Seeking Senior Survey Technician (Senior Engineering Technician)

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Seeking Senior Survey Technician (Senior Engineering Technician)

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Senior Survey Technician
Closing Date: Tuesday 10/6/2020
Salary $27.71 - $44.78 Hourly
$57,627.65 - $93,140.74 Annually
Location: Riverside, California
Department: Flood Control and Water Conservation District

The County of Riverside’s Flood Control and Water Conservation District has an opportunity for a Senior Engineering Technician position who will be assigned to the Right of Way section of the Surveying and Mapping division in Riverside.

This position will perform complex office surveying work, interpret legal descriptions of real property, and make and interpret survey calculations. The incumbent will research, analyze, check, and adjust survey data; research and compile evidence and documentation for boundary determination; assist in planning, directing, and coordinating the work of a group of survey right of way engineering personnel. Additionally, the incumbent will do mapping and drafting, prepare clear and concise reports, and write property descriptions.

The department seeks applicants with thorough knowledge of local surveying principles as outlined in the California Professional Land Surveyor's Act and ability to perform complex office surveying work. The most competitive candidates will be those with demonstrated ability to effectively lead and supervise staff in dynamic and difficult situations, desire to develop and train crew members, and strong intrapersonal skills to communicate with other County staff and contractors. Applicants with experience surveying for a government entity and experience with Civil 3D and MicroStation drafting platforms are highly desired.

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Essential Duties

• Perform complex sub-professional office survey work of a technically specialized nature in connection with surveying, and the checking and preparation of records of surveys, corner records, maps and plans.

• Lead and participate in the operation of a field survey crew engaged in performing control, photogrammetric, right-of-way, centerline, topographic, alignment, and elevation surveys.

• Adjust and operate such survey instruments as transits, theodolites, levels, and electronic measuring devices in determining lines, angles, distances, and elevations, and maintain proper safety and accuracy standards.

• Apply and utilize the principles of the California Coordinate System.

• Research and compile evidence and documentation for boundary determination.

• In an office setting, review and check tract maps, parcel maps, records of survey, and corner records for mathematical accuracy, closure, area, survey consistency, and conformity with the requirement of the Land Surveyors Act, and Subdivision Map Act, local ordinances, and accepted survey practices.

• Draft complex legal descriptions, easements, right-of-way maps, and survey plats, making necessary revisions and checking related computations for accuracy.

• Analyze situations accurately and take effective action.

• Consult with office or field surveyors relative to special survey problems and calculations.

• As lead worker, participate in the evaluation of subordinates.

• May assume duties of a Principal Engineering Technician during leaves and vacations.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Five years of increasingly technical and responsible sub-professional land surveying experience, at least one year of which must have been at a level equivalent to a County of Riverside Engineering Technician II. (College courses from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or closely related subjects to the assignment such as land surveying, soils erosion, soils testing, blueprint reading, mathematics, computer graphics, or hydrology may substitute for up to two years of the non-specialized experience on the basis of 12 semester or 18 quarter units equaling one year of the required full-time experience.)

Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in surveying engineering or civil engineering.

Experience: One year of sub-professional land surveying experience, equivalent to a County of Riverside Engineering Technician II.

Certificate: Valid Certificate of Registration as an Engineer-in-Training or Land Surveyor-in-Training issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.

Experience: Two years of sub-professional land surveying experience.

Knowledge of: Mathematics and procedures used in plane and geodetic surveying; computer applications and usage; the California Coordinate System; principles and practices of boundary determination, land title research and surveying; legal descriptions of real property; methods and terminology used in searching for land titles and factors involved in determining ownership of property; mapping laws pertaining to public and private ownership of real property; the Land Surveyors’ Act; the Subdivision Map Act; right of way engineering projects; planning, design, and right of way procedures and policies as the relate to surveys.

Ability to: Make difficult mathematical computations and to read, interpret, prepare, or check detailed records of surveys, maps, and engineering plans; test and inspect construction work and test construction materials; perform survey field work, coordinate computer aided mapping activities; complete difficult technical assignments without immediate supervision; analyze complex data and prepare effective reports and recommendations; supervise the work of subordinates; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Competitive candidates will possess:
• Supervisory or lead experience.
• Experience surveying for a government entity.
• Experience with Civil 3D and MicroStation drafting platforms.
• Possession of a valid and current Land Surveyor in Training certificate issued by the State of California Board of Registration for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists.

License requirements:
• Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License

For further information regarding this posting, contact: Edgar Chavez, or send an email to EdgarChavez@RIVCO.ORG.
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