Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for Contract Employment, in the position of Engineering Surveyor Technician II in the Division of Infrastructure, Quarries and Urban Development (Tobago House of Assembly).
Technical and supervisory engineering surveying work. An employee in this class is responsible for performing the more difficult surveys in connection with existing or proposed projects. Work requires skilled use of standard engineering instruments and involves supervision of a small group of subordinates. Assignments are received from a professional superior verbally or in writing and the employee is expected to develop his own job methods and to exercise his own initiative in making minor deviations from the instructions. Emphasis is placed upon accomplishment and accuracy. The work is reviewed in progress and upon completion by a professional superior through review of resultant plans and personal observations of work in the field.
REPORTS TO: Engineering Surveyor Technician II
SUPERVISION GIVEN TO: Engineering Surveyor Technician I and/or other support staff of the Unit
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Serves as a chief of party conducting both routine and complex civil engineering surveys.
- Makes important topographical surveys, taking levels, cross-sections and profiles, running traverses, establishing bench marks and otherwise securing data necessary to the accurate planning of construction projects.
- Lays out new construction works in accordance with plans and specifications and establishes reference bench marks.
- Checks construction work in progress to determine adherence to lines, grades, quantities and other specifications.
- Calculates and plots survey data.
- Sets out alignment and grades for road, river and drainage projects, and checks alignment and grades of work in progress.
- Makes crop surveys in order to compensate for loss of crops.
- Runs lines in forests, locates points, trees or other objects required by his superior and makes computations as necessary.
- Performs related work as required.
• Considerable knowledge of the basic principles, practices and techniques of engineering surveying and the preparation of plans and maps.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Skill in the use and care of standard engineering field instruments.
- Ability to produce survey drawings and simple drain designs.
- Ability to make complex computations and to prepare accurate plans or maps of areas surveyed.
- Ability to supervise a survey party.
- Ability to supervise subordinates.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with associates and the public.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
- Minimum of six (6) years’ experience conducting engineering surveys, including three (3) years’ experience in supervising a team with responsibility for engineering surveying.
- Training as evidenced by an Advanced Technician Diploma in Construction
DEADLINE DATE: WEDNESDAY 30, November 2022