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Assistant Land Surveyor

Dallas, TX 75201

Posted: 05/16/2024 Employment Type: Temp Specialties: Government Job Number: 145304 Pay Rate: $20.00/hour

Job Description

CornerStone Staffing has partnered with the City of Dallas and is looking for an Assistant Land Surveyor

A Land Surveyor License is preferred but not required, we want to hear from you!


Job Title: Assistant Land Surveyor

Location: Dallas, TX

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm

Pay: $20.00/hour

Responsibilities: Supports, assists, and participates in the work of the survey staff in a para-professional position. Learns and trains start to finish surveys, prepares documents for field personnel, reviews survey submittals, and assist with fieldwork as necessary.

  • Assists and supports in the preparation of various types of surveys that require result in final drawings and legal descriptions; learns how to survey plats, easements, and property acquisitions; performs research, calculations, data analysis, and drafting and composing a legal description.

  • Performs and provides assistance for vertical control surveys as requested by various departments; learns various techniques including differential leveling to perform survey work with accuracy and efficiency.

  • Reviews and evaluates surveys done in house as well as those submitted by consultants; checks survey work for accuracy before it is accepted by the city; identifies discrepancies or problems and ensures the appropriate personnel are notified and the situation resolved.

  • Assists in the processing of field data for incorporation into MicroStation for use by survey staff; effectively converts field data into a usable office format.

  • Drafts and prepares information for use by the field staff; researches survey area, prepares maps or drawings, and provides them with other materials such as deeds or other maps; supports the overall efficiency and accuracy of workers performing survey work in the field.

  • Performs and supports various other unusual or unique survey situations; works with contractors and other vendors to provide accurate and efficient surveying work for differing situations.

  • Performs any and all other work as required or assigned.

  • Others duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • HS Diploma or GED required

  • Registered Professional Land Surveyor License(preferred)

  • Experience performing surveying work and land platting (preferred)

  • Knowledge of surveying tools, methods, and practices.

  • Drafting and reporting skills

  • Mathematical skill, typing, and general clerical skills.

  • Knowledge and understanding of safety procedures

  • Researching and understanding deeds and other survey related records

  • Ability to learn and develop understanding of survey techniques and special situations

  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships.

Application Process Includes:

  • Skills Testing

  • Drug Testing

  • Background Check



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