Professional Land Surveyor - $52,362-$65,453

Gila County Government | Globe, AZ

Posted Date 7/11/2022
Professional Land Surveyor - Public Works - $52,362-$65,453 Annually DOE
Globe, AZ - Full Time
  • The purpose of this position is to perform field and office land surveying, prepare maps, check accuracy of maps, write legal descriptions, draft exhibits, compile and maintain drawing databases that contain accurate measurements in relation to Gila County lands, rights-of-way and easements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts surveying activities utilizing GPS and conventional survey equipment to locate, measure and stakeout right-of-way, easements, property corners, section corners, centerline, elevation, grade and cross-sections.  Gathers field data to create topographic maps for project design.  Surveys include section breakdown, boundary, photogrammetric control, construction staking and as-builts.  GPS work consists of static and Real-Time Kinematic (RTK).
  • Conducts mathematical calculations from collected field survey data and compares to existing recorded data to perform boundary analysis and determine property lines, right-of-way lines and easement locations.    
  • Utilizes AutoCAD software to create Record of Survey and right-of-way maps for Gila County projects.
  • Coordinates and leads land surveying projects and supervises assigned project personnel; serves as a technical specialist for staff in the application of surveying principles and practices for the interpretation and resolution of land issues.
  • Develops property boundaries by applying appropriate boundary control and legal principles, draws maps and prepares legal descriptions.  Seals and signs professional work product as needed.
  • Researches and reviews record deeds, right-of-way, easement documents and various maps to obtain necessary information for land surveys.
  • Creates/drafts AutoCAD site plan maps, parking lot designs, signage, dirt road sketches and primitive road sketches and exhibits for the abandonment of public rights-of-way as required.
  • Reviews subdivision, minor land division and lot line adjustment record of survey maps for mathematic closure in accordance with the Arizona Boundary Survey Minimum Standards adopted by the Arizona State Board of Technical Registration.

Minimum Education Required

  • Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

Minimum Years of Directly Related Experience Required

  • Two years of directly related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training, or experience.

Professional Credentials Required

  • Registered Professional Land Surveyor in good standing with the State of Arizona
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.

Gila County Employment:

Salary52362.00 - 65453.00 Annual

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