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Licensed Professional Land Surveyor

Full-time | Bettendorf, IA

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The Quad Cities 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.

Would also be responsible for:

  • 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


  • Minimum fifteen (15) years’ experience as a Survey Crew Member 
  • 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 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 offers a flexible work environment and supports balancing personal and professional responsibilities. We are an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, veteran status or genetic information.