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  • Entry Level Land Surveyor

    Wightman & Associates, Inc.
    Job Description
    Summary:
    Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries.  Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, location, elevation and/or dimension of land or land features.  Surveyors work closely with other professionals in Wightman’s Architectural and Engineering departments.
     
    Essential Functions
    • Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports and legal descriptions of surveys in order to describe, certify and assume liability for work performed
    • Verify the accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites
    • Direct or conduct surveys in order to establish legal boundaries for properties, based on legal deeds and titles
    • Record results of surveys including the shape, contour, location, elevation and dimensions of land or land features
    • Calculate heights depths, relative positions, property lines and other characteristics of terrain
    • Prepare or supervise preparation of all data, charts, plots, maps, records and documents related to surveys
    • Write descriptions of property boundaries for use in deeds or other legal documents
    • Search legal records, survey records, and land titles in order to obtain information about property boundaries in areas to be surveyed
    • Adjust and service surveying equipment to ensure accuracy
    • Analyze survey objectives and specifications in order to prepare survey proposals or to direct others in survey proposal preparation
     
    Required Skills & Behaviors
    • Proficient in Auto CAD (Carlson), Civil 3D, and Microsoft Office
    • Structural/Architectural drafting and detailing
    • Good communication and writing skills
    • Highly motivated and team oriented
     
    Organizational Relationships
    • Reports directly to Surveying Manager or Director
     
    Required Education/Experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Surveying
    • On track towards professional licensure
       
    Preferred Education/Experience
    • Professional license already obtained
     
    Travel
    • 10-25% local travel
    Contact Information