We are a full services land development firm – you will primarily be responsible to assisting Dynamic Survey in both office and field surveys.
The Survey Intern is primarily responsible for assisting in land surveying duties. Responsibilities include a variety of technical duties in the areas of surveying, construction, operations, and maintenance in support of surveyors, staff engineers and supervisors. The Survey Intern will assist with obtaining necessary data to complete surveys on behalf of the company.
Essential Job Functions
- Perform selected survey assignments, quickly and accurately.
- Perform a variety of surveys including site surveys, boundary, topographic, plot plans, roadway utility and subdivision plans.
- Preparation and set-up of survey files for field crews.
- Prepare field notes and organize field equipment.
- Conduct grade sheet computations.
- Deed and Filed Map Research for Boundary Analysis
- Topographic/As-built Surveys and/or Boundary Survey Sketches.
- Preparation of Metes & Bounds Descriptions.
- Project Datum Conversion/Transformation.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and/or Surveying preferred.
- 0-2 years’ experience in surveying.
- Must have flexibility in daily schedule start times, particularly early mornings.
- Valid driver’s license.
- Ability to maintain and operate personal and/or company vehicle.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Familiar with AutoCAD and Land Development Desktop.
- Knowledge of field survey operations, engineering and construction industry.
- Strong technical background.
- The ability to obtain OSHA 10 safety training and OSHA 40 safety training.
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Software including Word, Excel, Outlook and Project.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Independent and critical thinking abilities.
Physical Demands of the Job
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; sit, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; use hands to finger, grasp, or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; push or pull; talk and hear; use repetitive motions.
- The employee is frequently required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
- The employee is required to have visual acuity to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading and visual inspections of site plans and survey data.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is subject the following work environment:
- The employee is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
- The employee is subject to hazards such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. This position may be assigned to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Perform surveying work transforming ideas into reality since 1958, GAI is an employee-owned engineering and environmental consulting firm. We are seeking a Survey Field Tech. This person will be responsible for the usage and care of delicate and expensive survey equipment. They will need to learn the basics of equipment calibration, have a steady hand to allow for proper measurements required for survey technical work. This person must be able to occasionally work at heights in certain environmental conditions, wade through water, and ride in a boat.
- Follows procedures
- Possess good visual and hearing skills and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities
- Good organizational skills are a must
- Work with safety in mind
- High School Diploma or Higher
- Certified Survey Technician (CST) preferred
- Acceptable driving record for insurability purposes.
- 0 – 1 year of experience.
- Must be flexible with work hours
- Willingness to travel up to 100% during the week days and occasional weekend travel and/or work.
- Ability to lift and carry between 25 and 50 lbs. routinely
- Ability to walk for lengthy periods
- Wear shirt, long pants and boots at all times as a minimum while on the job
- Ability to work in extreme heat/cold when necessary
Matthew J. Thoma
385 E. Waterfront Drive, Homestead, PA 15120-5005
T 412.476.2000 D 412.399.5469 M 412.738.5123
Site address is:
160 E. Station Square Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Entry Level Survey Technician – Kresgeville, PA and Bethlehem PA locations
- Instrument Technician, capable of operating multiple survey instruments and software platforms:
- Experience operating survey grade GPS equipment
- Experience operating robotic total station
- Alta/ACSM Land Title Surveys
- Construction Layout
- Boundary/Existing Conditions Surveys
- Record document research and plotting
- Pre-survey analysis and calculations
- Post-survey data reduction and drafting
- Plan prep and finalization
- Pre-survey construction calculations: such as building column lines, curb, underground utilities etc.
- Post-survey construction calculations: such as create stakeout cut sheets and sketch for use by client
- Experience with AutoCad software tools
Based on this description, I realize that perhaps recent grads or those about to graduate may not have the skill level required for this jo?. However, we are willing to train and start from the ground up. We typically like to get those students fresh out of school to mentor and train. We find this approach very rewarding for both the individual and the Company.
Keystone Consulting Engineers, Inc.
6235 Hamilton Blvd
Wescosville, Pa 18106
(610) 395-0971 (office), (484)-860-3549 (direct line)
(610) 391-8942 (fax)
Please visit our website at: www.KCEinc.com
US Army Corps of Engineering
The Louisville District (Louisville, KY) of the US Army Corps of Engineers has a job announcement for a land surveyor which just opened today on USAJOBS (https://na01.safelinks.
The job announcement is the first attachment to this email. Working for the U.S Army Corps of Engineers does not mean you are “joining the Army.” We are a greater than 95% civilian work force.
HOW TO APPLY: We have to hire through the USAJOBS website. Here’s the link for the job announcement with information about the position and instructions on how to apply:
Applying on USAJOBS does not obligate applicants to any commitment.
The second and third attachments to this email contain info that shows what we offer compared to other employers.
The Maryland Department of Transportation is now hiring for entry-level civil engineers and other related transportation positions. The website link is:
Many of our offices will be interviewing and hiring. You are being contacted because we believe you may have students who would be interested in opportunities like this one:
“Transportation Engineer I (Plats and Surveys)
Office of Highway Development-Plats and Surveys Division
This division provides Geomatic Engineering services for transportation projects throughout Maryland. Primary functions include: Land Surveying (including performing topographic surveys, boundary surveys, hydraulic cross section surveys, and construction/right of way stake-out surveys); Geodetic Surveying (including control surveys and support for photogrammetric and scanning operations); Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) mapping of the various surveys (including data processing and base map development); Plat development for SHA right of way plats used for the acquisition and conveyance of real property (this includes land records research and analysis); and oversight of Subsurface Utility Engineering surveys.”
More information on the various offices currently recruiting can be found at the link, as well as instructions on how to apply.
Please feel free to forward to your Career Services or Advising staff to disseminate to your students.
Michelle L. Bliss
Unit Training Coordinator
OHD Internship Coordinator
Office of Highway Development
MDOT State Highway Administration
PennDOt District 10 – Surveying Department is looking for 2 summer interns, They must be in a surveying school to respond. Freshman starting in Fall 2019 can also apply. I tried contacting various people at PSU – Wilkes Barre with no success. I though with your contacts at PSU possibly you could assist in getting this posted. See link below.
Timothy K. Thomas, P.L.S./Chief of Surveys
PA Department of Transportation
Engineering District 10-0
2550 Oakland Ave. Box 429|Indiana PA 15701
Cell Phone: 724-717-3890
Link to apply for a summer ESTI position:
Matthew D. Warner, PLS
Geomatics Regional Service Group Manager
Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc.
369 East Park Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17111
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Gateway Engineers is a multi-million-dollar full-service civil engineering firm with a diverse group of clients across both the private and public sector. Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania within minutes of downtown and the Pittsburgh International Airport, this area is lauded for its amenities and neighborhoods. The Gateway office is in a prime location for a candidate to work and play.
Gateway is rooted in the Steel City and have been in thriving for over six decades. In fact, 2019 marks our 65th anniversary, which we are proud to celebrate with clients that have supported us from the very beginning. Our exceptional project management skills and strong business relationships allow us to take an active role in shaping our community. Gateway Engineers is repeatedly recognized as a national Zweig White Hot Firm, a regional PBT 100 Fastest Growing Company, and we are one of The Top 500 Design Firms in ENR Magazine.
Sound good so far? Great! We’re looking to add to our team, read on!
This role will be responsible for:
- Performing the activities of an assigned surveying crew
- Having knowledge of compasses, tribrachs and tripods
- Having knowledge of trigonometry, geometry, algebra, coordinate geometry, and basic surveying computations
- Having knowledge of all forms of modern survey equipment
- Maintaining field notes for standard surveying operations: leveling, traversing, topographic mapping, layout, as-built surveys, boundary surveys, profile and cross-sections surveys
- Having knowledge of how to interpret control point records and data sheets, as well as locate points in the field
- Civil 3D basics: point manipulation/adjustment
- Having knowledge of surfaces, existing conditions, utility plotting
- Having knowledge of basic stormwater and E&S design/preparation
- Basic plan reading and preparation (i.e. site plans, boundary plans, highway plans, profile and cross-sections, horizontal and vertical curves, pipeline plans, foundation plans and developing existing and finished contours)
- Showing responsibility in the profession (i.e. attire, ethics, and respect for personal property)
- Having the ability to work in a team setting
- Working in and outside of office on various projects
This opportunity requires:
- Minimum two-year Surveying degree
- Obtained or working towards Surveyor-In-Training Certificate
Matthew G. Messerly Operations Specialist, Safety Tier 2
100 McMorris Road, Pittsburgh PA 15205 P: 412-921-4030 x264 F: 412-921-9960 E: email@example.com
The Gateway Engineers, Inc. On Call. On Time. On Target. www.gatewayengineers.com
Charles Larzelere, P.S.
Professional Surveyor/Project Manager
1712 MOUNT NEBO RD
SEWICKLEY , PA 15143-8526
P: 412-219-4509 F: 412-837-2607
email – firstname.lastname@example.org
cell – 412-230-3125