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Eugene Lynne is a small unique surveying firm focused on public infrastructure. We are looking to fill a field surveyor position immediately. Candidate must be willing to learn on the job in the office and the field. Duties will include field data collection, downloading and processing data, performing quality control review of survey data, preparing plots, drawings, and stakeout files for primarily public projects.
Qualified candidate will work under the immediate supervision and direction of the Principal Surveyor to perform fieldwork tasks related to boundaries, construction, and mapping requirements of survey projects. Required to assist with uploading/downloading data and maintaining related records. Candidate will be responsible for technical performance on small projects and/or designated tasks on large projects. Work will require application of standard surveying techniques and procedures.
• Degree in, Surveying, Engineering or related field preferred;
• Minimum of 5 years of experience is preferred;
• Land Surveyor Intern (LSI) is preferred;
• Valid driver’s license required;
• Ability to travel when necessary (~35%-40%);
• Knowledge and experience using Trimble office products and Trimble field equipment is preferred;
• AutoCAD, Civil 3D and/or MicroStation/OpenRoads experience is preferred.
Qualified candidate will work on preparing Planimetric, Utility, Boundary and Topographic Surveys, ALTA Surveys, and Construction Layout. Duties include performing survey control, aerial mapping (drone/scanning), deed research, deed plotting and map checks. Candidate will review and understand local and state ordinances. Salary range anticipated is $30-$38/hr, which is dependent on the experience level. All experience levels will be considered.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Assist Party Chief with day-to-day operations.
• Operate Trimble robotic GPS, total stations and data collectors.
• Maintain a safe work environment, protect, and maintain the equipment/vehicles, accurately collect field data and locate features.
• Set stakes and iron rods, cut and clear brush, trees, etc.
• Adhere to all company policies and maintain a valid driving license.
• Research property ownership for deeds, plats, easements, dedications and other documents at local County Recorder offices and online.
• Verify the accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites.
• Establish horizontal and vertical control.
• Determine Northings and Eastings of important features and boundaries in survey areas, using theodolites, transits, levels, and satellite-based global positioning systems (GPS);
• Compute geodetic measurements and interpret survey data to determine positions, shapes, and elevations of geomorphic and topographic features. Develop criteria for survey methods and procedures.
• Identify inconsistencies and potential difficulties and make recommendations for mitigating measures.
• Record the results of surveys, including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land or land features. Calculate heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics of terrain.
• Request information from title companies, highway departments, municipalities, etc. that relate to property being surveyed and adding information to CAD drawing.
• Assemble field packets for field work, check and breakdown field notes and coordinate information & questions with Principal Surveyor.
• Preparation of Construction, Subdivision, ALTA, Boundary, Topographic, and Special Surveys, Legal Descriptions and Surveying Exhibits.
• Manage CAD generated surface models and generate accurate contours, cross sections and profile drawings for engineering design.