Project Surveyor
Effingham, IL Survey
Job Type
  • Perform Boundary and Topographical Surveys, Right of way Surveys, ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, Utility Surveys and Constructional layout, for municipal, private and roadway projects.
  • Utilize Trimble Robotic, GNSS and Conventional equipment, Leica 3D Scanning equipment, and survey data collection software to take measurements and collect relevant information.
  • Perform daily import of all field collected data.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed, and professional field notes.
  • Perform general equipment maintenance.
  • Adhere to safety policies, procedures, and requirements of CDI.
  • Primarily field work, if needed some travel.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

  Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • General understanding of  the principles and practices of land surveying.
  • General understanding of CAD software.
  • General knowledge of mathematics through trigonometry and geometry and its application to field      surveying.
  • Basic computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office, Trimble, and other relevant software; Prior experience is a plus.
  • Skill in the use of surveying instruments including Trimble Robotic Total Station and GNSS equipment.
  • Familiarity with and knowledge of geographic area.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and possess strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to a safe working environment following safety policies, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve.
  • Strong organizational and  time management skills.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED is required.
  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Surveying or Geography, preferred
  • 2-5 years of land surveying experience preferred
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.
  • Must be able to start begin the working day between 6-7 am. 
  • Must be physically able to work outdoors and on construction sites under all weather conditions.

Working Conditions

Work is performed outside at various job sites.  May be exposed to all kinds of weather conditions including extreme temperatures, rain, snow, high winds, humidity, and dusty conditions.  Physical activity is required including walking, standing, carrying equipment, stooping, kneeling, and bending.  May be exposed to exhaust fumes, dust particles, insects, wildlife, plants, poison ivy, and other environmental elements.  Must be able to lift/carry 30lbs in field conditions.  Up to 10% of work performed in an office environment