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Surveyor 3, PN 20062911 at STATE OF OHIO in lebanon, Ohio

Posted in Transportation 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Surveyor 3, District 8 Capital Program Administration, PN 20062911

ODOT's Mission Statement:

To provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place. We will:

  • Take care of what we have

  • Make our system work better

  • Improve safety

  • Enhance capacity

Benefits to you:

  • Extensive benefits including medical, vision, dental and basic life insurance

  • 11 paid holidays per year

  • Paid time off with vacation, sick and personal leave accruals

  • At least a 14% employer contribution in to your OPERS pension plan

  • Pay increases pursuant to the Ohio Revised Code

  • Employee Tuition reimbursement programs

  • Work/Life Balance

  • The opportunity to work on an important mission


Official Position Description:

Independently oversees & manages complex survey projects &/or prepares legal descriptions & boundary/centerline plats for easements, sale, lease or transfer of land &/or acts as lead worker over survey field crew(s) (i.e., survey technicians &/or surveyors) & reviews, signs & certifies right-of-way plans, survey plats, & other documents as Professional Land Surveyor.  Coordinates & enforces complex plan/project priorities, policies & methodologies; coordinates project activities with other offices; oversees projects & communicates with consultants, utilities, federal, state & local agencies, general public &/or property owners to obtain project specific information (e.g., parol evidence, property lines, corner monuments); interviews property owners to gather information needed for survey; communicates plan/project purposes with general public. Provides advice/guidance to higher-level administrators in areas such as Global Positioning Systems (GPS), horizontal & vertical geodetic control, topographic mapping, consultant management, public trust lands, submerged lands &/or boundary line retracement; advises on surveying with preparation of scope of services; determines methods & procedures necessary to obtain requested survey data; coordinates plan/project activities with other offices; coordinates with & advises consultant surveyors on survey requirements & oversees preparation of survey drawings & calculations.  Uses a computer & related software (e.g., Microsoft Office) & prepares legal descriptions & gathers & assembles exhibits for public & court use (e.g., gathers factual data in boundary disputes); testifies in court regarding methods used, final product & related issues; meets with public, property owners & public officials regarding surveys, existing & proposed right of way plans &/or acquisition of property; stays abreast of new technology & developments as relates to position. 

Operates, maintains & calibrates survey instruments (e.g., total stations, GPS receivers, digital levels); monitors & accounts for factors pertaining to GPS surveying (e.g., solar storms, atmospheric interference, radio & cellular interference); performs field calculations; keeps notes & records of survey data obtained; determines acceptable quality of recorded survey positions.  Uploads, downloads & organizes digital survey data; performs office calculations, data processing, coordinate computations, traverse adjustment & coordinate system transformations; organizes, digitizes & categorizes survey data, records & archives; analyzes survey data via statistical, algebraic & geometrical methods (e.g., standard deviations, area, volume, curves, spiral curves, vertical curves, coordinate geometry, least squares adjustments, elevations, traverse closure); calculates sources of error to identify &/or correct random, systematic & procedural errors in survey measurements; resolves discrepancies in deeds & surveys; produces survey base maps for engineering projects from topographic & planimetric & photogrammetric survey data using a computer & related design software; identifies tree species & other vegetation for environmental preservation, economic reimbursements & safety factors.  Researches state, county & city public records (e.g., maps, property deeds, surveys, highway plans, city plans, subdivision plats) &/or utility companies, private engineering firms & surveying firms to provide detailed information for further analysis. 

Operates state vehicles (e.g., trucks, vans) to transport equipment, instruments & personnel to project sites; carries field equipment & instruments through rough terrain (e.g., across creeks, up/down hills, over fences, through marshes); clears brush as required to facilitate surveying operations with appropriate equipment (e.g., machete, brush hook); operates hand tools & small equipment (e.g., posthole digger, sledgehammer, spud bar, jackhammer, power auger).  Performs other work-related duties as assigned.



Licensure: Current registration as professional surveyor pursuant to section 4733.02 of Ohio Revised Code; valid driver's license.

& Experience: 12 mos. exp. as Surveyor 2, 85562


12 mos. exp. in responsible charge of survey projects

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