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Land Surveyor Supervisor
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Land Surveyor Supervisor

Virginia Jobs
Fairfax, VA
Expired: July 13, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $75,678 to $122,977 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Title: Land Surveyor Supervisor

State Role Title: Engineering Technician IV

Hiring Range: $75,678-$122,977

Pay Band: NV 5

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location:NOVA District Office

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

This Position Will be Posted and Open until Filled.

The successful candidate will conduct professional land surveying services (location, construction, right of way, utility and condemnation surveys) for a wide range of transportation projects in support of VDOT construction and maintenance programs. In addition to managing a team of Survey Technicians, this Supervisor will ensure all survey work is in compliance with VDOT policies and procedures and APELSCIDLA rules and regulations, is responsible for signing and sealing survey work (responsible charge) under LS licensure, will secure data through the use of a wide range of field survey equipment and direct the work of a survey party conducting location, construction, right of way, aerial, GPS, hydrographic, utility and condemnation surveys.

Conduct a wide range of professional land surveying activities for transportation projects from scoping through post-construction. Prepare technical reports for the public or private sector. Plan, supervise and execute special survey requests from Residencies, Right of Way, Environmental agencies, Traffic Engineering and consultants. Project Management - Develop a list of construction activities and estimate the costs for state or contractor construction surveying. Perform survey functions in accordance with project scheduling, tasks and in support of VDOT programs. Complete construction stake outs based on project schedule.

Coordinate projects and manpower with District Survey Manager. Establish and apply procedures to manage the history, locations, access and format of survey related project files. Complete work processes using multiple survey, CADD, and digital terrain modeling software, as well as other non-CADD applications. Sign and seal survey plans as licensed land surveyor. Perform quality control reviews, both in the field and office, to ensure survey products are accurate and depict the project controls and data to support project. View plans or plats at different developmental stages for compliance to standards.

This Position Will be Posted and Open until Filled. Close date may not align with recruitment process.

Minimum Qualifications

Land Surveyor in Training (LSIT) with requirement to obtain LS within 2 years or Land Surveyor's License.

Knowledge of professional land surveying principles and practices and APELSCIDLA Board rules and regulations.

Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices to include performance management and discipline. Experience providing daily supervision to work crews following applicable policies, procedures and processes in a field or office environment.

Experience coordinating multiple projects with emphasis on project principles of scope, time, quality and budget.

Ability to read and interpret plans, deeds, plats, road and bridge standards, and property records.

Ability to perform mathematical calculations using algebra, geometry and trigonometry. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with internal and external customers.

Skill in the use of field surveying equipment, computers, CADD, GPS and the processing of survey data.

Valid driver's license.

Additional Considerations

Experience implementing project management practices to support budget compliance and project deadlines.

Experience reviewing consultant survey data.

MicroStation experience. Field to finish processing experience.

A combination of training, experience or education in Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, or related field desired.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to "Your Application" in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Requirement of Valid driver's license and Land Surveyor in Training (LSIT) with requirement to obtain LS within 2 years or Land Surveyor's License.

References, work history, and DMV driving records will be verified. Requires safety shoes, and fingerprint-based criminal history records check.

Position is required to work outside normal hours to include nights, weekends, and holidays during emergency operations.

If Land Surveyor licensure is from another state, selected candidate must provide a copy of your non-Virginia licensure to Human Resources; file a Virginia application for licensure and pay the required fee prior to the first day of employment; and obtain Virginia licensure within the first 12 months of employment.

This Position Will be Posted and Open until Filled.

Contact Information

Name: Danielle Rayner

Phone: 703-259-2378


In support of the Commonwealth's commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


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