We're hiring an Engineering Technician Aide for the Surveyor's Office that will be working on a project in the field to collect GPS data. This position will require use and proficiency with basic surveying instrumentation.
The Hennepin County Surveyor's Office maintains and preserves the Public Land Survey System (PLSS) throughout Hennepin County. The office also provides surveying services for the County including the Department of Transportation, Examiner of Titles, Regional Railroad Authority, Property Services and Tax Forfeited Lands.
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Location and hours: This position is located at the Hennepin County Government Center at 300 6th South, Minneapolis, MN 55487 with field work performed throughout the county. Work hours will be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
About the position type: This is a limited duration, full-time (temporary up to 2 years), benefit earning position.
This position is internally classified as an Engineering Technician Aide.
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In this position, you will:
· Set up and operate electronic and other survey field equipment and safety equipment.
· Locate survey monuments, maintain survey, and other equipment.
· Assist in conducting a GPS campaign.
Need to have:
· One of the following:
o College or vocational/technical course work in Engineering or other related field.
· Ability to lift items weighing up to 60 pounds; climb up and down slopes; work outdoors, and around traffic in all weather conditions with or without reasonable accommodation.
Nice to have:
o Using computer software programs such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, and Adobe Acrobat.
o Working with the Public Land Survey system.
· Knowledge of math functions including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry; and the ability to apply math functions to survey and mapping solutions.
· Ability to:
o Schedule, prioritize, and balance several tasks/projects.
o Work independently and in teams with minimal lead worker direction.
o Demonstrate the employee competencies.
· Effective verbal and written communication skills.
About the department:
Resident and Real Estate Services covers the foundational responsibilities of government: land surveying, land recording, property tax collection and distribution, voter registration and elections. Our eight service center locations provide access to licenses, vital records, and other documents that help the constituency of Hennepin County. About Hennepin County: Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at bridge.hennepin.us/eligibility (select Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here.
This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates may be required to complete a background check.If you have any questions, please contact: Pajoua ChangPajoua.Chang@hennepin.us
Hennepin County Government Center 300 South Sixth Street Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55487