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Survey Technician I

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About Our Job
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.

For more information, please visit the DOTI website

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 Survey Section’s 30 professional and technical staff members provide land survey expertise to the Department of Transportation & Infrastructure, as well as other city agencies. The Survey team proactively reviews both private and city development projects, assists with land acquisition and real estate for all city departments including the review of subdivision plats and site plans, annexations, street vacations, easement dedications, land disposal, leases, and addressing.

The Right Of Way Services (ROWS) Survey Section has the full-time, unlimited Surveying Technician I position open.

Surveying in the city controls right-of-way and development location and protects our most valuable assets. As a Surveying Technician I, you will perform entry-level surveying technician work in support of surveying and/or engineering projects or programs, including office and field surveys and site analyses and review.

As a Surveying Technician I, the duties include:

Working with contract crews recovering survey monuments throughout the City and County of Denver – staking locations in paving areas
Provide traffic control to contract crews
Gather GPS data on survey monuments’ positions, and enter City records into the database
Layout survey monument locations for recovery efforts
Assistance with generating maps to aid in the monument recovery project
Research and maintain City records pertaining to the Survey Department

Our ideal candidate will have:

Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions
A team mindset that thrives in a diverse crew environment
Strong attention to detail with routine reporting and documentation experience
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Ability to be flexible and adaptable
A desire to be mentored and grow their career with the Surveying team
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

Education: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate

Experience: One (1) year of experience working with policies, procedures, statutes, rules or regulations pertaining to land use, which must have included experience interpreting drawings, maps, legal descriptions, construction methods, and/or mapping systems

License/Certifications: None

Education/Experience Equivalency: Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements

Job Profile

CE1777 Surveying Technician I
To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here.

Position Type

Position Salary Range

$21.28 - $31.92
Starting Pay

Based on experience and education

Dept of Transportation & Infrastructure
The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

Denver Department of Transportation & Infrastructure


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