Saturday , March 25 2023

PG&E Careers – Land Survey Technician

Website Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Job Description:

This position will be with the LS&ES South Valley Division working out of the Stockton Land office. LS&ES South Valley Division provides surveying support services to all lines of PG&E business including Gas Distribution and Transmission, Electric Distribution and Transmission, Substation Engineering, PG&E Corporate Real Estate, Pipeline Safety Enhancement Project, the Pipeline Centerline Encroachment Survey, and Environmental Remediation. This position will prepare legal documents, legal descriptions, CAD drawings, CAD mapping, perform field surveying, office surveying calculations, customer communications, problem solving, preparing permits with outside agencies (CalTrans, UPRR, EBMUD, etc.) and other duties in supporting PG&E’s new business and customer distribution connections to our electrical and gas systems.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine work as a member of a survey party, make precise survey measurements using conventional and state of the art surveying instruments; interpret legal descriptions of real property; make and interpret survey calculations; research, analyze, check, and adjust survey data; research title and compile evidence and documentation for boundary determination. Operate the survey vehicle.
  • Prepare maps from field notes, office data, and title searches for condemnation proceedings, obtain rights-of-way, purchase land, obtain government permits, and obtain leases and other land documents. Plot plan profiles, road cross-sections, topography, contours, and special drawings. Check mathematical computations of others.
  • Assemble information for, and processing, clearing, and correcting of rights-of-way and land matters. This work includes such duties as preparing legal descriptions of real property; preparing all routine documents necessary for the acquisition of easements by the Company ; processing necessary forms for the procuring of permits; preparing and processing quitclaims; securing signatures; securing permits; inspecting property; preliminarily investigating encroachments; and preparing clear and concise reports and correspondence.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience generating plan/profile mapping, topographic mapping and construction staking
  • Field or office experience in a land surveying capacity
  • Experience using MicroStation and/or AutoCAD
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience writing/interpreting legal land descriptions
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license or ability to obtain by first day of employment
  • Take initiative and can work with minimal direction
  • 2 years of land surveying or civil engineering experience or the equivalent in education (such as Geometry or Trigonometry) and/or experience
  • Ability to effectively work with and support colleagues
  • The physical ability to do field survey work.

Job Details:

Company: Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Stockton, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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