Surveying Associate- Engineering/Roads-**EXTENDED**

Posted Date 2 months ago(9/19/2022 4:34 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
USD $22.62/Hr.
Post End Date
USD $37.41/Hr.


This position is an entry level Surveyor which performs survey measurements and analysis to determine horizontal and vertical mapping creation as well as the preparation of map exhibits. Work is performed under the direction of a Professional Licensed Surveyor.


  • Responsible for the collection of geospatial field data for the creation of right-of-way maps, improvements, and topographic surveys in support of planning, design, and construction.


  • Researches County, Federal, and State government agency records, including documents related to chain of title.


  • Analyzes and interprets legal documents, unrecorded and recorded, to calculate spatial data to support field surveys.


  • Utilizes CAD and geomatics software and tools to create maps and documents in support of Doña Ana County surveying operations.


  • Assists with mentoring technicians.


ADDITIONAL DUTIES. Perform other duties as assigned.


Education. Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant Surveying/Geomatics discipline.


Experience Prior experience with computers, GIS software, GPS Software, GPS equipment, total station and robotic total stations preferred.


Education/Experience substitution. In Accordance with County Policy.


Licenses/Certifications. Must have or obtain Survey Intern (SI) from NM State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors (NMBLPEPS) within one (1) year of employment.


Other (e.g., post-offer medical exam, polygraph, background check, driver’s license record, etc.). Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a satisfactory driving record. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.



Must have knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of boundary, cadastral, construction, land and geodetic surveying; State regulations pertaining to land survey methods and standards and division of property; knowledge of the PLSS; knowledge of title research and deed records; drafting and computer-aided drafting methods; knowledge of various software programs including AutoCAD, Trimble GPS or related programs; knowledge of recent developments, current literature and sources of information regarding land surveying; modem office procedures, methods and computer equipment.


Must have skills in the use of manual, electronic, and GPS/GNSS survey equipment is preferred. Ability to maintain accurate records; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with individuals, whether members of the public or coworkers from diverse groups and backgrounds; ability to understand and interpret engineering construction plans, specifications and other contract documents; ability to perform technical research and solve surveying problems; ability to interpret and apply pertinent surveying related statutes, rules and regulations; ability to perform mathematical computations pertaining to surveying.



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