Employ Nevada Vets Jobs

Mobile Nevada DETR Logo

Job Information

Clark County, NV SENIOR SURVEY TECHNICIAN in Las Vegas, Nevada

SENIOR SURVEY TECHNICIAN

Print

Apply

SENIOR SURVEY TECHNICIAN

Salary

$22.64 - $35.06 Hourly

Location

Clark County - Las Vegas, NV

Job Type

PERMANENT

Department

Public Works

Job Number

18643X

Closing

Continuous

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Clark County Public Works department is actively hiring for a Senior Survey Technician. The successful candidate will perform responsible and technical field and office land surveying work in support of County activities; directs the work of a team or crew on a project relief basis.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school AND three (3) years of full-time experience in land or construction surveying. Formal education in surveying or engineering may be substituted for the work experience on a year to year basis, up to two (2) years.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Working Conditions: Work with exposure to heavy traffic and hazardous terrain. Work out of doors in all weather conditions.

Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License at time of appointment.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Sets up, calibrates and operates survey instruments to make preliminary, control, monument, construction, topographic and related surveys. Researches records of survey, parcel maps, plats, assessor's maps, deeds, governmental records, title company reports, and archival records regarding lands to be surveyed. Prepares for review records of survey; prepares maps, displays and exhibits. Reviews engineering and land surveying maps and plans for the development of roadways, flood channels, underground utilities and other County and developer projects. Verifies work plans and field notes from engineers for completeness and accuracy; computes coordinates, bearings, distances and angles; computes and reviews traversed closures. Performs a variety of specialized activities in support of the County's geographical information system development. Prepares detailed maps, sketches, field notes, diaries, and other records and logs associated with surveying activities. Records mining claim data, reviews maps and records of survey for content, closure and other elements, and plots claims on County maps and records, notifies claimants of acceptance or deficiencies. Reads and interprets topographic and other maps to locate survey points. Maintains detailed field notes and records. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Provides supervision, work direction and training to a team or crew on a project or relief basis. Operates complex surveying equipment required for field surveys. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; drives a motor vehicle to reach work sites.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Strength and stamina to walk and climb and conduct field surveys; mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle in order to reach work sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and/or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

Clark County offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive Group Health Insurance Plan

  • Disability Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Vacation

  • Sick Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Employer-Paid Retirement

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Credit Union Eligibility

  • Nevada has no State Income Tax

CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/ EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

01

Which best describes your level of education?

  • Some High School

  • High School Diploma of GED

  • Trade School or Technical Degree

  • Some College (1-29 semester credits)

  • Some College (30-59 semester credits)

  • Some College (60-124 semester credits)

  • Associates Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's degree or higher

  • None of the above

02

Do you possess a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License?

  • Yes

  • No

03

The following skills assessment is a self-assessment used to evaluate an applicant's training and experience.

I understand that:

A) Part-time experience must be prorated and credited as half of full-time experience (i.e., if you performed the task for two years in a part-time position, 20 hours per week, you can only credit yourself with one year of experience in that area)

B) Knowledge and experience levels indicated by my skills assessment responses must be supported by the work experience listed on my application;

C) Any falsification or misrepresentation of the information listed on the employment application or skills assessment may result in removal from the eligibility list or rescinding a job offer;

D) Responses to assessment questions that are not supported by the work history listed on the application may result in question scores being adjusted to receive 0 points. The adjusted scores will be used when determining score ranking for interviews;

E) I further understand that since exam scores will be automatically generated based on the applicant's response to each item in the assessment, score appeals will not be allowed for this recruitment.

  • I understand this recruitment includes a supplemental skills assessment and that the answers I provide must be consistent with the work history detailed on my application and that scoring appeals will not be allowed for this recruitment.

04

How many years of professional, full-time experience do you have setting up, calibrating, and operating survey instruments to make preliminary, control, monument, construction, topographic, and related surveys?

  • No Experience

  • Less than 2 years

  • 2 to 3 years

  • 3 to 4 years

  • 4 to 5 years

  • 5 or more years

05

How many years of professional, full-time experience do you have reviewing engineering land surveying maps and plans for the development of roadways, flood channels, underground utilities and other developer projects?

  • No Experience

  • Less than 2 years

  • 2 to 3 years

  • 3 to 4 years

  • 4 to 5 years

  • 5 or more years

06

Please list the employer(s) where your experience was obtained in Questions 4-5. Type N/A if you have no related experience. See Template Below.

Employer Name:

Job Title:

Hours Worked Per Week:

07

How many years of professional, full-time experience do you have reading and interpreting topographic and other maps to locate survey points?

  • No Experience

  • Less than 2 years

  • 2 to 3 years

  • 3 to 4 years

  • 4 to 5 years

  • 5 or more years

08

How many years of professional, full-time experience do you have verifying work plans and field notes from engineers for completeness and accuracy, and your experience computing coordinates, bearings, distance and angles, and traversed closures?

  • No Experience

  • Less than 2 years

  • 2 to 3 years

  • 3 to 4 years

  • 4 to 5 years

  • 5 or more years

09

Please list the employer(s) where your experience was obtained in Questions 7-8. Type N/A if you have no related experience. See Template Below.

Employer Name:

Job Title:

Hours Worked Per Week:

Required Question

Agency

Clark County

Address

500 S. Grand Central Pkwy, 3rd Floor

PO Box 551791

Las Vegas, Nevada, 89155-1791

Phone

(702)455-4565

Website

http://www.clarkcountynv.gov

Apply

DirectEmployers