Full-Time Surveyor I
WEBER COUNTY SURVEYOR – FULL-TIME WITH BENEFITS
JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision of the Weber County Surveyor or an administrative superior, performs routine and technical land surveying work.
MAJOR DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.) Follows accepted and expected standards of practice governing the surveying profession as a whole and the policies of this department. Performs field and office assignments as directed by supervisors and/or the department head and performs supervisory duties including but not limited to the following: Supervises and directs field personnel in the performance of surveying work. Coordinates the workload of the survey party with supervisor(s), project supervisor(s), and/or the department head. Checks and approves all assignments completed by survey crew before they are submitted to the appropriate supervisor(s). Evaluate assigned subordinates to determine performance, eligibility for merit increases, and qualifications for promotion based upon direct observation, job knowledge, documented records, in consultation with appropriate supervisors and/or the department head. Coordinates assigned subordinates scheduling of vacation and sick leave, to ensure departmental goals and project commitments are achieved. Conducts safety training related to assigned tasks, projects, or duties assigned in accordance with the safety policies of OSHA, the County, and the Surveyor’s Office. Train, educate and motivate subordinates to increase their job knowledge, technical skills, functions of field process’ and procedures relating to, but not necessarily limited to, safety awareness and professional responsibilities and abilities appropriate to the duties assigned. Manage, direct and supervise assigned projects with respect to field and/or office operations as related to the statutory function of the Surveyor’s Office or the general duties, projects, and responsibilities of the Surveyor’s Office which may include but is not limited to; monumentation projects, coordinate work, boundaries, profiles, topographical projects, cross-section work, construction surveys, and other work related or not related to the profession of surveying. Prepares reports with respect to; completeness of calculations, field data shown on maps, and other field and/or office work performed by the assigned staff, as required. To instruct assigned personnel in the functions of assigned field and office practices and procedures. Solves or advises supervisor(s) and/or project managers of technical problems as encountered and executes or suggests possible solutions. Follows accepted and expected standards of practice governing the profession as a whole and the policies of this department. Maintains a proper flow of communication among all necessary parties to ensure the timely and accurate completion of a project. This includes daily reports to supervisors and/or project supervisors as directed. Calculates information needed to conduct surveys from survey data, including but not limited to, notes, blueprints, drawings, and other materials, data, and records as required. Keeps complete and accurate notes, records, and sketches of field and office work performed in conformance to departmental policies and/or project requirements.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school graduation or equivalent GED mandatory. AND Working toward or graduation from a college or university with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in surveying or an Engineering, Construction Management, or other related science degree with courses which include surveying, drafting, and survey mathematics is preferred. OR Working toward or possessing a NSPS Certified Survey Technician certificate is preferred. AND One year of surveying experience with duties related to those of a field party chief.