The Port of Portland has long standing contract with the US Army Corps of Engineers (since 1891) to maintain the Columbia River navigation channel to 43 feet. The dredging operation covers approximately 106 miles from Astoria to Portland. The Hydrographic Surveyor will work along side the Port's dredge vessel "Oregon" conducting and directing surveys in accordance with the US Army Corps of Engineers contract.
The Port is looking for a licensed Professional Land Surveyor to operating DGPS, GPS surveying instruments, terrestrial total station and electronic levels to accomplish the collection of field measurements for hydrographic surveys and upland disposal site surveys. The successful candidate will be able to process field measurements into X, Y, Z positions with point descriptions when necessary, utilizing HYPACK, Trimble Business Center and AutoCAD Civil 3D and provide data in appropriate format for the use of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, dredge Oregon personnel, and stakeholders.
This person will share the Port's commitment to safety, and valuing differences among individuals with a passion for being inclusive.
NOTE: The Port of Portland is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our employees and community. As part of this commitment, all Port employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exception and accommodation as a condition of employment. Candidates must provide proof of vaccination or have an approved exception and accommodation prior to beginning work at the Port.
* This position is FLSA exempt which means it is not eligible for overtime compensation for hours worked in excess of a 40-hour work week
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