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Stantec Survey Technician in Silver City, New Mexico

We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity

Our, Silver City, NM Transportation Group has a great opportunity for a Survey Technician/Land Surveyor. This role will support our projects throughout New Mexico by working on surveying and data collection for transportation and infrastructure projects. This is a great opportunity to expand your career in surveying and apply your education in Geomatics!

Your Key Responsibilities

  • 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.

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

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

  • Construction stakeout and volume re-measures.

  • Work in all kinds of weather.

  • Track and report to survey Lead daily survey costs and budget.

  • Import survey data to Civil3D to produce ground models and contours.

  • Produce Detail Base Plans using AutoCAD / Civil3D.

  • Create simple alignments and build profiles and Cross Section Sheets.

  • Cadastral calculations and compilation. Utility compilation.

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

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Willingness to travel to project locations involving overnight stays of at times several days as the project dictates. Board and lodging will be reimbursed.

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

  • Ability to work independently and with a project team.

  • Trimble Business Center experience is preferred.

  • Ability to gather and organize survey research and records.

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering plans, maps, and documents.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years survey experience, preference to Transportation corridor surveys and Base Plan production.

  • Related coursework or degree in surveying/Geomatics preferred

  • Experienced in GPS/GNSS and Robotic Optical Survey Instruments.

  • Experience with AutoCAD/Civil 3D.

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-New Mexico-Silver City

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 210000L8

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans