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East Bay Municipal Utility District
  • Position Number: 3628105
  • Location: Oakland, CA
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Opens online at on Monday, November 14, 2022
Online applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 2, 2022
Internal Reference # 22-175

ONLY the first 240 qualified application materials will be accepted by the Recruitment Division online at during the filing period.
East Bay Municipal Utility District's (EBMUD's) Construction Division, part of the Engineering and Construction Department, is seeking a highly qualified individual with exceptional technical, interpersonal and communication skills. Under close supervision, a Survey Technician I works as a member of a two- or three-person survey crew, or in a survey office performing survey duties including:

Assisting in locating, uncovering, and setting control points as directed by the Chief of Party.
Marking construction stakes using spray paint or magic marker.
Setting up tripods or other survey targets over a point.
Using a rod level to plumb a rod over a point.
Clearing line by cutting brush, branches, and/or vegetation with the appropriate tools such as a machete, brush hook or hand axe.
Walking through rough terrain and carrying equipment such as tripods, bags of wood, and sledge hammers.
Entering confined spaces following established safety protocols.
Using cloth or steel tape to measure distance.
Manually operating metal detectors to locate metal objects.
Maintaining survey equipment and hand tools.
Checking field notes in order to verify level runs and other information.
Researching survey maps, deeds, and field notes.
Maintaining daily activity and job logs.
Checking surveillance forms of completed monitoring surveys.
Filing completed surveys and field books by category and type.
Performing calculations as directed by the Assistant Surveying Supervisor.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

The salary range is $7,285 per month increasing to $7,649, $8,031, $8,433 and $8,855 after 6, 18, 30, and 42 months, respectively.

EBMUD offers an excellent benefits program that includes: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; family health insurance coverage; family dental and vision care plans; retirement plan (reciprocal with CalPERS); 401(k), 401(a) and 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plans; transit subsidy; tuition reimbursement; and opportunities for professional growth including training and career development.

1. Completion of the twelfth grade, or its equivalent, including or supplemented by a course in trigonometry.
2. Some employment in surveying work is desirable.
3. Possession of a valid California driver's license and satisfactory driving record.
4. Willing to work outdoors under a variety of geographic and climatic conditions, and around various outdoor hazards such as poison oak. Must possess the physical characteristics to perform the critical and important duties of the position including strength and stamina to lift and carry survey equipment for distances up to a mile over steep and rugged terrain. May be required on a scheduled basis to be clean shaven as required to wear respiratory protection equipment. Must be willing to work overtime, or out-of-town as needed.

Please note: EBMUD requires all employees to provide written proof of vaccination. Those employees with sincerely held religious beliefs or valid medical reasons, as determined by EBMUD, will be exempt from vaccination requirements. Contact EBMUD Human Resources for questions.

Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at by 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 2, 2022. ONLY the first 240 qualified application materials will be accepted by the Recruitment Division online at during the filing period.

EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability

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