Survey Technician (SIT)
Jones & Carter, Inc - Houston, TX

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Survey Technician

Assist RPLS in the development of property surveys and survey analysis.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Responsibilities include analyzing and interpreting data; survey calculations; legal descriptions; preparing topographic surveys; researching, reading, and plotting deeds; preparing boundary parcel maps and ALTA Land Title Survey maps; and writing metes and bounds descriptions based on the Surveyors final boundary solution. Balancing traverse networks Prepare final topographic and boundary surveys, detailed construction drawings, topographical profiles, and related maps and specifications used in planning and construction of civil engineering projects. Draft detailed drawings of structures and installations such as roads, culverts, fresh water supply, sewage disposal systems, dikes, wharfs, and breakwaters. Perform inspection of jobs when needed and may accompany survey crew to locate construction markers or to collect data required for the preparation of construction drawings. Assist in the analysis of reports, maps, drawings, tests and aerial photographs to plan and design projects. Prepare design computations and quantity estimates. Perform design of portions of routine projects under direction of project engineer. Perform drafting on a regular basis to reduce designs to final drawings. Prepare preliminary construction, topographic and boundary surveys for review and further direction by the RPLS or Project Manager. Other duties will consist of records research and coordination of survey crews and equipment.
ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have at least 3 years of office survey experience using AutoCAD. Two year certificate from college or technical school; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with Carlson (SurvCAD), GPS and field survey a plus. Understand design layouts, boundary and topographic surveys and construction staking. Understand surveying terminology and can operate surveying equipment including total stations, transit and levels. Candidates should possess excellent oral and written communication skills along with a strong mathematical aptitude.

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