Professional Land Surveyor - Winston-Salem, NC
Job Type
Full-time
Description

The Wooten Company’s Winston-Salem, NC office is seeking a Professional Land Surveyor who will work closely with the Geomatics Practice team. This position provides the opportunity to be an essential part of the growth of our Geomatics practice while also being an integral participant in the continued growth of our firm.


Who are you? 

The Professional Land Surveyor will be comfortable in managing numerous and varying projects simultaneously and bring self-motivation, initiative, and energy to the Geomatics Department. You will be able to take survey data and make it walk and talk, understand the importance of the legal aspects of surveying, and work through potential problems. You will know when to ask questions and when to forge ahead independently. 


What will you be doing?  

The Professional Land Surveyor will be responsible for addressing the project needs of internal and external clients by providing high quality and efficient service with professional integrity and exemplifying the corporate vision and core values of The Wooten Company. These responsibilities include but are not limited to: preparation of scope and fee proposals; consideration of applicable resources, tools, and methods; survey calculations for existing conditions and existing and proposed property and easement lines; and production and certification of plats for topographic, property, and easement surveys. These responsibilities also include interpretation of construction plans and using best practices for calculating horizontal and vertical location of construction stakes.


Who will you be working with? 

The Professional Land Surveyor will be working directly with external and internal clients, and survey field and office technicians for a variety of land surveying projects. 


Where will you be working? 

This position is located in our Winston-Salem, NC office affectionately known as the City of Arts and Innovation. Winston-Salem is one of the three cities of the North Carolina Piedmont Triad with Greensboro and High Point completing the trio. The City is home to a unique and thriving downtown along with the historic Old Salem. Our office is located within walking distance of Old Salem a historic Moravian Community turned historic district with charming cobblestone roads and freshly made Moravian cookies. Our office is also walking distance to downtown including a variety of restaurants and the City of Winston-Salem municipal buildings. With a thriving artist community, plenty of outdoor parks, historical architecture, and great cost of living, the triad region is not only a great place to work, but a great place to call home.

Requirements

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Consistently utilize professional level knowledge and expertise; perform specialized duties in a highly independent manner, and responsible for project management
  • Assigned duties require the consistent use of professional judgment and application of specialized knowledge and skill required of a Professional Land Surveyor
  • Manage project related research and reconnaissance
  • Manage project field activities
  • Perform and manage project computations in accordance with statutory and standardized procedures
  • Prepare and manage preparation of project deliverables including certified professional reports and maps in hard copy and digital format prepared in accordance with statutory and standardized procedures
  • Provide recommendations for continued refinement and collective implementation of high quality and efficient geomatics practice processes, including the use of emerging technologies

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • NC Professional Land Surveyor license (required)
  • Minimum of 5 years land surveying field experience performing property, topographic, route and construction surveys
  • Minimum of Associate Degree in relative field OR comparable related experience
  • Comprehensive grasp of survey field data processing
  • Fundamental understanding of GNSS technology

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Experience and flexibility to perform field work with robotic total station and GNSS is a plus
  • Proven performance of property boundary research, computations, and platting
  • Proven competence with industry standard computer aided drafting software
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite including MS Word and MS Excel
  • Proven experience with construction plan interpretation and staking plan preparation
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player
  • Demonstrated attitude to grow personally and professionally in a mutually rewarding culture

 

COMPANY BENEFITS 

  • Medical, dental, vision options to fit your needs - High Deductible Health Plans as low as $15 per paycheck, traditional PPO plans as low as $95 per paycheck, both with exceptional 80% coverage and great provider networks.
  • Prescription drug plans
  • Company paid Life and AD&D insurance - you're covered!
  • Company paid short and long term disability - you’re covered!
  • Paid Holidays to spend time celebrating - 10 per year!
  • Generous paid time off - 12 days available immediately on date of hire!
  • Up to 4% 401(k) company matching - Free $$ for your retirement!

PERKS & TOOLS TO SUCCEED 

  • Lunch and Learn Seminars
  • Continuing Education / Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Professional Registration and Organization Reimbursement Program
  • Employee referral bonus program - know someone who’s a potential future Wootenite?  Refer someone and if they’re hired, you get a bonus!
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) — Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Supplemental life insurance options for you and your dependents at our low rates.
  • Summer Hours - flexible work schedules so you can enjoy the sunshine!
  • 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan - we share our profits and deposit the cash right into your 401(k) annually.
  • Profit-based Annual Bonus - another way we share our profits with the people who make our world go around!
  • Branded clothing reimbursement program - wear our cool SWAG at 50% cost
  • Employee Appreciate Events - we love to gather (safely) together and hang out or have friendly competitions with prizes!

ABOUT THE WOOTEN COMPANY

We are a multi-disciplinary firm dedicated to providing engineering, geomatics, building systems and architectural services to municipalities, counties, water and sewer authorities, educational institutions, mission critical facilities, and private industry across the Carolinas.


We provide our clients with consulting for civil / environmental engineering, mechanical / electrical / plumbing engineering, architecture, and GIS / surveying services. These departments work together with our team of funding specialists to provide financing assistance for many local government projects, and we pride ourselves on having helped secure over $600 million in grants and loans for infrastructure improvements and community enhancements. 


As communities across North and South Carolina face ever changing environmental and economic challenges, we remain dedicated to providing and improving the infrastructure necessary to remain one of the country's best places to live, work, and raise a family.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While in the office, this is a partially sedentary role and some job duties may require the ability to bend or stand, as necessary. This position requires some field work including exertion of a moderate amount of physical effort; requires sufficient hand/eye coordination and dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs or body to perform semiskilled repetitive movements such as drafting, data entry and/or use of other office equipment or supplies; must be able to perceive forms and colors; may require the ability to operate motor vehicles. Tasks require visual perception and discrimination as well as oral communications ability. 


WORK ENVIRONMENT 

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets. While in the field, staff may be exposed to adverse weather. 


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT 

The Wooten Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. 


RECRUTING AGENCIES, PLEASE NOTE

The Wooten Company will not accept unsolicited assistance from recruiting / search agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by recruiting or search agencies to any employee at The Wooten Company via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search/recruitment agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of The Wooten Company. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by The Wooten Company as a result of the referral or through other means.