Location Ames - 50010 - Story County, IA
Job Type Full-time
Agency 645 Iowa Department of
Job Number 21-02564
Closing 4/25/2021 11:59 PM Central
Point of Contact Norman Miller,
The mission of the Iowa DOT is safest, smartest, made to last. We
need talented, passionate people working together to make this
happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our
energy and enthusiasm for making that mission a reality every
Shift:Days, Monday through Thursday, 7:00 AM to
Assistant Survey Party Chief
This assistant survey party chief position is on a preliminary
survey crew in the survey section within the Design Bureau. This
team is responsible for obtaining engineering survey information
needed to develop highway improvement projects on the primary road
and interstate systems. The assistant survey party chief performs
technical engineering survey work. This position requires skills
and knowledge in engineering survey procedures and electronic data
collection techniques. Typical responsibilities include collecting
topographic survey data, performing survey computations, as well as
collecting, formatting, and editing electronic field data. This
position requires skills that include excellent communication, ,
knowledge of electronic data collectors, and knowledge of
electronic data collection procedures, some CADD mapping and GNSS
operation is required. Applicants must have experience using survey
instruments including electronic total stations, global positioning
equipment, survey levels, and a thorough understanding of feature
and linking codes. Bentley MicroStation software is used.
Travel: In-state overnight travel can be
License: Drivers License Required.
- basic experience in producing CADD drawings.
- Prior use of traditional survey equipment including GNSS
- Must be able to work outdoors year around in all weather
- Post offer, pre-employment physical.
Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum
requirements to qualify for positions in this job
1) Three years of full-time work experience in engineering survey,
which included the operation of survey instruments.
2) A total of three years of education and/or full-time experience
(as described in number one), where thirty semester hours of
accredited college or university course work in civil engineering,
construction engineering, or photogrammetry equals one year of
3) Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch
that includes one year of full-time work in survey, construction,
maintenance, or design as a Highway Technician Associate, Highway
Technician, Highway Technician Senior, Construction Technician
Assistant, Construction Technician, or Construction Technician
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- All positions are required to have and maintain a minimum of a
valid Class C Non-Commercial Operator's License.
- Prior to starting employment, all persons are required to have
a post offer pre-employment physical verifying the physical ability
to perform the duties described.
- Employees must be able to travel and may be required to stay
away from home overnight during assignments
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.