POSITION TITLE: Professional Land Surveyor/Civil Engineer DEPARTMENT: Engineering
POSITION CODE: 32-200 FLSA STATUS: Exempt
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: Surveying Technician EMPLOYEE CLASS: M-C
POSITION REPORTS TO: Construction Manager and Director of Engineering
BLS COMPARABLE: 17-1022, Surveyors
Leadership: Supervise work through the planning and scheduling of work, and review and approval.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Subject to post offer, pre-employment drug screen.
Subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.
As a position directly affecting the safety of others, the employee will be required to comply with all provisions of City of Enid’s substance abuse policy, including random drug and alcohol testing.
Possession of a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.
Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) licensed in any state (with reciprocity with Oklahoma.)
POSITION PURPOSE: To provide improved quality of life for Enid residents by providing surveying information for municipal improvement projects.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES
Research previous survey evidence, maps, deeds, physical evidence and other records to obtain data needed for surveys.
Prepares survey descriptions and plat of survey for assigned jobs.
Determines methods and procedures for establishing or reestablishing survey control.
Coordinates survey plans with project manager and civil engineering staff.
Completes survey calculations, analysis and final map checking.
Verify the accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites.
Ensures completion of projects according to plan schedules, professional surveying standards and city policy.
Prepares detailed dimensional survey, altitudinal and topographic plats needed for street plans, topographic maps, sewer and water control projects.
Drives vehicle to transport personnel and equipment to job sites. Operates levers and controls of surveying equipment.
Performs duties of Survey Party Chief as needed.
Prepare and maintain accurate notes, records, legal descriptions and sketches to describe and certify work performed.
Sign and seal surveys.
Oversee and supervise work of survey technician.
Stay current on developments in field.
Provide assistance to other departments as needed.
Perform other duties as required.
Completion of surveys and related tasks in an efficient and accurate manner resulting in the timely delivery of data for planned development.
The employee’s job-related performance promotes the smooth and efficient operation of the Engineering Department.
Effective working relations exist with City personnel. Employee responds in a timely manner to the requests of others.
New employees are well trained and assisted. Management is appropriately informed.
Employee understands and adheres to applicable safety policies.
The City’s professional reputation is maintained.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Four year degree in surveying, civil engineering, or related field preferred. 2 years of licensed experience in field directing survey crew plus 2 years in office preparing boundary, topographic, site, utility and construction survey documents/drawings, legal descriptions for a total of four years minimum experience.
CERTIFICATES/LICENSES: Must be a registered Professional Land Surveyor in any state with ability to obtain Oklahoma PLS within 90 days of employment.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of land surveying. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to obtain data for project management.
Building and Construction — Basic knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings and structures such as highways and roads.
Survey — Knowledge of surveying techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
SKILLS/ABILITIES: Ability to use Total Station, TDS data collector, and a level and rod for surveying and data collection.
Ability to use AutoCad Civil 3D.
Basic ability to use hand tools.
Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Accurate and attentive to detail.
Good communications and public relations abilities.
Proficient typing and computer application skills.
Ability to assist and support others.
Able to operate telephone, PC, copier, and other basic business machines.
PHYSICAL & MENTAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION
FINGER DEXTERITY: Manual dexterity sufficient to work with the fingers.
VISUAL ABILITIES: Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses.
Close vision, distance vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus.
PHYSICAL STRENGTH: PDC Level: Medium Employee lifts/carries 45 lbs. occasionally (less than 33% of the time or 1-100 times per day). Heavy physical activity performing strenuous daily activities of a product/technical nature. Lifting and rolling 100 lb. man hole cover. Frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, balancing, climbing and use of arms and hands for handling, reaching, lifting, or carrying objects.
LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram, or schedule form.
MATHEMATICS ABILITY: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, and coordinates. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS: Regular – 8 hour shift, typically 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, but may be varied to accommodate construction schedule.
Other–Variable lunch period and breaks in coordination with other personnel.
WORK CONDITIONS: Exposed to outdoor weather conditions and indoor well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation.
Noise level: Moderate to Loud. Hearing protection as required.
Other work conditions: Occasional exposure to air contamination such as dust.
Possible exposure to poison ivy, bee stings, and other outdoor hazards.
UAV/UAS (drone) surveying knowledge.
UAV/UAS (drone) land surveying experience
5-7 years related experience.
12+years related experience.
Membership in professional organization
Master’s Degree in related field.
Advanced knowledge of related principles
Leadership role in professional organization.
Advanced computer aided drafting principles
Expert knowledge of operating procedures.
Valid CPR Certification.
Expert computer aided drafting.
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In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.
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