• Surveyor/Surveyor Sr.

    Location TX-Austin
    # Positions
  • General Overview

    Candidates must have a Texas RPLS license. 


    At an intermediate to senior level, provides surveying services for major infrastructure projects, land boundary location, engineering design, land division and other purposes.  Plans, organizes and coordinates the work of survey field crews and related staff to measure and determine the precise locations of points and lines.  This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills.  Utilizes discretion and independent judgment to determine an appropriate approach within general parameters and some guidance from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues. 

    • Plans, performs and takes full responsibility for moderately complex land surveys.  Estimates project costs and schedules.  Writes statements of work for incorporation into project scope and budget.  Represents department in project meetings.  Performs field data analysis, correlation and compiles data.  Coordinates and reviews the work of surveyors, technicians, craft workers or others to the extent of assuming professional responsibility for the work.  Personally affixes seal or communicates necessary changes to the responsible surveyor for correction.
    • Prepares, signs, seals and certifies surveys and legal descriptions for land acquisition. 
    • Analyzes and interprets survey field information and analyzes record boundary information to determine the location of real property boundaries. 
    • Identifies actual and potential problems.  Investigates and analyzes problems and determines appropriate solutions.
    • Performs computer-aided drafting to refine maps from parcel information and field data for:  the platting and layout of lands and subdivisions of lands, field working drawings, boundary and easement analysis, final plats to accompany descriptions, engineering plan drawings and presentation drawings for various internal and external customers.  Prepares and perpetuates maps, records plats, field note records, easements and real property descriptions that represent surveys.  Drafts field note descriptions for boundary surveys and easement acquisition.
    • Researches previous survey evidence, maps, deeds, physical evidence and other records to obtain data needed for surveys.  Researches, plans and performs global position system surveys and establishes geodetic survey control monuments for LCRA projects, other governmental agencies, and private sector surveying and engineering firms.
    • Locates geodetic control for routine field operations, hydrographic surveys and geographic information system related mapping.
    • Plans and performs global position system surveys to establish and densify geodetic control for use by LCRA, other governmental agencies, and private sector surveying and engineering firms.
    • Assists engineers with alignment calculations.
    • Develops and delivers various reports and presentations.
    • Establishes effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.  Represents and the LCRA to task forces, the community and other outside surveying and standards organizations.
    • Gathers surveying information by traveling independently to various locations as necessary.  

    This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Registered Professional Land Surveyor license in the State of Texas


    Driver's license

    Preferred Qualifications

    -Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D experience preferred
    -Leica Infinity software experience preferred
    -Multi-project project management experience desired


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