The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) is seeking an experienced Land Surveyor II for the Southeast Region Design & Construction division in Juneau.
Key Responsibilities Include :
Outline the land survey field crew for most field assignments, to include: providing scope of work, forwarding of applicable points/coordinates, point management details, methods and strategy to be applied in the field, and work schedule and expected completion date.
Direct office staff in best means and methods of survey computations, pre- and post-data processing methods, and how to best allocate crew time.
Instruct and assist with post-processesing the field crews' data, checking for errors and completeness.
Placing his/her professional land surveyor seal and signature on control diagrams that are part of plan sets pertaining to DOT&PF construction projects.
Compile the survey data in a concise, standardized and appropriate format for use by Right-of-Way and other DOT&PF units. Such products include: surface models, adjusted control diagrams, property/boundary location maps, as-builts,complete topographic maps, hydrographic data, orthorectified drawings, aerialphoto/data displays, and contour drawings created from outside data (LiDAR,inertial guidance, GPS, and/or laser scanning).
Occasionally draft contract scope-of-work, and requests for proposals that pertain to consultant field data required by the department.
Draft, edit, and/or check survey control diagrams that are associated with design plans.
When and where applicable, establish local grid and/or coordinate parameters per each survey site/community/area.
Manipulate and manage consultants’ data so as to be incorporated/joined with DOT&PF’s data, or if such data is exclusive and independent, make useable for the department.
Create special displays, presentations and documentation at the request of the Director, Preconstruction Engineer or Right-of-Way Chief.
Occasionally assist in the collection of field data, particularly when the regular field crew is short staffed.
For this position the prefered candidate will have the following desirable strengths :
Strong written and oral communication skills. Applicant must be able to discuss technical issues with other surveyors and engineers as well as to the public in laymen's terms.
Experience in writing, interpreting and administration of contracts.
Effective negotiation skills for scope, schedule, cost, and methods on small and large dollar surveying tasks.
Ability to prepare, interpret and utilize engineering plans, maps, and specifications.
Knowledge of civil engineering and construction practices related to highways and airports.
Knowlege of traffic safety practices.
Experience performing research of land ownership, including using state and federal land status plats, deeds, and patents, as well as other materials relevant to ownership.
Thorough knowledge of land ownership, surveying and mapping laws and regulations affecting surveys, which include complex coastal, riparian and navigability determinations.
Ability to coordinate multiple diverse tasks with competing schedules involving design, construction, maintenance, public information, R/W acquisition, and R/W enforcement.
To be effective in the long term, this position requires knowledge, tact, forethought, innovation, and extensive long-term planning skills.
View Class Specifications for this job:
Registration as a Professional Land Surveyor in Alaska is required for appointment to this job class. Applicants registered in another state may apply, but appointment is conditional upon receiving Alaskan registration as a Professional Land Surveyor. Registration may be allowed without examination to applicants holding registration in another state with similar requirements.
Registration as a Professional Land Surveyor in Alaska AND one year experience as a registered Land Surveyor.
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