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The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill one Senior Surveying Technician vacancy within the Department of Transportation (DOT). The ideal candidate will be an experienced land surveyor with boundary, topographic and construction-related experience, and will possess the ability to manage a variety of surveying/engineering projects while interacting with divisions within DOT, as well as the Public Works and Planning & Building Departments. Further, the ideal candidate will possess the ability to communicate clearly with the general public on matters referencing historical survey documentation specific to the City of Oakland's surrounding area.
The Senior Surveying Technician sets up and operates survey instruments; performs complicated technical surveying work; acts as Chief of Party as needed; performs other support functions for a field survey crew; and performs related duties as assigned. This is a journey-level classification in the Surveying Technician series, which involves construction and boundary, and position control surveying while providing lead direction to assigned staff. The incumbent performs both routine and difficult tasks which require extensive knowledge of survey principles, operations, and techniques.
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