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No matter where you are on your career path, Frontier Surveying offers continuing education support and training to help you cultivate your skills and expand on opportunities.

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Registered Professional Land Surveyor (RPLS)

Summary of Job functions

Performs a variety of field and office professional surveying work; represents the department before official bodies, regulatory agencies, subcontractors, developers, and the general public in survey-related matters: plans, organizes, schedules, and coordinates work. Performs related duties as required. 

This position has the authority to direct and lead the Field Crews and CAD Technicians in what needs to be done to accomplish the survey.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs duties and responsibilities, which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:

  • Conducts, schedules, coordinates, and/or oversees field surveys; verifies survey accuracy; and prepares survey reports
  • Certifies the correction of plats, and affixes and signs the professional seal to plats of surveys
  • Completes preliminary and final reviews and recommendations for approval or rejection on contract surveys
  • Negotiates and reviews contract surveying documents and specifications
  • Verifies computations used to compile data to establish primary control points for projects
  • Compiles working sketches from recorded information
  • Compiles maps from field notes and proofs the drafting of finished products
  • Examines survey field notes, reports, and other documents for accuracy and compliance with statues, laws, and regulations
  • Investigates, negotiates, and advises on complex surveying projects
  • Ensures actual hours do not exceed the billable/budgeted/planned hours
  • Serves as an advisor to the President/CEO on land surveying matters
  • Serves as an advisor to the President/CEO on equipment and Company vehicle matters
  • Plans, assigns, and/or supervise the work of others

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • The principles and practices of land surveying
  • State laws and County ordinances covering subdivisions and land development
  • Preparation of various kinds of maps
  • Instruments and equipment used in surveying

Skill in:

  • Effectivelyleading work crews and delegating tasks
  • Techniques of personnel management and supervision
  • Following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions
  • Working independently and as a team member

Ability to:

  • Administer surveying programs
  • Understand boundaries and to reconcile discrepancies
  • Plan and direct the work of others
  • Judge work quality and performance
  • Prepare technical correspondence
  • Prepare comprehensive reports
  • Train staff
  • Adjust to changing work rates and schedules
  • Work independently
  • Identify problems
  • Arrive at logical decisions
  • Demonstrate good judgment and exercise initiative
  • Complete required OSHA/Safety Training as required

EDUCATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENT:

A college degree in a related field. Experience that has provided the knowledge and skills necessary to satisfy job performance.

LICENSING AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Must be a Registered Professional Land Surveyor in the state of Texas. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Surveyor In Training (SIT)

Summary of Job functions

Under the direction of a RPLS, performs a variety of field and office professional surveying work; assist and shadows assigned RPLS to perform duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs duties and responsibilities, which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:

  • Assist with the schedules, coordinates, and/or oversees field surveys; verifies survey accuracy; and prepares survey reports
  • Performs duties as assigned in the process of reviewing and recommendation stages of the approval or rejection on contract surveys
  • Helps with review of the contract surveying documents
  • Performs computations used to compile data to establish primary control points for projects
  • Compiles working sketches from recorded information
  • Compiles maps from field notes and proofs the drafting of finished products
  • Assist with the review of the survey field notes, reports, and other documents to become familiar with the need for accuracy and compliance with statues, laws, and regulations
  • Assist RPLS with any investigates, negotiates, and advises on complex surveying projects
  • Ensures actual hours do not exceed the billable/budgeted/planned hours

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

The physical activities associated with the essential job functions for this position include frequent sitting, standing, walking, squatting, twisting the upper body, carrying and lift up to 25 to 50 lbs. as needed.

The environmental and or hazards associated in the position frequently involve client/customer contact.   The job function for this position is continues as an indoor activity. Occasionally there may be exposure to dangerous machinery or outdoor activity.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

An Associate degree in a related field. Experience that has provided the knowledge and skills necessary to satisfy job performance.

Midland Survey CAD Technician

Summary of Job functions

Perform drafting and CAD services to internal and external clients of Frontier Surveying and complete legal descriptions. Work closely with survey/instrument personnel to assure accuracy on jobs. Ensure compliance with the Professional Services Procurement Act and Frontier Surveying policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

A CAD Technician is responsible for:

  • Create and edit drawings to meet specifications
  • Calculate and plot data gathered from field notes and prepare documents and drawings
  • Provide needed drawings to client as approved by Engineer for the client
  • Preparation and management of electronic files
  • Maintain a good understanding of all relevant standards
  • Assist with the preparation of required and requested reports
  • Research technical data necessary

Duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Organize and maintain a filing system of data related to drafting and surveying – whether recipients need the draw the drawings printed, emailed or on a CD
  2. Maintain drafting office equipment including auto cad stations, plotter and print machine and advise front office when supplies need to be ordered
  3. Spends long hours seated at a CAD workstation
  4. Performs other duties as assigned/needed
  5. Check closure and area
  6. Do all line work
  7. Label property lines
  8. Label easement
  9. Label right-of-way(s) and street(s)
  10. Label buildings
  11. Label miscellaneous
  12. Insert title block
  13. Be vigilant for ways to improve methods or procedures and make suggestions to the Project Manager
  14. Additional duties as assigned.
Midland Party Chief

Summary of Job functions

Provides office staff with field data to analyze and present graphically. Supervises, directs and leads the Instrument Personnel to perform surveying tasks in the most efficient way possible to accomplish the survey. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for the successful and accurate completion of the survey; ensures Client deadlines are met.
  • Utilization of the proper equipment to complete the survey to both Client’s and Frontier’s satisfaction.
  • Communication with the client and Project Manager of required information.
  • Conducts, coordinates, schedules, and/or oversees field surveys.
  • Gathers equipment in preparation for assigned projects.
  • Ensures equipment is fully charged and ready for operation when arriving on project site.
  • Reviews project documents and specifications.
  • Establishes primary control as well as additional points for projects.
  • Compiles working sketches from recorded information.
  • Follow metes and bounds in order to navigate property boundaries.
  • Examines survey field notes, reports, and other documents in order to follow them in the field.
  • Investigates, negotiates, and advises on complex survey projects.
  • Ensures actual hours do not exceed the billable/budgeted/planned hours; completes job within budget.
  • Implements and maintains quality and safety assurance procedures.
  • Serves as an advisor to the President on land surveying matters.
  • Serves as an advisor to the Field Coordinator of equipment and company vehicle matters.
  • Conforms to established survey standards and guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) from credited college or technical school; or two years of related experience, and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Midland Field Technician

Assist survey personnel with surveying tasks, such as operating survey equipment, solving for angles and distances to locate property corners and field points, and recording survey field notes.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Assist crew leader and other instrument operators with all aspects of field survey operations; including operating conventional surveying equipment to perform topographic, hydrographic, engineering design, and boundary surveys.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • High school or GED equivalent preferred, or 1-2 years with surveying, poling experience, or trainable.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
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