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Construction Surveyor

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Construction Surveyor job summary

Our busy firm is seeking an experienced construction surveyor to measure, inspect, and document property boundaries. We’re looking for someone with 2 or more years of survey experience who can advise clients, engineers, and project managers of any potential issues within their boundary lines. The ideal candidate will have a firm grasp on the methods, principles, and practice of surveying. If you are a licensed surveyor with excellent time management, problem-solving, and communication skills, we’d like to tell you more. Please apply today.

Location

Ashburn, VA
Construction Surveyor responsibilities
  • Interface with cartographers, civil engineers, and project managers to develop detailed design documentation
  • Examine land boundaries and property lines by researching previous land records, legal descriptions, survey records, land titles, and other documentation
  • Survey the site to gather information and precise measurements on geographic, hydrographic, and topographic features
  • Utilize surveying instruments such as total stations, builder’s levels, robotics, and GPS (global positioning systems) to measure distances accurately
  • Create digital maps and reports using GIS (geographic information systems) technology
  • Advise clients, architects, and construction managers of any on-site conditions, building defects, or potential environmental impacts within boundary lines
  • Prepare reports for official property boundaries on leases, deeds, plots, and legal documents
  • Perform layout work, check as-built conditions, and stake out clearing boundaries and reference points on site
Construction Surveyor qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, building or land surveying technology, cartography, or a related field is required
  • 2 years of experience as a construction surveyor, land surveyor, or cartographer is needed
  • Licensure through the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Knowledge of fundamentals of surveying, trigonometry, mapmaking, and the methods, principles, and practice of surveying
  • Excellent time management, problem-solving, and communication skills
Construction Surveyor compensation

$63,871 (National Average)

30%

more quality candidates at 1/10 of the average cost per hire.

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