Survey Field Tech

An engineering, land planning, and land surveying firm with a solid reputation for its recognized clients, projects, and people, is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Survey Field Technician in its Omaha, NE office.

Survey Field Technician Description:

  1. Adjust and operate surveying instruments such as prisms, theodolites, and electronic distance-measuring equipment.

  2. Perform calculations to determine earth curvature corrections, atmospheric impacts on measurements, traverse closures and adjustments, azimuths, level runs, and placement of markers.

  3. Record survey measurements and descriptive data using notes, drawings, sketches, and inked tracings.

  4. Search for section corners, property irons, and survey points.

  5. Position and hold the vertical rods, or targets, that theodolite operators use for sighting to measure angles, distances, and elevations.

Survey Field Technician Requirements:

  • Prefer candidate to possess an associate’s degree in a surveying program or have two years experience in land surveying with career path to include LSI and eventual PLS.

  • Proficient in using GPS and Robotic Total Station.

  • Experienced in boundary surveys and construction layout.

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Ability to perform physical labor (i.e., strenuous walking, and lifting catch basin grates/manhole covers, hauling equipment) and physically maneuver around construction sites, including accessing excavations, trenches, structures and other disturbed areas.

  • Capable of lifting and carrying 50 pounds.

  • Available to work overtime including Saturdays and Sundays, as needed.

  • Available to travel when required.