Field Survey Crew
Coler & Colantonio, Inc. - Chittenden, VT

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Founded in 1986, Coler & Colantonio, Inc. is a multidisciplinary firm of engineers and scientists providing high quality engineering services across a diverse range of market segments, geographic locations (both domestic and international) and project types. We have established client bases in the energy, private and public market sectors.

In the energy sector we perform feasibility studies, survey engineering, and permitting & design services associated with transmission & distribution of electricity, natural gas and products lines; as well as offering a full range of asset management software. In the private sector, we offer services associated with environmental sampling and cleanup, permitting, surveying & design and construction of commercial buildings and residential subdivisions.

In the public sector we offer a full range of services associated with roadways, environmental assessment and remediation, water distribution and treatment, wastewater collection and treatment and software for municipal functions. We are also able to offer design/build services through a wholly owned subsidiary. We are currently looking to staff multiple survey field crews to be assigned to the Chittenden and Addison County areas of Vermont for our Energy Infrastructure Group. Positions to fill included Crew Chief and Survey Technicians (instrument person, rod person). Pre-employment background, driving and drug screening required for all positions.

Please note that all positions are temporary assignments.

Job Description:

Conduct land survey and mapping by applying the principles and theories of math, science & engineering. Perform calculations and document findings with detailed and accurate field notes. Utilize surveying equipment, including GPS and GIS and mechanical equipment to capture line of sight readings and curvature of the earth readings. Adjust and operate surveying instruments, such as the theodolite and electronic distance-measuring equipment, and compile notes, make sketches and enter data into computers.

Our land surveying department is currently looking for a Field Surveyor to work on a project in Vermont (Chittenden/Addison Region). Candidates will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of projects providing surveying support from design to construction. This is a field oriented role.

  • Working with staff involved in daily field and office efforts
  • Data collection associated with the preparation of existing conditions and property line plans
  • Property line survey and construction survey
  • Boundary research
  • The successful candidate will have 1-3 years of surveying experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Surveying Engineering is preferred
  • A thorough understanding of boundary survey, automated data collection, and GPS survey technology
  • AutoCAD drafting skills
  • Knowledge of high definition laser scanning preferred
  • Pipeline experience and Operator Qualifications a plus
Position requires long hours and physical ability to hike through a variety of terrains while carrying equipment of approximately 50 pounds. Prior experience with pipeline survey and mapping terminology and the use of coordinate-based information strongly preferred. Rod-person positions are entry-level positions available for reliable workers with good math skills. Pay dependent upon position and experience.

For more information about Coler & Colantonio, Inc. and to apply online please visit us at OR you may also contact our hiring manager, Donald Johnston at 802-453-5513 or