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    This position is located within a National Forest.  The primary purpose of this position is to assist with the technical engineering work. 

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    Performs a variety of duties including two or more of the following:

    Assists higher level engineers in locating control points and taglines for roads. Collects data and prepares field notes and reports.

    Performs various tasks on a land line location or p-line survey crew, such as setting hubs, measuring elevations and distances, setting targets, and recording field data.

    Performs tasks related to road design, such as computes levels; plots road profiles, cross sections, and traverses; traces completed plans and profiles; prepares data for computerized input; and works from printouts or reports.

    Assists with work related to constructing roads, trails, or other facilities, such as collecting and analyzing materials, taking measurements; and reporting on contractor's progress to a higher-level engineer.

    Assists with road inventories, mapping, signing, traffic counts, or other work related to the maintenance of roads, trails or facilities.

    Develops sketches, drawings, and/or work requests for support operations, such as simple modifications to equipment that are easily visualized, fit a similar pattern, and/or are specified by a senior technician or engineer.

    Serves as rod person on surveys and uses various types of rods. As head chain person, selects measuring or turning point by considering terrain and demands of the type of survey involved. Independently carries through a sequence of operations. Uses surveying instruments to measure slope distance, and converts to horizontal distance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per fire assignment.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0802 Engineering Technical

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