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Stantec Survey CAD Technician in Saint Cloud, Minnesota

Accurate data is the top priority for our Geomatics team. 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 Opportunity

You will work with direct supervision and general direction on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Surveyor. You will perform surveying, mapping and data collection activities.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Produce basic CAD drawings on assigned projects including:

  • Preliminary and Final Plats

  • Right-of-Way Plats and Mapping

  • Site Control Surveys

  • Boundary Surveys

  • FEMA Elevation Certificates

  • Topographic Surveys and other surveying services in support of engineering work

  • ALTA/NSPS Surveys

  • Prepare field notes and exhibits

  • Review field notes for completeness and clarity

  • Perform staking calculations for construction projects

  • Assist in reviewing and processing the results of field surveys, including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land features

  • Research survey records and land titles to obtain information about property boundaries and areas to be surveyed and coordinates findings with the work of engineers, clients and others involved in projects

  • Verify the accuracy of field survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites

  • Prepare data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys

  • May be required to drive company or personal vehicle to reach job sites

  • Responsible for safe operation and maintenance of vehicles, tools, and equipment

  • Perform other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Working knowledge of CAD standards and relevant software programs including AutoCAD Civil3D, MicroStation, Trimble Business Center, Microsoft Office, and related software

  • Familiar with Trimble Equipment, Software and Data collectors

  • Working knowledge of field survey methods and calculations

  • Working knowledge of local survey laws, rules, and regulations

  • Developing understanding of field instrumentation, GPS, and robotic total stations

  • Good cooperative skills in working efficiently with a team

  • Good math skills, including algebra and trigonometry

  • General knowledge of Microsoft Office Software

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work on a field crew if needed

Education and Experience

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

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience preferred as a Land Survey Technician or related field

  • LSIT preferred but not required

  • Must have good driving record and valid Driver's license

  • Prior to employment with Stantec, this position will require the successful passing of a drug screen

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-Saint Cloud

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 180002BV