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7 May 2018

Full-Time Mapping Specialist – Surveyor

Utah County Government – Posted by KarenAllen11215 Provo, Utah, United States

Job Description


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.

Essential Functions

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

1. Maintain survey monument tie sheets including the horizontal and vertical data shown thereon.

2. Assist the Deputy County Surveyor in the creation of Record of Survey plats.

3. Assist in compiling, tracking and analyzing survey documentation pedigree information.

4. Perform advanced calculations for all aspects of work including closing and adjusting traverses and calculating complex GPS positioning information.

5. Use a variety of field equipment including levels, total stations, and GPS equipment.

6. Use appropriate software to create survey drawings for a variety of uses.

7. Assist field crews.

8. 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.

9. Assist the County Surveyor in final local entity plat review.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of surveying office techniques and survey language

Skilled in reading and writing

Skilled in the use of various types of survey related resources and software

Skilled in the use of AutoCad with experience in AutoCad Civil 3D preferred. Also experience with ArcGis, Excel, and Trimble Business center very helpful

Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work activities

Ability to apply trigonometry to surveying

Ability to maintain concentrated attention to detail for sustained periods of time on complex tasks requiring 100% accuracy

Ability to create and maintain survey plats and drawings

Ability to process survey data with attention to detail

Ability to take legible and complete notes

Required Education and Experience

1. Associate degree related to land surveying, GIS, cartography, drafting, or engineering and four years of related work experience.

2. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered.


How to Apply

For additional information regarding this position, please refer to the Utah County Government website at

Job Categories: County. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

Job expires in 30 days.

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