Land Surveyor Supervisor - Department of Transportation and Infrastructure
The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI), through its employees, enhances the quality of life in Denver by efficiently delivering effective, high quality, safe and equitable public infrastructure, and services.
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DOTI’s Commitment to Equity:
- DOTI is committed to providing attention and resources to the areas, assets, and people of the city with the greatest need through equitable contracting, equitable investments, and equitable workforce development.
- DOTI’s culture revolves around four key principles: (1) Invest in Our People, (2) Operate with Discipline, (3) Use Data to Drive Decisions, and (4) Deliver Results.
The Right-of-Way Services (ROWS), Survey Section is seeking a Land Surveyor Supervisor to join the team. We have a diverse and talented team! If you enjoy teambuilding, mentorship, and working with innovation, this is an excellent opportunity to expand your career as a leader.
The Survey Section’s 30 professional and technical staff members provide land survey expertise to the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, as well as other city agencies. The Survey Field Services team oversees the city’s survey control, assists with land acquisition and real estate surveys, and completes land survey control and topographic design surveys for various infrastructure improvement programs.
As a Land Surveyor Supervisor, duties include but are not limited to:
- Lead, coach, and mentor a team of professional land surveyors, land survey interns and survey/GIS technicians in performing field and office surveys
- Supervise and perform land surveys involving horizontal and vertical control, subdivision checks, laying-out of property lines, deformation studies, and field data collection for construction and design projects and geographic information systems (GIS)
- Supervise and prepare the checking of legal descriptions for properties, plans, ordinances, easements, and/or agreements
- Manage the establishment and maintenance of survey control monuments and performs statutory survey certification duties, including the authoritative interpretation of maps, deeds, or other land title documents to resolve conflicting data elements
- Administer and coordinate contracts or projects by overseeing the work of contractors, consultants, and related personnel who have been assigned responsibility for various portions of a project, and monitors projects for conformance to survey requests and approved plans
- Partnering with the other Survey supervisors and leaders by strong participation and collaboration using best practices, staying current with technology, and implementing innovations that help streamline and build efficiency within your team
Our ideal candidate will have:
- Demonstrated positive team building and leadership skills
- Listening and communication skills to help inspire, lead, and learn with the team
- Balance between supervising staff, projects, and meeting deadlines and deliverables
- Ability to engage and mentor employees with various levels of experience
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
- Education requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Surveying, Engineering or a related field.
- Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of experience as a Land Surveyor.
- Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education.
- Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.
- License/Certifications: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application.
- Licensure as a Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) issued by the Colorado State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors at the time of application.
- Licensure as a Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) by another state will be accepted in lieu of this requirement providing the applicant is licensed by the State of Colorado by the completion of the probationary period.
- Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.