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Professional Land Surveyor Supervisor

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Are you looking for a challenge? Do you have a passion for helping people? Do you want to be a part of a diverse team that is committed to making the transportation system in Colorado safe and efficient? Then, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is the place for you!
We have an opening for a Professional Land Surveyor Supervisor position located in our North Engineering Program-Denver.
This position supervises the Survey/ROW Plans Squad assigned to and primarily serving the North Engineering Program. The North Engineering Program Squad is a blended squad with both surveying and ROW Plans preparation abilities. The Professional Land Surveyor Supervisor evaluates the performance of the Squad members, develops the budget requests, allocates Squad resources, schedules surveying and ROW Plans preparation assignments and oversees the operations of the Squad.

Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Manage, coordinate, and schedule the design, preparation, revision, and completion of ROW plans, plats, and legal descriptions in compliance with applicable guidance, statutes, and practices;
• Supervise and manage the unit's activities; and effective completion of the surveying and ROW plans duties for assigned projects;
• Determine when work should be outsourced to other Region 1 Squads or to consultants; coordinate with other Squad supervisors to ensure that work is effectively completed throughout the Region;
• Negotiate task orders for required services from consultants; administer task orders and manage consultant activities;
• Ensure that surveys, ROW plans, and legal descriptions for acquisition parcels are completed as scheduled in full compliance with applicable laws, policies, and procedures; ensures plans, designs, and documentation is digitally filed in a centrally accessible database;
• Serve as consultant and advisor to the Region, Local Public Agencies, and the public, providing guidance on issues relative to the unique processes, procedures, and techniques associated with completing surveys for transportation projects, and completing ROW plans and legal descriptions for properties sought to be acquired for Federal-aid and CDOT compliant transportation projects; interpret applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures;
• Coordinate with various disciplines on issues related to planning, environmental, survey, appraisal, design, property management, access, and legislation;
• Coach, mentor, and train employees; monitor and evaluate employee performance; approve leave; interview, select, and train new employees; recommend personnel actions such as transfers, promotions, corrective actions, or disciplinary actions;
• Provide guidance and quality control to ensure that LPA projects are in compliance with statutes, regulations, and guidelines; instruct the LPA on State and Federal ROW requirements in instances where the LPA is unfamiliar with such requirements; monitor preparation activities and provide advisory services, guidance documents, and forms developed to meet requirements;
• Review LPA and/or consultant surveys, ROW plans, and legal descriptions to ensure compliance with statutes, regulations, and guidelines;
• Participate on the ROW Management Team, including attending and participating in staff meetings, working with other Management Team members to develop annual ROW Unit work plans, policies, and procedures;
• Work with attorneys and ROW Unit staff to prepare exhibits and provide testimony for instances where acquisitions have been referred the Attorney General's Office for condemnation or relocation determinations have been appealed;
• Other job duties as assigned.

Work Environment:
• Primarily 8:00 am – 5:00 pm work hours, Monday-Friday, Flex schedule permitted
• Approximately 10% spent in the field, 90% spent in the office
• Travel required during work hours throughout Metro Denver/Front Range
• Occasional overnight travel 1-3 times a year throughout Colorado
• Required to operate CDOT vehicles
• Work may be conducted in various weather conditions near high-speed traffic

We Offer the following:
CDOT offers a variety of benefits which include:
• Annual leave (accrued based on years of service, starting at 8 hours a month)
• Sick leave accrued at 6.66 hours a month
• 10 paid holidays per year
• Medical and dental plans with no cost preventative services
• State paid Life Insurance with optional additional life insurance
• State paid Short Term Disability coverage, with optional long term disability plan
• Participation in PERA with 2 retirement plan options, and voluntary PERA 401K and 457 plans
• Credit Union membership
• Work life programs
• State Employee Assistance programs at no cost
• Tuition and certification reimbursement program
• Access to a diverse array of technical, leadership, supervisory and specialty training across the state, in addition to personal development and productivity learning opportunities
• State employee discount programs
• Free RTD EcoPass

Please apply online at the website below.



Professional Land Surveyors of Colorado
PO Box 441069
Aurora, CO 80044
Phone - (303) 551-3266 Fax - (720) 230-4846
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