Survey Office Technician

Position Description

The Survey Technician is responsible for the project’s CAD quality, technical, and schedule success by using AutoCAD software to provide support to surveyors by performing a variety of design/drafting activities, including routine construction layouts, detail topographic drawings, sketches and diagrams.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Process field crew survey data
  • Create stakeout data for construction layout
  • Maintain project point database files
  • Prepare base survey mapping
  • Conduct field trips to clarify/verify survey data or assist field staff
  • Produce drawings using computer assisted design/drafting equipment and software
  • Analyze sketches, notes, and/or verbal information supplied by an office/field surveyor, technician, or designer to determine the most appropriate views, detail drawings, and supplementary information needed to complete assignments
  • Revise and/or modify drawings as necessary
  • Plot, organize and assemble project related documents
  • Utilize knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematical formulas, and other physical sciences to complete drawings
  • Adhere to Company standards and methodologies
  • Maintain exceptional internal and external client relations
  • Achieve performance objectives and financial metrics (see Key Performance Indicator document)
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Associates degree in drafting/design and/or equivalent combination of education & experience
  • Minimum two (2) years applicable experience
  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD and/or Civil3D
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Proficient in Excel and able to Integrate Excel with AutoCAD and/or GIS as needed
  • Strong understanding of how to coordinate drawings between disciplines and ability to identify drawing conflicts between the disciplines
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to travel to the corporate office as...