To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12.

Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) by 9.

Add the two percentages.

To qualify at the GS-7 grade level you must have:nA.

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes utilizing tape measures, rulers, levelers, and other measurement devices to accurately measure and level; inputting measurement/leveling data into a final data set; coordinating surveying activities requirements; and utilizing computers and computer applications to download and process survey data.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06); ORnB.

Education: One full year of graduate level education in a field directly related to the work of the position, such as surveying, engineering, industrial technology, construction, physics, drafting, forestry, geography, navigation, cartography, physical science, or mathematics; ORnC.

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%.

To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12.

Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) by 18.

Add the two percentages.

To qualify at the GS-8 grade level you must have:nA.

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes reading and interpreting plan and map sheets containing project data; preparing clear, concise and legible field notes; performing site visits to determine surveying needs; utilizing computers and computer applications in the preparation of surveying deliverables.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07); ORnB.

Education: One and a half years of graduate level education in a field directly related to the work of the position, such as surveying, engineering, industrial technology, construction, physics, drafting, forestry, geography, navigation, cartography, physical science, or mathematics; ORnC.

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%.

To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12.

Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total semester hours minus 18) by 9.

Add the two percentages.

To qualify at the GS-9 grade level you must have:nA.

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes operating advance surveying equipment such as total station, survey GPS Units, and LiDAR Scanners; preparing comprehensive reports of surveys in MS-Word; applying surveying methods, concepts, principles, and techniques in conducting field surveys; collecting and analyzing survey data for adequacy based on scope of project.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-08); ORnB.

Education: A master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work of the position.

(Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.); ORnC.

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%.

To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12.

Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total semester hours minus 18) by 9.

Add the two percentages.



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