The County of Riverside's Transportation Department has an opportunity for a Principal Engineering Technician who will be assigned to either the Office or Field of the County Surveyor Division in Riverside.
In the Office setting the incumbent in this position will perform a variety of professional tasks that include, but are not limited to the following: supervision of map preparation, map checking (Parcel Map, Tract Map, and Records of Survey), corner record checking, minor land case review (Parcel Mergers, Lot Line Adjustments, and Certificates of Compliance), boundary analysis, researching historical and official records, CADD drafting, reducing/analyzing field data, computing horizontal alignments, creating 3-D surface models from survey points, processing drone data, preparing plats and exhibits, writing and reviewing legal descriptions for land acquisitions, customer service, assist customers at our public research counter, and provide resolution to boundary issues and discrepancies. This position is a supervisory position and will include the evaluation of subordinate staff.
For the Field the incumbent in this position will perform a variety of professional tasks as a field Party Chief that include but are not limited to the following: supervision of preliminary, boundary, design, topographic, GPS, Geodetic, right-of-way, photogrammetric, and construction surveys. The incumbent will also reduce and analyze field observations, be familiar with opening and editing CADD data, computing horizontal and vertical alignments, computing cut sheets for construction staking, and performing land records research for various capital improvement projects. This position is a supervisory position and will include the evaluation of subordinate staff and will be in charge of running a 2-3 person survey crew on various jobs located throughout the County.
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.
Preferred: Possession of a valid Land Surveyor in Training Certificate (LSIT) or a Professional Land Surveyor License issued by the State of California Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.
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The Transportation Department is responsible for planning, designing, funding, building, operating and maintaining all roads, bridges, and transportation facilities within the unincorporated County territory.
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