Land Survey Technician – Cheyenne, Wyoming

Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Cheyenne, WY
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Last Date to Apply
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking a Land Survey Technician to assist with Land Survey related assignments around the State of Wyoming. The Land Survey Technician will support the Department Surveyor and Engineers by helping with various tasks related to construction, water rights and cadastral projects. These projects include survey duties on Wyoming Game and Fish Commission owned lands and Wyoming Game and Fish Department managed Public Access Areas, located across the state. Extensive travel is required with outdoor, overnight stays. Human Resource Contact: Laura Curtis / 307-777-4507 / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level. Perform and document topographic, cadastral, construction and water rights surveys. Performs survey tasks such as drive stakes, hubs, hold tapes, hold rod, and instrument operation. Performs minor surveying computations such as slopes, areas, volumes, cuts and fills, etc. Ensures that proper equipment and supplies are loaded and in good working condition. Serves as a technical resource for other employees; attends and completes all designated training sessions in order to maintain required certifications. Communicates both internally and externally regarding project information and courses of action/consequences, on smaller projects. Oversee smaller projects and/or components of larger projects. Performs and documents research including research of water rights records, BLM/GLO records and title searches. Maintain and operate GPS and Total Station equipment.
PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS: Preference will be given to those with an associate’s degree or working toward a bachelor’s degree, **Must have a valid driver's license. KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of surveying. Knowledge of survey methods & ability to apply such as uploading & downloading survey files. Knowledge of construction inspection which includes interpretation of plans and specifications. Knowledge of documentation of project records. Knowledge of communication with supervisors and contractors. Knowledge of working outdoors and a variety of weather conditions. Knowledge and ability to perform complicated computer calculations. Knowledge of CAD and GIS. Knowledge of computers and calculators. Knowledge of engineering computations/formulas. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: None - See "Preferences" NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Extended stays in the outdoors. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. The position will work outside in all weather conditions. Requires strength and stamina to work in extreme outdoor conditions and pack heavy supplies to remote locations. Must be able to effectively and safely operate trucks, trailers, UTVs, ATVs, and power tools. Extensive travel. NOTES: FLSA: Non-Exempt Successful applicants for employment must pass a background check before appointment. This is a 9-month At-Will Contract Employee position. Uniform and other necessary gear will be provided when in the field. In addition to submitting the state application, please submit a cover letter that includes career goals and suitability for the job to Darby Schock, Senior Professional Land Surveyor, 5400 Bishop Blvd, Cheyenne WY 82006, or email: CONTACT: For more information regarding this position, contact Darby Schock, Senior Professional Land Surveyor, at 307-777-4622 SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: 040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure. URL: The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version. A complete listing of the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure can be viewed at See Human Resource Contact Information in the General Description Section Statewide, WY 82002 Fax: (307) 777-6562 Class Code #ATAW99 Job # 2023-00556 ATAW99-2023-00556-LAND SURVEY TECHNICIAN-CHEYENNE LC The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.
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Laura Curtis
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