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Land Surveyor - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA


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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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This is the specialized advanced journey level position performing Land Surveyor job duties within the Infrastructure Reliability Section and will support Metropolitan’s Real Property Group, Legal Staff, Water Resource Management, and Engineering Services Group with the management of 218,000 acres of property interests held by Metropolitan.

Responsibilities in this position include but are not limited to: preparing legal descriptions and exhibiting maps (including annexations); analyzing title reports and interpreting complex titles issues; conveying complex title issues to other teams who are not licensed land surveyors; interpreting deeds and determining rights associated with the provisions within the deeds; interpreting Engineering drawings and providing guidance to Professional Engineers in regard to property boundaries and street Right-of-Way limits; preparing appraisal maps and encumbrance maps; working closely with Real Property managers, attorneys, and others to resolve Right-of-Way issues; organizing budgets, and tracking Right-of-Way work involving large complex engineering projects; and operating Microstation CAD (computer-aided design) software.

This position requires a thorough knowledge of Right-of-Way Engineering; California Professional Land Surveyors Act; California Subdivision Map Act; and Government Land Act. The work product or service may affect activities, or the operation of other organizations. This position may provide lead direction and oversight to staff to ensure projects, program objectives, and other assignments are accurately completed.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.

To view the full job description click here: Land Surveyor

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience: A high school diploma or general education test (GED) and eight years of progressively increasing responsible work experience (in the area of Right-of-Way and/or title) in field and/or office survey work, with one year minimum as a licensed surveyor; or Associate’s degree and six years of progressively increasing responsible work experience (in the area of Right-of-Way and/or title) in field and/or office survey work, with one year minimum as a licensed surveyor; or Bachelor’s degree and four years of progressively increasing responsible work experience (in the area of Right-of-Way and/or title) in field and/or office survey work, with one year minimum as a licensed surveyor.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

Licenses:

  • Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.
  • License in good standing as a California Professional Land Surveyor (required at time of application.)

JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA
20% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to this position)
45% Technical Knowledge including: Right-of-Way Engineering, Title, and CAD software such as Microstation
5% Customer Service
5% Project Management
5% Problem Solving
5% Organization and Planning
15% Oral and Written Communication
100% Total

BENEFITS

• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• On-site fitness center
• Excellent working environment
• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis

• Public transportation reimbursements and van pools

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full Time Employee

ABOUT MWD

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email [email protected].

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

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