Professional Land Surveyor (RLS)

Professional Land Surveyor (RLS)

L.I. Smith & Associates, Inc. (LIS) is seeking a motivated, experienced Professional Land Surveyor to join our Nashville office.

The Professional Land Surveyor will work closely with crew chiefs and their teams on a wide variety of projects. This position requires proficiency with the use of Carlson Survey software. Responsibilities include preparing accurate drawings, maps, charts, and other survey deliverables on schedule with minimal supervision.

The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of related civil engineering work.

We are offering a $2,000 signing bonus.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, direct, and assist in leading team members in the completion of Boundary and Topographical Surveys, Route Surveys, ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, Utility Surveys, and Constructional layout for public and private entities
  • Draft, design, and layout surveys in Carlson Survey software
  • Read and interpret deeds, plats, plans, and specifications
  • Perform record research including legal records, survey records, and land titles
  • Review and approve all survey field data and drawings to ensure they meet the state-specific minimum technical standards
  • Assist Survey Manager in developing and growing client base
  • Meet project schedule requirements and deadlines
  • Coordinate with clients and workforce to resolve project challenges and conflicts

Requirements:

  • License: Tennessee Professional Land Surveyor (RLS)
  • Working knowledge of Carlson Survey software applications
  • Skilled in the use of surveying instruments and software including Trimble Robotic and GNSS equipment
  • 2- 3 years of experience as LSIT
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record
  • Critical thinking skills with strong attention to detail, the ability to prioritize and plan ahead
  • Must be physically able to work outdoors in all terrain and weather conditions/lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 8-10 years of professional surveying experience

To apply, email your contact information and resume to careers@lismith.com. Be sure to include the job title you’re applying for in the email subject line.


Landscape Architect

Landscape Architect

I. Smith & Associates, Inc. (LIS) is a full-service, integrative engineering and surveying company that provides services to the public and private sectors. We are headquartered in Paris, TN, with branches located in Portland and Nashville.

We are currently seeking a senior-level Landscape Architect to join our Portland office.

The responsibilities of the Landscape Architect will include the preparation of due diligence studies, concept plans, preliminary plans, site plans, and landscape plans. Project experiences will vary, as we provide services to both the public and private sectors, primarily in the Central and Southeast Regions.

This position provides the opportunity to work alongside our diverse team of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors to complete projects in a collaborative environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare due diligence analysis, land development concepts, design development master plans and graphic illustrations using both digital and hand drawn formats
  • Create and draw custom outdoor design plans through 3D renderings or manual sketch drawings tailored to client specifications
  • Create estimates for custom design projects keeping in mind material sourcing and budgets
  • Coordinate with clients, subcontractors, and workforce to resolve project challenges and conflicts
  • Develop master plans including plant schedule and materials list
  • Assist with attaining permits, research of city codes, and provide calculations
  • Meet project schedule requirements and deadlines
  • Support and coordinate with Project Managers and Supervisors with all phases of project development

Qualifications:

  • Tennessee Landscape Architect license
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in landscape architecture from an accredited university
  • 6-10 years of professional experience in landscape architectural site development elements and materials
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, 3-D modeling (SketchUp or other), and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Possess the ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills with strong attention to detail, the ability to prioritize and plan ahead

To apply, email your contact information and resume to careers@lismith.com. Be sure to include the job title you’re applying for in the email subject line.


Civil Engineering Intern

Civil Engineering Intern

L.I. Smith & Associates (LIS) is currently accepting applications for a Civil Engineering Intern interested in gaining professional, hands-on experience while working directly with our team of Engineers.

The internship is available for Summer 2023 at our Paris location.

Job Description:

As a Civil Engineering Intern, you will assist with various engineering projects in a variety of disciplines, including but not limited to land development projects with major tasks such as stormwater management, environmental permitting, and utility design. You will gain experience in Civil3D, AutoCAD, Trimble Business Center, and Microsoft Office applications. Interns will also perform general clerical duties as assigned.

Compensation:

$15 per hour and/or school internship credit.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparing, editing, and labeling project designs in Civil3D and/or AutoCAD
  • Create or modify project plans and specifications
  • Perform standard computations and analysis and research assignments
  • Support preparation of final design plans, cost estimates, and special provisions
  • Develop technical skills through challenging project assignments
  • Assist with maintaining records, preparing reports, and other functions as required

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a Civil Engineering program at an accredited college or university
  • Preferred GPA of at least 3.0
  • Completed 1+ year(s) of Civil Engineering courses
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Civil3D and AutoCAD drafting experience is a plus
  • Strong technical writing, analytical, and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work in individual and team environments

To apply, email your contact information and resume to careers@lismith.com. Be sure to include the job title you’re applying for in the email subject line.


Land Survey Intern

Land Survey Intern

L.I. Smith & Associates (LIS) is currently accepting applications for a Land Survey Intern. The internship is available for Summer 2023 at both our Paris and Nashville locations.

Job Description:

As a Land Survey Intern, you will spend the majority of your time working on survey crews with an experienced Party Chief. This position will require working outdoors, so you must be physically able to navigate rugged landscapes. Interns will also spend time in the office performing general design and clerical survey duties and will gain experience in AutoCAD drafting.

Compensation:

$ 15 per hour and/or school internship credit.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Party Chief with all aspects of the daily crew workload
  • Carry out a range of surveying assignments while learning the methods of work
  • Become familiar with survey equipment, data collection procedures, and various types of survey projects
  • Develop technical skills through challenging project assignments
  • Assist with maintaining records, preparing reports, and other functions as required

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a Surveying or Survey related program at an accredited college or university 
  • Preferred GPA of at least 3.0
  • Completed 1+ year(s) of Surveying courses
  • AutoCAD drafting experience preferred
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to withstand regular exposure to outdoor worksite weather conditions that may be wet and/or humid environments with extreme cold and/or heat
  • Must be able to perform tasks that require long-term standing and/or repetitive motions

To apply, email your contact information and resume to careers@lismith.com. Be sure to include the job title you’re applying for in the email subject line.


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