Field Survey Technician

Job Description

  • Working in various places to prepare Boundary, Topographic, ALTA and Construction layout surveys
  • Ability to interpret field information and the awareness to help prepare a survey of premises
  • Operating Topcon GPS and Total Stations to collect site information (we have incorporated Topcon Brand Instruments)
  • Ability to learn on the job from others with experience in surveying
  • Process field data and upload files to CAD system in the office and perform basic CAD drafting to draft field drawing of site
  • Extended hours while on site may be necessary to complete surveys on a timely basis
  • Maintain field equipment and trucks stocked and in good, clean condition
  • Report to work to join your daily field crew team
  • When work load is slow, ability to step in and do miscellaneous proactive tasks such as cleaning and washing work vans, tying lath, sweeping and washing garage floors


  • Prior use of, or knowledge of, survey grade GPS equipment and Total stations is preferred, but not required
  • 2 years field surveying experience or Land Surveying degree preferred, but not necessary
  • Positive mental attitude
  • Basic math skills
  • Enjoy working outside in all the elements and terrain year round
  • Ability to work well with crew members and office personnel
  • Basic computer knowledge and abilities
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, ability to swing 8 pound maul while on-site staking, ice and snow removal, bending, carrying equipment or supplies and the ability to walk long distances and/or stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to travel, including occasional overnight stays, if necessary
  • Valid Minnesota Drivers License - a motor vehicle report will be run prior to employment

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Wages
  • PTO Time
  • Medical (Employer pays 65% of premium)
  • Dental
  • HSA
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
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