Full-Time Mapping Specialist – Surveyor
JOB SUMMARY: Analyzes the accuracy of public land monumentation field data and uses computer-aided drafting (CAD) software to update survey monument tie sheets, township resurvey plats, and elevation plats. Assists the County Surveyor with other office related functions. May assist with the surveying of County real property and the maintenance and perpetuation of public land survey monumentation.
DUTIES INCLUDE: Maintain survey monument tie sheets including the horizontal and vertical data shown thereon. Assist the Deputy County Surveyor in the creation of Record of Survey plats. Assist in compiling, tracking and analyzing survey documentation pedigree information. Perform advanced calculations for all aspects of work including closing and adjusting traverses and calculating complex GPS positioning information. Use a variety of field equipment including levels, total stations, and GPS equipment. Use appropriate software to create survey drawings for a variety of uses. Assist field crews. Use coordinate geometry and other methods to perform analysis of survey data related to the public land monumentation network to ensure its completeness and accuracy. Assist the County Surveyor in final local entity plat review.
EVALUATION AND SELECTION FACTORS INCLUDE:
Knowledge of: surveying office techniques and survey language
Skilled in: reading and writing, the use of various types of survey related resources and software, the use of AutoCad with experience in AutoCad Civil 3D preferred, experience with ArcGis, Excel, and Trimble Business center will be helpful.
Ability to: maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work activities, to apply trigonometry to surveying, maintain concentrated attention to detail for sustained periods of time on complex tasks requiring 100% accuracy, create and maintain survey plats and drawings, process survey data with attention to detail, take legible and complete notes.
REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT: Associate Degree related to land surveying, GIS, cartography, drafting, or engineering and four years of related work experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and additional background checks as required.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS: Incumbent must possess a valid driver’s license and obtain a current State of Utah driver’s license within 60 days of employment.