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Stantec Entry Level Survey Technician in Little Canada, Minnesota

Strong communities don’t just happen—they’re built. They’re creatively imagined, collaboratively planned, and readied to face tomorrow with optimism. We’re driving the future of Community Development. Our experts lead their fields, collaborating on projects that are as technically challenging as they are impactful, creative, and fulfilling. We’re a place where you can apply your passion—and find endless opportunities to help make communities more equitable, resilient, and livable.

Your Opportunity

We provide our clients a full range of surveying and mapping services. Through our work,we measure, process, and analyze spatial data and define land boundaries. We provide our clients a full range of Geomatics, surveying, and mapping services. Join a team of inspired and talented professionals who continually find inventive ways to get the job done safer, better, faster, and smarter.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Work under the direction of a Crew Chief to:

  • Set and survey primary and secondary control using survey grade GPS equipment, or total stations; and their respective acceptable methods to acquire millimeter accuracy.

  • Use GPS RTK and or total stations survey equipment and their respective data collection systems to perform Topographical / Detail survey of transportation Corridors.

  • Provide construction stakeout and volume re-measures

  • Work in off road rugged terrain, Urban and Rural conditions.

  • Work in all kinds of weather.

  • All other related surveying services in support of engineering work.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Well developed knowledge of local survey laws, rules, and regulations.

  • Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation.

  • Skilled in working with work small hand tools, EG. Axes, sledge hammers etc.

  • Demonstrates cooperative skills in working efficiently with a team and independently.

  • Demonstrates leadership through training, coordinating, and leading others in accomplishing work activities.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, and Word.

  • Ability to occasionally lift and carry up to 50 pounds; near and mid-range vision; depth perception; field of vision; work inside and outside; exposure to weather; drive; crouch; use fingers; grasp; kneel; reach; sit; stoop and bend; mechanical equipment; move objects; dirt and dust; rotate and bend neck; twist at waist; turn wrist left and right; and reach above shoulders.

  • Willingness to travel to project locations involving overnight stays; board and lodging will be reimbursed.

Education and Experience

  • Technical degree/diploma/certificate or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 1st or 2nd year students in a Survey/Civil Engineering program from a recognized institute or college is preferred.

  • 1-2 years survey experience preferred but not required

  • Experienced in GPS/GNSS and Robotic Optical Survey Instruments is preferred

  • Experienced in AutoCAD/Civil 3D is preferred

  • Trimble Business Center experience is preferred

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering plans, maps, and documents is preferred

  • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record for the past five (5) years

  • Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Survey Technician

Primary Location: United States-Minnesota-Little Canada

Other Locations: United States-Minnesota-Saint Cloud, United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 180001ZH