Senior Graphics Specialist

Under general supervision performs complex graphics functions utilizing a multi-tasking computer-aided drafting system or mapping software; and other related assigned duties.

Position Category: Professional
Requires Background Check: False
Position Code: 4942-0031KV
Department: Engineering Services
Division: Planning & Coordination
Pay Grade: AT-28
Starting Salary: $17.80/Hr.

Essential Job Functions:

Coordinates and reviews atlas updates for design sections, field crews, and other users

Creates models using 3D parametrics or other advanced techniques to simulate engineering standards or projects

Utilizes Computer-Aided Design/Drafting systems(CADD), Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Electronic Document Management systems (EDM) to assemble, analyze, and present data for engineering projects

Utilizes advanced AEC CADD software applications to perform digital terrain modeling, cut/fill calculations, area/volume calculations, and routine estimates of work for engineering projects

Prepares detailed graphics for engineering, including plan/profile layouts and cross-sections and interprets survey notes

Maintains project status logs and report time spent on projects

Maintains and configures plotters, scanners, and other computer equipment

Creates thematic maps from data query and analysis

Must report to work on a regular and timely basis

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

Minimum Requirements:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate’s degree or sixty (60) college hours in mapping/geography, civil engineering/surveying, computer science/graphics, computer drafting, or related field, and two (2) years of graphics experience, including one (1) year as a Graphics Specialist; or an equivalent combination of training and experience, per Personnel Policies and Procedures, Section 128. Refer to the Graphics Specialist Progression Criterion Document for additional requirements.

Comprehensive knowledge of the methods, materials, and instruments used in both traditional and Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD); good knowledge of GIS and EDM software, word processing, graphics, and database software; comprehensive knowledge of drafting, documentation, and filing; comprehensive knowledge of the techniques and terminology of civil engineering, geography, surveying, legal descriptions, mapping and coordinate systems; and comprehensive knowledge of atlas and plat posting standards, techniques, and procedures. Ability to make engineering calculations of moderate complexity; ability to be accurate and detail-oriented and to demonstrate proficient operation of a computer graphics workstation; ability to work independently as well as part of a team; and the ability to courteously and tactfully communicate with fellow workers, supervisors, other members of the organization, and the public in giving and receiving information.

Physical Requirements:  

Physical requirements include arm and hand steadiness and finger dexterity enough to use a keyboard, telephone, and drafting equipment; occasional lifting, carrying, and pulling up to 50 pounds; may be subject to walking, standing, sitting, reaching, balancing, bending, kneeling, handling, climbing, and twisting;  and vision, speech, and hearing sufficient to perform the essential tasks.

Licenses and Certificates:  

Possession of a valid Oklahoma Class “D” Operator's License.

Working Environment:

Working environment is primarily indoors in an office setting and sometimes in low-lighted areas; and requires some travel to various locations to verify information, research records and/or perform fieldwork.