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Survey Technician Senior

Fairfax County, VA

Title: Survey Technician Senior

State Role Title: Engineering Technician III

Hiring Range: $61,256-$99,541

Pay Band: NV 4

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: NOVA District Office

Agency Website: https://www.virginiadot.org/jobs

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

This position will be Open Until Filled

VDOTâs Northern Virginia District is seeking a Senior Survey Technician to perform technical surveys for a wide range of transportation projects in support of VDOT maintenance and construction programs. This position will secure data using a wide range of field survey equipment and to ensure the quality of data through routine control procedures. In addition, will ensure that all surveys are in compliance with VDOT policies and procedures and APELSCIDLA rules and regulations. This role will support the Location and Design Division in achieving its mission, goals, and objectives.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities include:
Perform quality control reviews of work products, both in the field and office, to ensure products are accurate and depict the project controls and data to support the project. View plans or plats at the different developmental stages for compliance to standards.

Conduct a wide range of field survey activities for transportation projects from scoping to post-construction. Follow VDOT policies and procedures and APELSCIDLA rules and regulations governing survey activities. Use a variety of surveying equipment and tools to locate and record field data. Conduct courthouse research on plats.

Perform surveying and mapping functions in accordance with project scheduling and in support of VDOT programs. Perform tasks on one or more projects, adjusting priorities as needed. Coordinate the flow of information, both orally and in writing, to and from others, to contribute to project development.

Establish and apply procedures to manage the history, locations, access, and format of survey related project files. Complete work processes using multiple survey, MicroStation, and digital terrain modeling software, as well as other non-CADD applications. Ability to perform public records research and the ability to interpret and plot deeds.

In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching.

We are a â Virginia Values Veteransâ (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of field survey equipment.
Skill in the use of computers and software applications to include CADD.
Knowledge of surveying principles and practices to include location, right of way and construction survey activities.
Ability to perform physically demanding work in all types of terrain and weather conditions.
Skill in the use of surveying instruments and tools, including programmable calculators and electronic data collection equipment.
Ability to read and interpret plans, deeds, plats, road and bridge standards, and property records.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with internal and external customers and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to perform mathematical calculations using algebra, geometry and trigonometry.

Additional Considerations

LS License, LSIT Certificate or Survey Apprenticeship Certification.
College course work in surveying.
Experience conducting surveys for transportation projects.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to â Your Applicationâ in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Valid Driverâs License. Fingerprint based background check, references, work history, and DMV records check will be conducted.

This position is designated as essential and as such, all duties associated with this position are required during emergency situations, which may include, but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response, and emergency operations, at times outside of normal working hours. VDOT will determine when essential positions are required.

Contact Information

Name: Danielle Rayner

Phone: 703-259-2378

Email: danielle.rayner@vdot.virginia.gov

In support of the Commonwealthâs commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging \u0026 Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind \u0026 Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


Posted: 2023-08-29 Expires: 2023-10-23

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Survey Technician Senior

Virginia Department of Transportation
Fairfax County, VA

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