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Surveyor - WISDOT Waukesha

  • 21 Jul 2021 3:10 PM
    Message # 10766254
    Deleted user

    Job ID             2308

    Location         Waukesha

    Agency           Transportation

    Full/Part Time            Full-Time

    Regular/Temporary   Regular


    Come join the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Southeast Region team as a Surveyor (entry or senior level)! The Right of Way Plat Technician for Southeast Region is located in Waukesha.

    WisDOT is a great place to work! We offer amazing benefits such as a casual office atmosphere, flexible work schedules, ample vacation time, excellent health benefits, and an exceptional employee assistance program that offers a variety of programs and tools to help promote an employee’s wellness and health.

    In addition to these amazing benefits, we strive for inclusivity and celebrate different religious holidays and cultural observances, and provide flexibility for utilizing paid time off for such celebrations. For more information on WisDOT you can visit our website by clicking here .

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is an organization dedicated to creating transportation solutions through innovation and exceptional service. We are committed to fostering an environment rooted in Integrity, Diversity, Excellence, and Accountability . The WisDOT IDEA continues to drive us forward in our mission to provide leadership in the development and operation of a safe and efficient transportation system. We operate with integrity as we build trust and confidence in all our relationships through honesty, commitment, and the courage to do what is right in all of our efforts. We strive for diversity in creating an environment, including all people and opinions, which cultivates opportunities to bring varied perspectives to the work being done and decisions being made. We believe in leading by excellence by providing quality products and services that exceed our customers’ expectations by being professional and the best in all we do. We are committed to maintaining accountability, both individually and collectively, for the impact of our actions on resources, the people we serve, and each other.

    Position Summary

    This position assists in the oversight of the development of right-of-way plats for highway improvements.  This position assists in preparing and reviewing legal descriptions and right-of-way plats for a variety of transportation projects.  In addition, this position researches surveys, plans, right-of-way plats and road records.

    Salary Information

    The entry level is in schedule-range 14-15 with an annual salary of $42,640 - $48,422, plus excellent benefits.  The senior level is in schedule-range 14-14 with an annual salary of $54,080 - $62,400.  Level of position and salary will be determined based on the qualifications of the selected candidate at the time of hire. A twelve month probationary period is required. Pay for current state employees will be set in accordance with the Wisconsin State Compensation Plan.

    Job Details

    WisDOT does not sponsor work visas.  Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.

    Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check which may include FBI fingerprinting.

    Certain positions within this Department may allow remote/work from home flexibility for a portion of their work schedule, depending on the needs of the position and the work unit. This topic and any remote work flexibility that may be available will be discussed in more detail in the interview process. For positions that do allow remote work flexibility, although residency in the State of WI is not required for permanent positions, it is not anticipated that working outside of WI or bordering cities will be allowed as positions may at times need to report to office locations in WI on short notice.


    A minimally qualified candidate at the entry level must have coursework/training OR experience in ALL of the following:

    • Mathematics, including geometry and trigonometry
    • Principles and/or practices of land surveying
    • Computer programs for survey and/or Computer Aided Design and Drafting System (CADDS) applications (i.e. Civil 3D, AutoCAD, MicroStation)
    • Introduction to use of different types of land boundary legal description

    A minimally qualified candidate at the senior level must have:

    • 2-3 years of experience writing and/or reviewing land boundary legal descriptions
    • Significant experience producing Plats of Survey, Certified Survey Maps ,Subdivision plats or Right-of-Way Plats
    • Significant experience using C3D/AutoCAD and/or like survey related software


    How To Apply

    Apply online! To apply, click “Apply for Job” to start the application process. Then, you will access your existing account or to create a new account if you don’t have an account. Once you are logged in, click “Apply for Job.” Follow the steps outlined in the application process and submit your application .  Link to apply through the State of Wisconsin’s job site: :

    Your letter of qualifications and resume are very important parts of your application and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job. For instructions on developing your resume and letter of qualifications and what should be included in these materials, click here .

    Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer, voluntary demotion, or reinstatement) should complete the application process as described above by the stated deadline.

    Submitted materials will be evaluated by a panel of job experts and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Questions can be directed to Liz Nicolai at 262-548-5912 or .

    Deadline to Apply

    The deadline to apply is Tuesday, August 10th at 11:59PM.

    Last modified: 5 Aug 2021 4:33 PM | Deleted user
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