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Surveyor Entry or Senior Level

Wisconsin DOT

Location: Waukesha, WI
Type: Full Time
Posted: 02/14/2020
Deadline to Apply: 02/26/2020
Payrate: $41,600 - $47,460
More Information: Surveyor Entry or Senior Level

Position Summary:
This position is highly technical in nature and includes preparing and reviewing legal descriptions and right-of-way plats for small to medium projects.

Examples of duties include:

  • Determining acreage of right-of-way to be obtained
  • Searching public records to determine property limits, and ownership’s and encumbrances
  • Calculating bearings and distances required, computing coordinates of control survey points
  • Writing descriptions in prescribed legal form, describing lands to be acquired for highway projects
  • Researching surveys, plans, right-of-way plats and road records to establish existing centerline and highway widths
  • Analyzing property descriptions and compute the position of property lines in relation to the centerline of construction
  • Making recommendations to designers on right-of-way related problems

Qualifications:
Applicants must identify coursework/training OR experience in all three of the following:

  • Mathematics, including geometry and trigonometry
  • Principles and/or practices of land surveying
  • Computer programs for survey and/or Computer Aided Design and Drafting System (CADDS) applications (i.e. Civil 3D, AutoCAD, MicroStation, COGO)