Assist with the development of Cadastral products required by Departmental/Agency Manuals and customer driven Cadastral services. Assist with the development of official maps and legal descriptions; preparation of Cadastral products; and assist with administrative and technical requirements necessary to approve Cadastral products. Provide mentorship, training and knowledge transfer to current Cadastral staff.
- Development of special instructions, assignment instructions, investigation instructions, reports. legal descriptions and official survey returns. Assist with Field operations. Measurable outcomes include assistance with at least 2 projects to include development of job folders, special instructions and assignment instructions. Job folder development to include Federal, State and local record research. Assist with the completion of at least 3 land surveyor reports associated with field investigations. 35%
- Provide peer review and quality control checks on at least 3 projects. 15%
- Provide senior experience, consultation, and mentorship to effectively transfer institutional knowledge to staff to include weekly on the job training. Development of at least one training course. Provide assistance to the field chief to develop standard operating procedures associated with safety and/or field operations. 50%
Minimum of 20 year(s) of experience in working as a Professional Licensed Land Surveyor. Supervisory experience conducting land survey field operations. OR BA/BS Degree in Land Surveying or Civil Engineering
- Professional experience working as a 1373 Land Surveyor conducting official Federal surveys under BLM authority. Knowledge of geodetic survey computations necessary to conduct large scale Public Land Survey System projects. Skill researching laws, regulations, decisions, and legal opinions. Skill in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel
- CAPD; AutoCAD, Adobe Professional, Trimble Business Center
- Depending on system updates and software versioning, the enrollee may require limited training to gain familiarity with current use and operating procedures.
- Overnight travel: Approximately one trip every three months. Duration of travel will be between 1 and 5 days.
- Health and Safety Considerations: Defensive Driving, First Aid and CPR certifications, Radio training, UTV training. The enrollee can begin work in the office and BLM will provide all training prior to any field operations.
- Required Safety Gear: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided to include gloves, eye protection, ear protection, saw chaps, safety vests, hard hats and helmets when required.
- Safety Gear Use: During field operations. Additional PPE to include face masks and disinfectants will be required while operating under special restrictions due to COVID. Additional operational requirements are currently in effect to ensure compliance with BLM, State and CDC guidelines. Job hazard and BLM approved risk assessments will be provided.
- Physical requirements: Field operations often require long hikes over steep and uneven ground. Enrollee must wear clothing suitable for a wide range of environmental conditions and extreme temperatures.
Enrollee adheres to all safety rules and regulations as prescribed in manuals/supplements or by the designated Safety Officer.