Land Surveyor Technician

Job ID 1284223 Location Quad Cities Job Type Full-Time Apply Now

Shive-Hattery’s Quad Cities office is seeking a Land Surveyor. Duties include but not limited to: boundary, topographic, and ALTA/ASCM land title surveys and construction staking including both field and office duties.

There is also a possibility of working with UAV (drone) data and 3D scanning. This is a professional path position that provides the opportunity to earn a Professional Land Surveying license with the appropriate formal education.

Primary Responsibilities Include: 

  • Maintain a current driver’s license in good standing and able to operate company owned vehicles 
  • Willingness to work outdoors and in adverse weather conditions.
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed
  • Familiarity with Civil 3D software is a plus


  • High school graduate with an interest in Surveying or a two year technical degree graduate in Surveying or Civil Design
  • Willingness to show up to work on time and perform duties on a daily basis
  • Strong work ethic ability to learn the operation and maintenance of survey equipment including but not limited to robotic total stations, GPS survey equipment, data collectors and automatic levels
  • Strong communication and collaborations skills
  • Perform office functions including drafting of plats and topographic surveys, computations and reduction of field notes
  • Be familiar with basic survey calculations including but not limited to percent of slope, angle measurement, bearing and azimuth, coordinates, traverses, differential leveling and horizontal curves
  • Ability to interpret construction plans
  • Pick points for construction staking and load into data collectors
  • Establish and set points for construction stakeout projects (curb and gutter, drop inlets, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water main, etc.)
  • Work in a team environment but also be willing to work independently
  • Follow prescribed safety practices for Land Surveying
  • Responsible for job specific quality

Why Shive-Hattery?

Our learning and teaching culture is founded on collaboration. You will learn from and teach other employees while working across disciplines. You will grow your skills and continue your professional growth at Shive-Hattery.

For certain clients, we are required to conduct drug and/or alcohol testing on employees who perform work at the client site or on the client project. Consequently, employees and/or applicants will be required to satisfactorily pass a drug and/or alcohol test prior to any such work assignment.

Shive-Hattery is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

Future Consideration: Yes

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