Survey Technician

As a Survey Technician, you will work outdoors as a member of a survey crew, so you must be physically able to navigate all landscapes and weather conditions.


  • Adjust and operate surveying instruments including prisms, total stations, GPS/Robotic Total Stations, and auto-levels
  • Record survey measurements and descriptive data using notes, drawings, sketches, and data collection files
  • Perform manual labor, such as cutting brush to clear lines, carrying stakes, rebar, and other items, and staking survey monumentation
  • Know, understand, and demonstrate safe working/operating methods of assigned tools and equipment
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • 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
  • Ability to work out-of-town

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma
  • Valid driver’s license

Physical Requirements:

Work requires light physical exertion (up to 30 pounds) on a continuous basis (over 50% of time); or moderate physical exertion (up to 50 pounds) on a frequent basis (up to 50% of time); or heavy physical exertion on an occasional basis (up to 15% of time).

Environmental Conditions:

Work involves frequent exposure to unpleasant working conditions or undesirable elements, may involve exposure to a variety of elements which are potentially hazardous or harmful which require exercise of well-defined precautions for protection from injury or illness.

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive salary; Referral bonus
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits. LIS pays 65% of employee’s medical premiums
  • Company provided life insurance; Additional Life Insurance available for employee
  • Retirement plan with a 3% company match
  • Emergency care fund
  • Childcare stipend
  • Bi-weekly pay periods
  • 10 paid holidays; 40 hours of paid time off (PTO) received after the completion of 90-day probationary period
  • Support for industry training and certifications; Tuition reimbursement
  • Opportunity for advancement; Reviews conducted annually
  • Staff awards and recognition programs throughout the year
  • Fitness membership discount; Wellness program; Virtual medical visits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or contracted