The Surveying Technician administers and reviews work of consultants in the essential tasks of survey. Surveying Technician also Performs survey and technical research to determine right of way on County roads and prepares topographic and survey base maps, R.O.W. maps, and descriptions for right of way acquisition.
Supervises, trains, and develops personnel to assure efficient operation of the Survey Section in accordance with Division and County policy.
Writes letters and reports to advise and communicate with various agencies
Research and collect all data required to accurately determine the location and width of County road right of way to insure construction activities or other legal questions are within County right of way.
Reviews consultant right of way maps and descriptions for accuracy and compliance with State and County policy.
Prepares property parcel maps and metes and bounds descriptions in compliance with State and County policies.
Prepares deed plottings.
Troubleshoots issues and potential controversies as they arise in order to assure smooth operations.
Edits field data reduction and prepares base maps.
Knows and performs various complex calculations pertaining to surveying.
Conducts basic field surveying including topographic surveying, route surveying and differential leveling.
Knows OSHA Rules and Regulations and other regulations related to project safety.
Knows Engineering Department's Standard Operating Procedures.
Displays a working knowledge of GIS in the creation and maintenance of a Geodetic Benchmark feature data class.
Maintains an updated inventory of all Geodetic Monuments in the county.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Public Works.
The position requires a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE),surveying degree from an accredited college or equivalent experience.
Knowledge of surveying incorporating the latest State and Federal standards.
In order to effectively interact with the concerns of local citizens, municipal officials, various State and Federal agencies, the media, and conduct public hearings on proposed projects, the incumbent must possess excellent oral and written communications skills, with special emphasis on conveying complex technical issues to a non-technical audience.
The Surveying Technician must possess a valid New Jersey Driver’s License.
Knowledge of surveying methods and the ability to utilize surveying equipment.
Knowledge of AutoCad software
Knowledge of Route Surveying, Highway design and construction practices.