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POST DATE 8/14/2016
END DATE 11/3/2016

AT-Tech Vancouver, WA

Vancouver, WA
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Act-1 Group is looking for a full-time contract employee to work onsite at Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), located in Vancouver, Washington. The Surveying and Mapping Department is responsible for providing land survey and mapping support in the maintenance, operation and development of BPA facilities. This position involves mostly office work in Vancouver, WA but occasionally may require some overnight, out of town travel.

Position Responsibilities include:
? Provide professional guidance regarding boundaries, titles and legal descriptions to BPA and contract personnel, real property service staff, and other interested parties within and contracted with the agency.
? Review and analyze vague title policies and legal descriptions and advise BPA management and/or staff of applicability.
? Analyze and resolve complex boundary surveys, create legal descriptions used to acquire real property rights for BPA facilities.
? Research BPA, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), state, county and city records for information concerning BPA right-of-ways.
? As a Professional Surveyor, check and review Record of Surveys, Boundary Line Adjustments, Partition Plats and other official documents to be recorded at various federal, state and county government offices.
? Thoroughly inspect and check deliverables for accuracy and correctness; Deliverables include computation sheets, hard-shell and sheet plan and profile maps, and legal descriptions.
? Perform Project Acquisition Land Surveyor role for internal and contracted work. This role includes:
o Provide land surveying expertise to the project team
o Oversee the identification of required tracts and create legal descriptions for each of the tracts identified;
o Oversee requests, review and certification of the tract titles; determine the best method for accomplishing the project work.
o With approval and oversight of the BPA manager and/or staff, assist in development of contract specifics.
o Track and validate check required project work for accuracy and completeness.
o Report required changes in project schedule or other problems to the Project Coordinator and Supervisor- Coordinate and prioritize the work for multiple projects.
? Utilize Microsoft Excel, ProjectWise, ArcMap, Microsoft Project and other GIS software for tracking, estimating, and reporting project work.
? Assist with process improvement efforts and supporting administrative tasks as necessary.
? Maintain databases and validate data quality through the use of automated and manual techniques to enter edit and process data sets.
? Review drawings and/or perform minor editing using the Bentley Microstation computer drafting program.

To apply for this position email your resume to referencing SO-3119LANDSURV[01] in the subject line, or call (503) 265-5591. If this position is not exactly what you are looking for, please contact our office directly to discuss your career goals and what you are looking for. Not all positions are advertised, so other suitable positions may be available. We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.