• State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jul 05, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Building and Safety GIS and Surveying Planning and Development
  • Salary: $66,628 - $100,161 per yr

Job Description

Professional Land Surveyors are supervisors who plan, organize, schedule and oversee the layout of survey projects for the section; discuss projects with representatives of all divisions within the department and other involved agencies to determine limits of the areas to be covered and the types of survey data needed. Incumbents design and devise measurement specifications and standards to accomplish measurements with the desired precision, accuracy, error control and adjustment; act as the primary analyst of both measurement data and boundary evidence and are required to give professional opinions or expert testimony regarding most probable ground locations. This position is located within the Nevada Department of Transportation's (NDOT) Location Division in Las Vegas. This position is responsible for managing complex surveying activities including locating and monumenting public and private property corners and highway alignments; researching, advising, and testifying on right-of-way issues; performing precision surveys; geodesic and least-squares adjustments of survey networks; designing and providing survey control for aerial photo missions and terrestrial LiDAR used in engineering design; designing, installing, implementing, and utilizing high-accuracy survey networks; developing survey and mapping standards; checking map accuracy; acquiring and maintaining survey instruments and software. The Professional Land Surveyor is also responsible for managing subordinate land surveyors and technicians and aiding their professional development through hands-on and classroom instruction. This position works closely with NDOT's Right of Way, Construction, and Roadway Design divisions, other government agencies, the public, and personnel within the three sections of the Location division. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.
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Additional Information

Announcement Number: 37601
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 07/03/2019
Phone: (775)888-7066
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.