Land Surveyor

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title:

Surveyor

 

Position summary:

Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, mapmaking, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.

 

Tasks:

  • Verify the accuracy of survey data including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites.
  • Search legal records, survey records, and land titles to obtain information about property boundaries in areas to be surveyed.
  • Calculate heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics of terrain.
  • Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and legal descriptions of surveys to describe, certify, and assume liability for work performed.
  • Direct or conduct surveys to establish legal boundaries for properties, based on legal deeds and titles.
  • Prepare or supervise preparation of all data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys.

 

Skills:

  • Writing – Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Reading Comprehension – Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Speaking – Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Time Management – Managing one's own time and the time of others.

 

Attributes:

  • Oral Comprehension – The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension – The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Deductive Reasoning – The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

 

Experience:

Someone with 2-3 years of work experience as a Land Surveyor

 

Must Pass Drug Test and Background Check

LOCATION

Bakersfield, California 93308

PAY

$17

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