Licensed Land Surveyor - Water Agency

County Of Sonoma   Santa Rosa, CA   Full-time     Engineering
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Posted on April 16, 2021

Minimum Qualifications

 

Education: Any combination of education and/or training which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, academic course work in engineering technology, land surveying, plane and analytic geometry, trigonometry, and algebra or closely related courses would provide such opportunity. Graduation from college with a Bachelors Degree in Surveying is highly desired.

Experience: Any combination of education and/or training which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, six years of experience in surveying or related engineering work would provide such opportunity.

License: Registration as a Professional Land Surveyor by the State of California. Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California to perform the essential job functions of the position.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

Considerable knowledge of: the principles and practices of land surveying; State laws and County ordinances covering subdivisions and land development, and the preparation of various kinds of maps; instruments and equipment used in surveying.

Ability to: understand boundaries and to reconcile discrepancies between lines of occupation versus lands of title, or the physical evidence found in the field versus the intent of conveyance documents to arrive at conclusions of law; supervise and coordinate the work of survey crews, and train Engineering Technicians in survey related work; establish and maintain effective working relationships with is engineers, surveyors, and the general public; perform office survey analysis and maintain mapping and survey quality standards; identify and resolve discrepancies in survey data; prepare maps and legal descriptions for various political subdivisions and districts; prepare reports, cost estimates, and analysis of survey work; coordinate survey work with other operations of the department or with other entities and to establish priorities and schedules; operate and maintain all types of surveying instruments; develop methods and apply reasonable criteria for land mapping; use computers to solve surveying problems and to keep records.