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Land Surveyor - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - La Verne, CA


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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s Field Survey Team is recruiting a Professional Land Surveyor with strong technical skills and experience with 3D laser scanning technology. The position reports to the Weymouth Water Treatment Plant located in La Verne, California.

We are seeking a motivated individual to plan, perform, review and oversee various surveying projects and activities, such as topographic surveys, boundary surveys, construction surveys, geodetic control surveys, pipeline and right-of-way calculations and staking, 3D Surveying (laser scanning), UAV/Drone photogrammetric survey/mapping, etc.

This individual will also serve as a technical lead to the team to ensure that surveying projects, program objectives, and other assignments are accurately completed and performed in compliance with industry standards and practices.

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 high school equivalency certificate and eight years of progressively increasing responsible work experience in field and/or office survey work, with one year minimum as a licensed surveyor; OR

An Associate’s degree and six years of progressively increasing responsible work experience in field and/or office survey work, with one year minimum as a licensed surveyor; OR

A Bachelor’s degree and four years of progressively increasing responsible work experience 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 California Professional Land Surveyor (required at time of application).

JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA

40% Technical Knowledge – land surveying knowledge

15% Job Preparation (education, experience & training relevant to the position)
10% Written Communication

5% Safety – Industry Practices

5% Project Management

5% Planning and Organization

5% Leadership

5% Customer Service

5% Interpersonal Effectiveness/Teamwork

5% Oral 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
• Excellent working environment
Public transportation reimbursements

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

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, 830 miles of pipeline, and 15 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).

Job Status:

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