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Survey Systems Manager
Job Overview: Control, cadastral and engineering surveys play an integral role in preconstruction program delivery and project construction. Providing survey information quickly, efficiently, accurately and in formats usable by internal and external customers is critical. Automated and integrated surveying systems are a vital link to collecting, processing and delivering survey information. This position is responsible for the planning, procurement, development, operation, maintenance and ongoing management of MDT’s customized survey systems, software and equipment. The position serves as MDTs resident expert on MDT survey systems and practices and ensures consistency in the use of these systems through development of policy, procedures and QA/QC processes. This position also identifies training needs, oversees department wide automated survey training efforts and directs technical support efforts related to survey systems software and hardware. The position is located in the Highways Bureau - Photogrammetry & Survey Section - Survey Unit and reports to the MDT Land Survey Manager (#35004). This position provides technical oversight, professional guidance and program direction related to automated survey systems to both Helena headquarter and District survey and construction staff. Essential Functions (Major Duties or Responsibilities): Survey Systems Research, Analysis and Planning Researches and analyzes survey industry trends and technology advances that have potential to improve MDT survey safety and proficiencies. Conducts studies to identify benefits, costs and challenges associated with each new technology. Devises conceptual ideas for implementation and use of new survey technologies. Serves as MDTs contact and expert resource for research, analysis, use, management and maintenance of survey systems, software and equipment. Survey Systems Development, Implementation, Operations and Maintenance Manages MDT survey systems through procurement, testing, development, implementation, operation and maintenance of new and upgraded survey system software and equipment. Provides integration and ensures current, upgraded and new survey systems, software and hardware interface with other MDT systems, software and hardware. Ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, procedures and policies. Best Practices, Procedures and Policy Evaluation and Management Performs various duties to ensure MDT survey practices, procedures and policies meet current and future Engineering Division objectives and industry standards. Training, Technical Assistance and Survey System Maintenance Directs and oversees automated survey systems software and equipment training and technical support systems for users. Provides technical expertise and resources for problem resolution and system operation. Other Duties Assigned Performs a variety of other survey, coordination and management duties as assigned by the Land Survey Manager, Photogrammetry & Survey Section Supervisor, Highways Design Engineer and Highways Engineer in support of Engineering Division objectives. Coordinates and communicates with Construction, Highways, Research, Consultant Design, Engineering Information Services Bureaus staff, Information Services and Administration Divisions, contractors, vendors, consultants, other States DOT, and professional survey organizations and experts. Manages and participates in special projects, attends training and attends organizational conferences and schedules, directs and partakes in meetings and committees as designated. Physical and Environmental Demands: · Extensive statewide travel (travel is estimated to range from 10% to 30% of the time) · Lifting objects in excess of 30 lbs. · Ability to walk over uneven terrain or in water · Operating a personal computer · Communicating verbally and in writing · Continual walking or standing · Exposure to extreme weather conditions and high-speed traffic · Operation of motor vehicles · Operation of survey and related equipment · Dealing with the public on a regular basis If you would like a full copy of the Job Profile, please contact the HR Generalist. The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is committed to continuous improvement of our employee safety program, our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury-free workplace. The Montana Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, and veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, at 406.444.6054. Women and minorities are under-represented in this job category and are encouraged to apply. This position is being posted in accordance with the MPEA bargaining unit agreement. Non-bargaining unit employees or employees of another bargaining unit may apply. If the position is not filled with a bargaining unit applicant, the non-bargaining unit applicants may be considered. However, bargaining unit applicants will have preference. Please view the entire listing at the following link:

Posted on: Wednesday, October 04, 2017
This listing expires on: Monday, October 30, 2017

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