Davis Engineering & Surveying, LLC is looking for a motivated and skilled individual to fill the job of Survey Technician. The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of experience with boundary, topographic, as-built, ALTA/ACSM surveys and/or civil site development plans for residential, commercial, and/or industrial projects, construction layout and staking, and will be a self-starter, capable of working both independently and with other surveying and engineering professionals on a wide range of projects both in the office and on project sites.
- Produce necessary fieldwork for each assigned project quickly and efficiently through the use of current surveying equipment technology including GPS, Data Collectors, Robotic Total Stations, Computers, and other devices.
- Utilize CAD software to generate various surveying maps, drawings, and details from field data or other sources as required.
- Utilize CAD software to design site plans including roads, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, other utilities, erosion, sedimentation, and pollution control, and applicable details under the direction of a Professional Engineer and Registered Land Surveyor.
- Create point databases and other files for use in construction staking projects and assist field staff as required.
- Collect field data for use in project design.
- Perform any other assigned duties as the Supervisor may deem necessary from time to time.
- General Assignment Distribution - 75% Engineering & Survey Drafting / 20% Data Collection / 5% Other Tasks as Assigned
- Experience with Trimble equipment is preferred, but not required.
- General knowledge of land surveying and associated equipment and software is a plus, but not required.
- General knowledge of CAD software (Carlson a plus, but not required), Microsoft Office Suite, and other software packages.
- Appropriate communication skills (both verbal and written) and the ability to make appropriate field decisions when coordinating with co-workers, clients, contractors, and other consultants.
- Possess the ability to interpret field notes, to perform necessary courthouse research, and to communicate findings and details to co-workers and clients.
- Ability to lift/carry a minimum of 50 pounds for extended periods of time, endure adverse weather conditions, rough terrain, and inclines.
- Ability to walk at least 2 miles through rough terrain and/or a 1:1 slope.
- Position requires frequent travel (some overnight) and may require the utilization of a company-owned vehicle. The successful candidate must have a valid driver's license and an excellent driving record.
- Possess the ability to create and interpret legal descriptions and field notes, to perform research for and interpret record documents, and to communicate both findings and recommendations to co-workers, clients, contractors, and other consultants.
: DOQ (Package includes health and dental insurance, Simple IRA retirement plan, paid time-off & holidays).