Staff Surveyor | Sheffler & Company, Inc.

31 Mar 2021 8:13 AM | Jason Tobias (Administrator)

Staff Surveyor
Sheffler & Company, Inc.

Firm Description:  Sheffler & Company, Inc. (SCI) is a growing Civil Engineering & Surveying firm located 12 miles north of the City of Pittsburgh in Sewickley, Pennsylvania. The company was founded by Gary A. Sheffler, Sr., PLS in 1970. The company President is Cristina L. Sheffler. Gary A. Sheffler, Jr., PE/PLS is the Principal in charge of Engineering & Surveying Services. The company is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

Job Summary:  In support of client requirements, the Surveyor position performs boundary retracement surveying, as well as general civil site work and construction layout by planning, conducting, and recording surveys. Office preparation of boundary surveys, mortgage surveys, Subdivision and Lot Consolidation Plans, Courthouse Deed Research. Management of day to day scheduling, and office setup of stakeout data for field survey crews.

Job Responsibilities:  Plans survey by identifying purpose of survey, such as, topographic, hydrographic, legal, construction, cadastral, and control; researching previous survey evidence, maps, deeds and related records; schedules travel arrangements. Locates and determines land by measuring and calculating points, elevations, lines, angles, areas, and contours; contributing information to Geographic Information systems (GIS); laying out roads and improvements. Records survey by preparing notes, records, drawings; writing legal descriptions; applying computer aided design technologies. Prepares legally defensible findings by following American Land Title Association (ALTA) and American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) guidelines, and related federal, state, and local laws and requirements. Supports legal proceedings by collecting, analyzing, and interpreting evidence; serving as an expert witness. Completes projects by coordinating requirements with acquisition, planning, development, construction, and holdings improvement departments, and government agencies. Updates job knowledge by tracking changes and developments in property law and boundary establishment and replacement; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Required Skills/Qualifications: Qualified candidates should have 3 - 5 years of combined field and office experience in the Land Surveying with a working knowledge of boundary retracement surveying, as well as general civil site work and construction layout by planning, conducting, and recording surveys. Ideal candidate should be proficient in the use of office Drafting Software (AutoCAD Civil 3D).
Candidates must display excellent communication skills and strong customer facing personality in order effectively work with clients and team members. Must also display strong organizational skills. ADA Requirements: Surveillance Skills (physical/visual), Analyzing Information, Conceptual Skills, Map Reading, Reporting Research Results, Informing Others, Verbal Communication, Documentation Skills, Legal Administration Skills, Problem Solving

Resumes can be submitted to lkoyack@shefflerco.com

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