Engineering Chief of Field Survey

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City of Medford
Medford, OR, United States

Phone: 541-+774-2014
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Engineering Chief of Field Survey


Medford, OR 

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Job Description:

We are recruiting for an Engineering Technician III in the Survey work group within our Public Works Department.  

$48,297.05 - $73,017.05 Annually
** Effective July 1, 2022, yearly salary will be increased by 2.25%.
Please see our website for the total annual compensation package.

All City of Medford engineering career opportunities are listed here:

** The following differentials may also be applicable:

  • 2.5% for GIS Professional Certification.
  • Engineering Technician II - 5% for BA degree in Civil Engineering or Surveying, FE or FS Certificate.
  • Engineering Technician III - 5% for FE or FS Certificate, Professional Engineer or or LS.

Surveying Services positions are responsible for

  • Performing technical field work utilizing surveying instruments and tools to establish existing grades and topography.
  • Preparing and reducing field survey notes and electronic data into CAD drawings and electronic files.
  • Analyzing and interpreting historical records and other survey data for use in survey boundary resolutions and mapping.
  • Preparing and checking legal and property descriptions.
  • Reading and interpreting construction plans and calculate grades for roadbeds, storm and sanitary sewer lines, and related utilities for construction layout.
  • Drawing maps and processing electronic data for engineering designs.
  • Maintaining GIS database and map layer of public works real property interests.
  • Reviewing land divisions for survey specific state and local law conformity.
  • Communicating with engineers, other surveyors, construction contractors, workers, and other members of the public.

Minimum Required Qualifications: 

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.
  • Years of experience:
    • Engineering Tech III must have four (4) years of related engineering technical experience; or
      • NOTE - this position may be underfilled by applicants with less related engineering technical experience depending on the applicant pool.
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with an bachelor’s degree in engineering, surveying, or construction management; and/or equivalent combination of college level education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  • Requires possession of a valid driver’s license by date of hire. 
Desired Qualifications: 
  • Experience with Trimble surveying equipment and office software.
  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D or Carlson CAD surveying software
  • Experience with writing legal descriptions.
  • Experience with surveying field work including topographic surveying and construction layout.