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Project Surveyor

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Hiring Range: $89,304.30-$109,149.70 Annually
Pay Range: $78,734-$119,721 Annually

Job Description
Position Summary

Under general supervision, develop and manage the project scope of work for capital, distribution, and other projects and expectations of clients. Ensure that all safety procedures are followed. Serve as the primary project technical expert and assist with technical problem solutions. Coordinate and maintain liaison with other sections, disciplines, and utilities.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position may have formal supervisory responsibilities over other employees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Serve as the technical staff specialist on assigned projects in providing guidance in the application of advanced Surveying, Geomatics, and Geodetic Surveying.
Supervise survey personnel in direct responsible charge of obtaining and adjusting survey data for design base maps for distribution and or capital projects.
Supervise survey personnel in direct responsible charge of the establishment and retracing of
property boundaries, easements, public land survey system (PLSS) section corners taken from an analysis and interpretation of legal descriptions, plats, notes, field, and parole evidence.
Schedule and manage assigned workload in the preparation of survey deliverables and field surveys.
Research, organize, analyze, and interpret legal descriptions, plans, and notes associated with assigned work.
Prepare research documents needed by field crews to perform field surveys.
Prepare and or assist in the preparation of contracts and or task orders for professional services.
Support survey personnel performing full range office and field assignments and review technical ability of subordinates.
Train or recommend training to technicians in land surveying, geodetic surveying, mathematical calculations, and analysis or survey data.
Demonstrate a mastery of survey and geomatics software and applications such as Trimble Business Center, Trimble Real Works, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, Civil 3D, and others as needed.
Coordinate and maintain liaison with other sections, divisions, and utilities on surveying matters.
Ensure the maintenance of safety standards in all areas of operation.
Perform related work as required.
The following discipline(s) fall under this job description:

Project Surveyor: Apply advanced Surveying, and Geomatics principles, practices, and methods in support of the sections overall strategic goals and objectives. Responsible for managing survey projects as assigned. Work with customers to develop project scope of work and deliverables. Provide oversite, quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC), and professional guidance of all field and office survey activities associated with assigned project. Perform other related survey work as assigned.

Location of Position
Administration - Ops Complex-BLDA

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience

Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Surveying and Mapping or related field.
Minimum 5 years of related work experience balanced between office and field.
Any equivalent combination of certifications, education, or experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities for the position.
Licenses, Registration, and Certifications

Registration as a Professional Land Surveyor in the state of Colorado.
Must be able to possess and maintain a valid Class ‘R’ Colorado driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.

About Denver Water
Denver Water is committed to creating a diverse work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.
Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number is received. Denver Water reserves the right to either close or extend a posting.

Denver Water proudly serves high-quality water and promotes its efficient use to 1.5 million people in the city of Denver and many surrounding suburbs. Denver Water aspires to be the best water utility in the nation. The organization is a responsible steward of the resources, assets, and natural environment entrusted to us to provide a high-quality water supply, a resilient and reliable system, and excellent customer service.

Denver Water offers excellent benefits that include a pension plan, 401K Plan with a 3% match, 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, Health and Dental coverage, Life Insurance, and Paid Time Off. A background check will be conducted to verify the information submitted on the application. Please be sure that all information on the application is correct and complete, do not say "see resume". If the application is not fully completed, we (Denver Water), will not accept your application.

We are committed to the health and well-being of our employees. Smoking, including e-cigarettes, is prohibited on all Denver Water property.

An offer of employment may be contingent upon satisfactory results of a post-offer drug test. Denver Water tests for the following: amphetamines, cocaine, marijuana (THC), opiates, phencyclidine (PCP), and alcohol. A strength test may also be conducted due to the physical requirements of the position.

Denver Water is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to building a culturally diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, People of Color, veterans, and people with disabilities.


Denver Water
Brianna Vega

1600 W 12th Ave.



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