Licensed Professional Land Surveyor

Job ID 1285974 Location Quad Cities Job Type Full-Time Apply Now


The Bettendorf, Iowa office has a full-time Licensed Professional Land Surveyor position available. 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. The successful candidate will be a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor in the State of Iowa or be able to become licensed as a Professional Land Surveyor in the State of Iowa within six (6) months of hire. 

Would also be responsible for:

  • Ability to operate and maintain survey equipment including but not limited to robotic total stations, GPS survey equipment, data collectors and automatic levels
  • 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
  • Establish and set points for construction stakeout projects (curb and gutter, drop inlets, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water main, etc.)
  • 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
  • Leading other surveyors and survey technicians would be plus
  • Pick points for construction staking and load into data collectors
  • Work in a team environment but also be willing to work independently
  • Follow prescribed safety practices for Land Surveying
  • Strong communication and collaborations skills
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed
  • Experience as a Survey Crew Chief
  • Ability to interpret construction plans
  • Responsible for job specific quality

Requirements:

  • Minimum ten (10) years’ experience as a Survey Crew Chief or leading a survey group
  • Ability to operate and maintain 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 preparation and/or review of preliminary plats, final plats and topographic surveys, computations and reduction of field notes, checking grade sheets and stakeout information
  • 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
  • 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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