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State of Minnesota Surveys Crew Member - Transportation Generalist Senior or Transportation Generalist in Golden Valley, Minnesota

Working Title: Surveys Crew Member

Job Class: Transportation Generalist Senior or Transportation Generalist

Agency: Transportation Dept

  • Job ID : 76709

  • Location : Golden Valley

  • Telework Eligible : No

  • Full/Part Time : Full-Time

  • Regular/Temporary : Unlimited

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 05/15/2024

  • Closing Date : 05/29/2024

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Transportation Dept / DOT-Metro-Central Off-AFSCME

  • Division/Unit : Metro / Construction Surveys

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift

  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday

  • Travel Required : No

  • Transportation Generalist Senior Salary Range: $25.15 - $32.52 / hourly; $52,513 - $67,901 / annually

  • Transportation Generalist Salary Range: $23.34 - $29.28 / hourly; $48,733 - $61,136 / annually

  • Classified Status : Permanent Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 207 - Technical/AFSCME

  • Work Area : Golden Valley Surveys (Construction Surveys)

  • FLSA Status : Nonexempt

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes

The work you'll do is more than just a job.

At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.

**The Minnesota Department of Transportation does not sponsor applicants for work visas or Optional Practical Training Extensions for STEM Students. Individuals must be legally authorized to work in the US at the start of employment.

THIS POSTING REPRESENTS A MULTI-LEVEL POSTING IN GOLDEN VALLEY CONSTRUCTION SURVEYS. IF THE POSITION IS NOT FILLED BY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS AT THE TRANSPORTATION GENERALIST SENIOR LEVEL, THE POSITION MAY BE FILLED AT THE TRANSPORTATION GENERALIST LEVEL.

Examples of work for these specific vacancies include but are not limited to:

· Performs as survey lead worker in absence of the crew lead.

· Sets up and operates global positioning systems, including real time kinematic global positioning systems, total station, or ground based lidar instruments.

· Assists survey lead in construction survey office activities, including setup and checking of staking notes.

· Performs set-up, calibration, use and maintenance of survey equipment.

· Assists survey lead in field construction by recovering or establishing horizontal and vertical control, setting and marking stakes, and pounding hubs or setting right of way monuments.

· Assists with investigation and location of lot corners, property monuments, section corners and taking reference ties.

· Field survey of digital terrain models, storm and sanitary sewers, and bridge clearance surveys.

· Communicates with contractors, landowners, consultants, and supervisors to report progress or review work assignment.

· Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

The level of experience to perform these jobs at the TRANSPORTATION GENERALIST SENIOR level can be achieved with:

  • Two years performing survey (e.g., land, location, construction, and/or geodetic control surveys, etc.), mapping or related activities.

OR

· One year of experience performing survey (e.g., land, location, construction, and/or geodetic control surveys, etc.), mapping or related activities; PLUS one year experience performing roadway inspection, design or related activities;

· A Two year Civil or Construction Technology Degree or the following four-year degrees: Architectural, Civil or Mechanical Engineering; Land Surveying/Geomatics; or equivalent may substitute for one year experience noted above (in order for education coursework to be considered in lieu of work experience you must submit a copy of your transcripts).

· Working knowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak and understand oral and written information; communicate with employees and the general public in-person or via two- way radio and other electronic devices; and to maintain routine written logs and simple records.

IF THIS POSITION IS NOT FILLED AT THE TRANSPORTATION GENERALIST SENIOR LEVEL, IT MAY BE FILLED AT THE TRANSPORTATION GENERALIST LEVEL BY UTILIZING THE FOLLOWING MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.

The level of experience to perform this job at the TRANSPORTATION GENERALIST level can be achieved with:

· Six months of experience performing survey (e.g., land, location, and construction surveys, etc.), mapping, geodetic or related activities and a combination of six months experience in road maintenance, construction, materials/soils, permits, etc.

OR

· A Two year Civil or Construction Technology Degree or the following four-year degrees: Architectural, Civil or Mechanical Engineering; Land Surveying / Geomatics; or equivalent may substitute for one year of experience. (In order for education coursework to be considered in lieu of work experience you must submit a copy of your transcripts).

· Working knowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak and understand oral and written information; communicate with employees and the general public in-person or via two-way radio and other electronic devices; and to maintain routine written logs and simple records.

Required for both levels:

· Valid Class D Driver’s License with none of the following: no major traffic convictions in the past 5 years; or 4 or more minor violations in the last 3 years; or any combination of minor violations and at-fault accidents totaling 4 or more occurrences.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands of this job will vary but may require the ability to joint lift up to 150 pounds maximum with frequent moving and/or lifting or otherwise transfer of objects of various weights. This job also may require walking, moving, standing, to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting most of the time with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls. This job may require strenuous physical labor including but not limited to digging, shoveling, hauling, crawling, bending, pushing, pulling and climbing. For a complete list of physical requirements, please contact Valerie Ringhofer at 651-234-7418 or Kim Rice at 651-234-7426 .

Additional Requirements

It is our policy that all candidates submit to a background check prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components:

  • SEMA4 Records Check

  • Criminal History Check

  • Employee Reference Check

  • Education/License Verification if applicable

  • Driver's License Check and Verification

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . Please indicate what assistance is needed.

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