|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Performs professional and supervisory survey work with primary responsibility for planning and supervising City survey, operations, and contractual survey services. Work is performed under general supervision of the City Engineer, and is reviewed upon completion through conferences, oral and written reports, and evaluation of results obtained.|
|Plans, schedules, supervises and reviews the work of crews involved in conducting various surveys (i.e., land and boundary, topographic, hydrographic, as-built) to determine distance, elevation, land boundaries and other features of the earth's surface. Certifies and signs all surveys prepared by the City.
Administers and manages contracted survey work to ensure compliance with applicable laws. Participates in the preparation of specifications, evaluates proposals, recommends and participates in negotiations with contracted survey firms.
Consults with and advises Professional land Surveyors, other City departments, county, state and federal agencies, engineers, architects, developers, attorneys, private citizens and contractors regarding surveys and coordinates projects with City and/or contracted crews.
Formulates and implements policies and operating procedures relative to the Survey Section, including the hiring, discipline and termination of survey personnel. Ensures staff is properly trained in survey operations and safety measures.
Reviews land records, and prepares legal descriptions for plats of survey. Reviews and approves plats submitted for acceptance prior to recording by City for compliance with State laws.
Develops and administers operating budget, for Survey Section by establishing goals and objectives, justifying operating needs, monitoring expenditures, and preparing required reports.
Performs complex professional land and engineering surveying calculations and reviews legal records to obtain necessary data for office and field use.
Testifies in court as an expert witness on condemnation suits or other land cases. Supervises the field layout of cases for jury viewing as required by City legal staff.
Approves as built survey requirements prior to contractors receiving payments from the city on all public works projects.
Performs other related duties as required.
|Thorough knowledge of basic and advanced surveying techniques, methods, and procedures, and the laws/regulations governing surveying.
Knowledge of materials, equipment and tools used in conducting a variety of surveying and mapping.
Knowledge of geometry, trigonometry and other complex mathematical formulas related to Land Surveying.
Knowledge of effective supervisory techniques and ability to plan, assign, coordinate and review the work of several survey crews.
Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions; to read and interpret engineering plans, specifications, survey notes and other engineering data.
Ability to communicate complex ideas and information verbally and in writing.
Ability to prepare and present written reports, charts, graphs, mathematical calculations and maps relating to surveying.
Ability to use personal computer and advanced hand held calculators.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, contractors, and the general public.
Ability to perform field inspections under adverse conditions, such as extreme weather, at survey project; exposed to insects, fumes, noise.
|Bachelor's degree in Surveying, Civil Engineering or related field plus four (4) or more years experience in surveying, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Two (2) years supervisory experience required. A valid State of Florida Professional Surveyor and Mapper License is required.
6/13/02 - VCJ