Licensed Professional Land Surveyor - Power Delivery

Location: 

San Diego, CA, US Portland, OR, US

Requisition ID: 170821 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Delivery 

Department: Surveying 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 
 

Position Overview

As a Professional Land Surveyor you will play a key part in insuring the accuracy and compliance of your assigned Kiewit Project. You will function as part of a survey team and ensure documentation compliance as well as operate all survey instruments with a high degree of proficiency.  #LI-WJ1

District Overview

Kiewit Power Delivery. is a full-service engineering and construction solutions provider operating across North America. Our experience and expertise span all aspects of the transmission and distribution market from high voltage overhead and underground transmission to distribution and automation design and construction capabilities. With these broad capabilities, we operate in the electric utility, renewable energy, industrial, and oil & gas markets.  As part of Kiewit, we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides holistic solutions, differentiating our team from the rest of the industry. 
Our rapidly growing power delivery business has opened new locations across North America to strengthen our market presence while executing work within the communities that we live. We have invested in industry leading design technology and platforms while also expanding our construction equipment fleet with the most advanced, and safest equipment on the market. We are committed to building upon our history as one of the safest companies to work for by equipping our craft with the best tooling and safety programs available. 
We are an innovative team that prides itself on excellence through continuous improvement and an unwavering commitment to deliver for our clients. Our staff collaborates with Kiewit’s vast internal network of resources that span heavy civil and infrastructure, vertical and commercial buildings, mining, as well our oil and gas and power generation markets, to drive safe and cost-effective solutions that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence. 
On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. Kiewit’s culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success. 

Location

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 

Responsibilities

•    Verify the accuracy of survey data including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites.
•    Verify mathematical calculations.
•    Calculate heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics of terrain.
•    Calculate geographic positions from survey data.
•    Gather physical survey data.
•    Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and legal descriptions of surveys to describe, certify, and assume liability for work performed.
•    Direct surveying activities.
•    Document technical design details.
•    Prepare or supervise preparation of all data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys.
•    Compute geodetic measurements and interpret survey data to determine positions, shapes, and elevations of geomorphic and topographic features.
•    Determine longitudes and latitudes of important features and boundaries in survey areas using theodolites, transits, levels, and satellite-based global positioning systems (GPS).
•    Record the results of surveys including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land or land features.
•    Coordinate findings with the work of engineering and architectural personnel, clients, and others concerned with projects.
•    Coordinate activities with suppliers, contractors, clients, or other departments.
•    Establish fixed points for use in making maps, using geodetic and engineering instruments.
•    Plan and conduct ground surveys designed to establish baselines, elevations, and other geodetic measurements.
•    Adjust surveying instruments to maintain their accuracy.
•    Calibrate scientific or technical equipment.
•    Analyze survey objectives and specifications to prepare survey proposals or to direct others in survey proposal preparation.
•    Analyze physical, survey, or geographic data.
•    Develop criteria for survey methods and procedures.
•    Determine operational criteria or specifications.
•    Develop criteria for the design and modification of survey instruments.
 

Qualifications

•    Minimum of an Associate’s degree is preferred
•    PLS or RPLS for the state of CA, OR, UT and WA preferred 
•    Minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in Construction Survey, Dimensional Control, Industrial Measurement, or a related field is required
•    Must be able to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry to perform calculations (area, volume, circumference, proportion, percentage)
•    Dynamic thinker with the desire to lead, motivate and mentor teams
•    Self-starter with the ability to set standards of excellence in leadership, safety, quality and productivity
•    Proficient computer knowledge including Microsoft Suite
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Strong work ethic with the ability to work individually and as a team
•    Committed to working safe and getting the job done right the first time
•    Ability to travel and relocate as required

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

 

Base Compensation: $56,706 - $87,084

(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
 


There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.


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