Survey Technician

Reporting to: Professional Survey Manager & Survey Party Chief

Overview/General Description

A Survey Technician is assigned to a survey team that will be working on a specific or specific group of projects, which is managed by the Professional Survey Manager and the Survey Party Chief. The Survey Technician shall be able to work directly with the supervisors to complete all field work and other tasks deemed necessary to the progression of the current workloads. This person is responsible for maintaining timeframes and accuracy of their work to assure correct collection of field data. The survey Technician will also be responsible for downloading all data from the survey instruments and completing minor drafting tasks as set forth by the manager for the projects.


Minimum Requirements

  • Good communicator; strong teamwork skills
  • Knowledge of the field equipment being used
  • 1 year + Autocad with Civil/Survey Software
  • Must be able to read/Interperate Drawings/Plans
  • Ability to follow direction w/minimal supervision
  • Demonstration of basic math skills
  • Ability to interpret blueprints
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Basic computing skills including proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Ability to Multi-Task

Preferred Requirements

  • Has good personal representation
  • Ability to intuitively solve problems
  • A.S. Degree in Engineering or Survey
  • Ability to interpret advanced grading plans
  • Understanding of Coordinate Geometry

Specific Responsibilities

Technical Skill Base

  • Lead site surveys & coordinate details with site owner with minimal supervision
  • Willingness and ability to work both in field and in office
  • Operation of field equipment
  • Assuring proper photos are taken on site visitation
  • Download data from field into autocad system
  • Daily maintenance of survey equipment:
    • Charge batteries
    • Ensure equip. is clean, serviceable, etc…
  • Daily maintenance of survey vehicle:
    • Check oil, etc…
  • Daily maintenance of survey supplies:
    • Make sure vehicle is stocked for the day with hubs, lath, pins, paint, etc…
  • Proper devulsion of information to onlookers/passerbys, etc…
    • Use of pleasantries and tact
  • Perform “red lined” revisions with minimal supervision
  • Ability to perform preliminary reviews of own work

Benefit Package

  • Salary based on experience
  • Bonus at Year end Based on Individual Performance
  • Vacation
    • 5 days after probation period per schedule in employee manual
    • 10 days after 2 years
  • Blue Cross Health after 90 days.

Please forward all inquires and resumes to Human Resources.

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