About the job
What You’ll Be Doing
- The Tunnel Surveyor plans, organizes, and directs work of one or more survey parties engaged in surveying earth’s surface to determine precise location and measurements of points, elevations, lines, areas, and contours for construction, mapmaking, land division, titles, or other purposes:
- Researches previous survey evidence, maps, deeds, physical evidence, and other records to obtain data needed for surveys. Develops new data from photogram metric records. Determines methods and procedures for establishing or reestablishing survey control. Keeps accurate notes, records, and sketches to describe and certify work performed. Coordinates findings with work of engineering and architectural personnel, clients, and others concerned with project.
- Locate in the field: In the field, locate rights-of-way, topographic features, property lines, corners and boundaries. Coordinate Region control surveys.
- Document management system: Search for, analyze, and arrange to obtain historical survey records and maps and develop methodologies to incorporate these records into a document management system.
- Permit for survey corner destruction: Approve and issue permits for the temporary removal or destruction of survey corners
- Field survey maps: Draft, check, file and distribute maps prepared that depict the results of the field surveys.
- Coordinate critical projects: Coordinate unusually critical or complex projects, which usually involve the use of electronic measuring instruments and a large party.
- Compute & plot survey data: Participate in computation and plotting of survey data.
- Survey contracts: Develop procedures and specifications for statewide survey contracts and agreements; administer and approve contract surveys.
- Approve plots & sites: Approve all right-of-way plots and electronic communication sites submitted to or created by the department for correct technical data and proper form.
What Required Skills You’ll Bring
- Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Engineering from an accredited University to the approval of the Engineer.
- Minimum of 10 years of post-graduate and demonstrable overall experience with a minimum of 5 years in all aspects of setting-out and surveying of similar large scale civil construction projects
- Must be proficient with modern surveying instrumentation and familiar with techniques used in deep underground structures/tunneling projects.
- Must be capable of working collaboratively with the Contractor’s staff to share information, provide constructive challenge and ensure the highest level of tunnel and shaft alignments.
- Proactive acumen and ability to manage multiple work areas on site are essential.