SENIOR SURVEY TECHNICIAN

  • CLARK COUNTY, NV
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Aug 09, 2019
Full Time Engineering GIS and Surveying
  • Salary: $47,091.20 - $72,924.80 Annually

Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION

Performs responsible and technical field and office land surveying work in support of County activities; directs the work of a team or crew on a project or relief basis.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school AND three (3) years of full-time experience in land or construction surveying. Formal education in surveying or engineering may be substituted for the work experience on a year to year basis,up to two (2) years.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.
Working Conditions: Work with exposure to heavy traffic and hazardous terrain. Work out of doors in all weather conditions.

Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License at time of appointment.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Sets up, calibrates and operates survey instruments to make preliminary, control, monument, construction, topographic and related surveys. Researches records of survey, parcel maps, plats, assessor's maps, deeds, governmental records, title company reports, and archival records regarding lands to be surveyed. Prepares for review records of survey; prepares maps, displays and exhibits. Reviews engineering and land surveying maps and plans for the development of roadways, flood channels, underground utilities and other County and developer projects. Verifies work plans and field notes from engineers for completeness and accuracy; computes coordinates, bearings, distances and angles; computes and reviews traversed closures. Performs a variety of specialized activities in support of the County's geographical information system development. Prepares detailed maps, sketches, field notes, diaries, and other records and logs associated with surveying activities. Records mining claim data, reviews maps and records of survey for content, closure and other elements, and plots claims on County maps and records, notifies claimants of acceptance or deficiencies. Reads and interprets topographic and other maps to locate survey points. Maintains detailed field notes and records. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Provides supervision, work direction and training to a team or crew on a project or relief basis. Operates complex surveying equipment required for field surveys. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; drives a motor vehicle to reach work sites.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Strength and stamina to walk and climb and conduct field surveys; mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle in order to reach work sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and/or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous