LAND SURVEYOR - La Verne, California - USA

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LAND SURVEYOR - La Verne, California - USA

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We have a Land Surveyor position available. Please use the link to apply. Feel free to share!

Job Title: Land Surveyor
Job Number: 5297366
Location: La Verne, CA
Work Schedule: 9/80
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Application Filing Period: Jul 19 - Aug 18, 2016, 4:30pm PST. Application filing period may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, the filing period end date may be extended.
Salary Range: $45.32 - $59.38 per hour

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Field Survey Team is recruiting a Professional Land Surveyor with specialized technical expertise in 3D laser scanning technology. We are seeking an experienced, motivated individual to prepare, review and oversee 3D surveying projects, reports and deliverables. This individual will also serve as a technical lead to ensure that surveying projects, program objectives, and other assignments are accurately completed. This position is located at the Weymouth Water Treatment Plant in La Verne, Ca.

Job Summary

1. May provide lead direction and oversight to staff to ensure projects, program objectives, and other
assignments are accurately completed. Evaluates and reviews analytical data. Interprets survey request
requirements. Establishes methodology and techniques for use of electronic field survey equipment and

2. May provide lead direction and oversight on survey projects; researches technical information, establishes
methodology, develops schedules, and plans work; develops and monitors budget; ensures that
specifications and standards are met.

3. As a licensed land surveyor analyzes, prepares, reviews and signs Records of Survey maps, legal
descriptions, exhibit maps, topographic mapping, and deformation-monitoring reports according to
California Business and Professions Code §§ 8700 - 8805.

4. Analyzes, prepares, reviews, and approves digital terrain modeling, Geographic Information Systems
mapping, geospatial analyses, and computer aided design (CAD).

5. May provide lead direction and oversight on the use of robotic total stations, digital electronic levels, and
GPS technology to establish horizontal and vertical control networks; analyzes, adjusts, and compiles the
results into finished maps; determines the extent of ground control networks; determines the best
placement of horizontal and vertical control points for photogrammetric mapping.

6. Participates in the development, negotiation and administration of contracts and agreements; oversees
the work of vendors, consultants and contractors.

7. May provide lead direction and oversee, and/or perform, and review survey measurements, calculations,
and field notes for mapping, design, and construction projects; resolves complex surveying problems.

8. Develops and recommends new or revised policies and procedures.

9. May provide lead direction, oversee, and/or perform design, installation and maintenance of automated
monitoring systems.

10. May provide lead direction, oversee and/or perform special assignments in support of Metropolitan

11. May perform site inspections.

12. Maintains records of work performed; prepares various reports; tracks inventory of survey equipment and
supplies; and prepares budgets to maintain inventory and supplies.

13. Represents Metropolitan within area of responsibility with external entities; negotiates and resolves

14. Keeps informed of changes and new legislation pertaining to laws, codes, and regulations affecting
deformation work, mapping work, and survey work, and ensures appropriate staff is informed and

15. Performs other related Land Surveyor job duties as required.

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday - 9/80 (with alternating Fridays off)

Job Requirements


Education and Experience
A high school diploma or general education test (GED) and eight years of progressively increasing responsible work experience in field and/or office survey work, with one year minimum as a licensed surveyor; OR

An Associate’s degree and six years of progressively increasing responsible work experience in field and/or office survey work, with one year minimum as a licensed surveyor; OR

Bachelor’s degree and four years of progressively increasing responsible work experience in field and/or office survey work, with one year minimum as a licensed surveyor.

Required Knowledge of:
Geodetic/survey engineering principles, practices, and standards; photogrammetry; Geographic Information Systems, Computer-Aided Designs, or other survey related software; applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations including the Land Surveyors Act and the Subdivision Map Act; project management; work site safety; and current office technology and equipment.

Required Skills and Abilities to:

Oversee project work; coordinate and collaborate with external agencies; read and interpret maps, legal descriptions, diagrams, construction drawings, and specifications; use a variety of business, Geographic Information Systems, Computer-Aided Designs and other engineering/survey applications; operate a variety of electronic survey equipment; use independent judgment and exercise discretion; problem solve; prioritize and multi-task; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work independently and in a team environment; lead and train; and operate current office equipment including computers and supporting applications.

Job Related Selection Criteria:
15% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to this position)
25% Technical Knowledge including: 3D Scanning, GPS and Conventional Survey practice and methods.
10% Project Management
10% Teamwork
10% Coaching and Developing
10% Problem Solving
10% Organization and Planning
10% Oral and Written Communication
100% Total

Employees in this position are required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations:

• Valid Driver's License that allows you to drive in the course of your employment
• License in good standing as a California Professional Land Surveyor (at time of application)

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met or may be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the job duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job duties.

Physical Demands: The work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; recurring lifting of moderately heavy items such as personal computers and record boxes. The work may require specific, but common, physical characteristics and abilities such as above-average agility and dexterity.

Work Environment: The work involves moderate risks or discomforts that require special safety precautions, e.g., working around moving parts, carts, or machines, or irritant chemicals; etc. Employees may be required to use protective clothing or gear such as masks, gowns, coats, boots, goggles, gloves, or shields.

• Competitive compensation
• Excellent Medical, Dental, Life, Vision, Retirement plans including Pension plan and 401K (with matching
employer contribution), tuition reimbursement, and more
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
• Public transportation reimbursements and van pools

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link:

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. To receive a copy of the complete job description, please send an email to [email protected].

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email [email protected].

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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