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Survey Technician

Company: WithersRavenel
Location: Cary
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Job Description:

Job Purpose

The Survey Technician assists the Survey Crew Chief in the documentation, surveying, and measuring of points, elevations, lines, areas, and contours for construction, map-making, land division, and titles. This person is responsible for operating and maintaining field equipment including electronic total stations, auto levels, and data collectors.


  • Acts as instrument operator for a field survey crew engaged in making plane and/or geodetic surveys for construction, topographic, right-of-way, and control survey projects
  • Gathers field survey data through use of conventional and Global Positioning System (GPS) methods
  • Sets up, adjusts, and operates surveying equipment, including electronic total station, data collector, and GPS equipment, in order to measure distances, elevations, and angles
  • Prepares field notes and drawings
  • Performs field surveying for lots, roadway, bridges, and flood control projects, including installing surveying construction stakes, tying out existing intersection ties, and locating or establishing vertical and horizontal control, right-of-way, monuments, corners, boundaries, and property lines
  • Assists the Survey Crew Chief with survey notations for surveyed field work
  • Ensures that the batteries for all field equipment are recharged each day and that the Geomatics vehicle to which they are assigned is adequately supplied and cleaned each day

    Job Requirements

    • Thorough understanding of principles and practices of land surveying
    • Experience in field surveying practices and techniques, including radial staking, uses and capabilities of survey instruments, including electronic total station, data collector, theodolites, and leveling instrument/procedures
    • Follow safety practices and report to Survey Party Chief
    • Ability to read and interpret engineering plans, collect data, and operate and maintain complex precision surveying instruments and engineering calculators
    • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
    • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with Geomatics staff, engineers, developers, contractors, and the general public

      Working Conditions

      The work is performed outdoors in such areas as landfills, construction sites, in swamps, residential neighborhoods, roadway work zones and wooded areas. To perform the essential functions of the job, incumbents may be required to perform moderately strenuous tasks, such as lifting and carrying instruments weighing up to 50 pounds over rough terrain. Incumbents may also be required to clear vegetation, dig holes, and drive stakes with hand tools.

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