Land Surveyor Jobs Forum

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TimSimpson in New Freedom, Pennsylvania

Updated 4 months ago

Work in land surveying industry - 6 Replies

I have been working in the surveying profession since June of 1997. I began at the bottom as a rodman and progressed up through the ranks of...

Michael23443 in Brooklyn, New York

Should i ask for a raise? And how much?

Hello everyone. I'm going to start out by saying that i don't have a lot of experience with the field of surveying(less than 6 months). So i started...

Bud Salyer in Morehead, Kentucky

Updated 10 months ago

Are current surveys more "accurate than a survey from 20 / 30 years ago ??? - 20 Replies

This may be a strange question. At a recent public meeting, a Civil engineer stood up and suggested that a property in our area that is listed as...

Alexander in Modesto, California

Updated 13 months ago

Do I know enough? - 29 Replies

I have surveyed for 8 months. I started as a rodmen within 3 days I was on an instrument (lieca T406) After a month I was sent out to do my own job....

Terry in Winter Park, Florida

Updated 26 months ago

Time layed off? - 21 Replies

Just curious I guess. Wondering how long alot of others have been out work for as it seems that our industry is in the dumpster for the most part. So...

settingoutandroid in Wem, United Kingdom

Setting Out Programs for Site Engineers on Google Play

Setting out programs for site engineers available on Android please review.

Rico2016 in Colorado

Railroad Dirtworks Fiasco and Boundary Dispute

Hello - Saw others got some help through you folks with boundary probs, thought would write. Appreciate in advance any help. A raised railway...

jim fretts shawnee forest illinois in Simpson, Illinois

Updated 36 months ago

Sell-out-surveying - 78 Replies

Biggest problem with surveyors-greed! Very few companies care about quality & integrity today. Most field supervisors hire guys with little or no...

GeoGuy in La Vernia, Texas

Updated 39 months ago

Need advice from those in surveying - 3 Replies

Hello all, I wanted to get some advice from those in the surveying field. I have been working as a LiDAR analyst for the past 4 and half years. I...

edicoop in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 42 months ago

Are land surveyor job opportunities growing or declining? - 266 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most land surveyor...

jimsmi in Lexington, Kentucky

Land Encroucment Question

I work on tax maps for the county. Recently a property owner came to me thinking that there is a possibility that the government in encroaching on...

janefairfax18 in Los Angeles, California

Updated 53 months ago

Do all Land Surveyors have to travel for extended periods of time? - 7 Replies

Are there Land Survey jobs that allow you to stay local and go home to your families every night?

Joe JJ in Pennsylvania

Would an AAS degree in Land Survey do me any good.

I figure an AAS in Land Survey will only qualify me for Land Survey Technician or Assistant jobs. So I guess I am wondering if these types of jobs...

Jak in Ghana

Updated 57 months ago

South Co. surveying equipment. Worth buying it? - 5 Replies

Has anybody used total stations of the South Surveying & Mapping Instruments Co.? Are they good? Do they work...

John in MD in Catonsville, Maryland

Updated 66 months ago

Breaking into land surveying - 13 Replies

I have an interest in getting started in land surveying. I have been looking at entry level type jobs such as a rodman/entry level instrument...

Holly in Provo, Utah

Updated 76 months ago

Tips for land surveyor interviews. - 2 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming land surveyor interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

Serious Business in Omaha, Nebraska

Updated 79 months ago

I'm a Professional Land Surveyor from CT seeking contract work - 5 Replies

Hello all, I'm Fred and I'm seeking some contract work, preferably as a field crew. I am fully equipped, including a robotic total station and am...

danicon in Constanta, Romania

Land Surveyor in Iraq

What kind of Salary should I be expecting working in Iraq? I've been offered a job- and been asked to quote my salary- dont know what to put?

Josue in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 81 months ago

What are the best land surveyor qualifications and training to get ahead? - 2 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a land surveyor? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective land...

Josue in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 81 months ago

How can I get into surveying with an Applied Mathematics Degree? - 1 Reply

What do I need to do in order to become a surveyor? I will graduate from college in June 2011 and I will have a B.S. in Applied Mathematics with a...

Mike in Irvine, California

Updated 83 months ago

Original Deed Vs. Current Deed - 1 Reply

I purchased a property. I've since traced the deed back to the original purchase warrant in Pennsylvania. My property is the residue of that...

ronald_6088@*****.*** in Qatar

Tips to interview a Land surveyor

Hi everyone. Does anyone can help me how to build a question to interview a land surveyor in construction industries? I appreciate your...

Jawadkhan in Satellite Provider

How we get salary in Home based surveyer jobs.

I dön't know about this. Plz tell me.

Dayone in Houston, Texas

Updated 90 months ago

Need RLPS in Houston, Texas for contract\salaried position - 2 Replies

Experience with re-plats and/or site planning is a bonus

landsurveyorsunited in Homosassa, Florida

Updated 92 months ago

Terminology - 4 Replies

Hello, colleagues! I have a question for you here. I am a russian surveyor confused with surveying terminology in english. Could someone explaine me...

Frank in Laurel, Mississippi

Updated 97 months ago

Currently in school for Surveying - 6 Replies

With all this talk about how the profession is dying, should I even bother sticking through with Surveying? Should I switch majors? Is the profession...

Frank in Laurel, Mississippi

Updated 97 months ago

is there any surveying jobs in north alabama??? im starting school nct month after 8 years feild exp. - 8 Replies

it seems like there are no jobs any more im 25 and iv been doing construction lay out for the past 8 years. i love it the last 2 i got in to the...

KMaxwell in Auburn

Updated 102 months ago

Are there really more survey jobs back East than out West? - 3 Replies

Looking on Indeed and Craigslist there are a lot of postings from the Midwest to the East Coast. Is this a real trend or smoke and mirrors?

mosurveyor in Indianola, Iowa

Updated 103 months ago

Marcellous Shelf pipe line in PA - 2 Replies

Does anyone know why that project got shut down?

Orchiemaye in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Updated 104 months ago

CAD or LEROY? - 5 Replies

I Still hand draw all of our survey plats. I am considering going to computer CAD. I want something very easy to use but professional. I looked at...

Chris in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 107 months ago

Show me the money... - 12 Replies

What are typical land surveyor salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this...

dmayne in Jefferson, Maryland

Updated 108 months ago

Any land surveying job opportunities in the Richmond VA area? - 1 Reply

Good day fellow land surveyors. I was wondering if anyone knew of any land surveying job opportunities in the Richmond, VA area? I have 4 years of...

only me in Overland Park, Kansas

Updated 109 months ago

Looking for work(arent we all) - 4 Replies

I have 25 years under my belt and been running crews for about 15 of those years.Never done any pipeline work but a lot of ALTA, boundary, topo, and...

jessica in Idaho Falls, Idaho

Updated 111 months ago

Any Success in Finding Surveyor Work if Relocating at Own Expense? - 4 Replies

My husband has been a party chief for almost 10 years, and there is nothing in the world he would rather do. He is very passionate about being a land...

joebeagles in San Antonio, Texas

Jobs in NE or Texas

I am an experienced Party Chief/Survey Tech. I have a couple more years of field work than office experience. I began surveying in the Marine Corps a...

indy in Omaha, Nebraska

Updated 112 months ago

wheres the pipeline surveying? geographically - 1 Reply

like to companies and locations.

chrism79 in Bakersfield, California

Updated 112 months ago

recently registered... any advice - 4 Replies

I am a 31yr old recently registered surveyor from S.C. I am trying to start my own business (not a smart decision) at this time. Ten years ago I...

only me in kcmo

Updated 113 months ago

Job search web sites. - 1 Reply

I dont know how many of you have been on but dont waste your time with it. It is nothing but an recrutement ad the the Army...

jobless in kansas

Updated 113 months ago

Land Survey Equipment - 1 Reply

Can anyone advise wehre to buy second hand various survey equipment. If you know links and internet address please advice. We are located in Turkey....

hntr729 in Chillicothe, Ohio

surveying job

i've been surveying for 20 years+ and have been at same company 12 years.have experience in boundary,construction,utilities,pipeline...

whiteward in Oregon

Updated 115 months ago

Advice on what to do after school. - 6 Replies

I'm currently in tenth grade at Bucks County Technical High School and in the Civil Engineering/ Land Surveying Program. I have a few questions...

scheuman3 in New Paltz, New York

surveying for an environmental company

I am currently making maps of the emergency lighting at an airport. the maps will be used for emergency exit plans. should i be getting prevailing...

omar monte in Los RĂ­os, Panama

Updated 116 months ago

Is easy to find jobs as Land Surveyor in US - 4 Replies

I am a lawful US permanent resident with baccalaurate degree in Land Surveying and more 20 years experience in my native country (Panama), am tried...

MK in Henderson, Nevada

Updated 117 months ago

Can a PLS please answer a question about charging a customer when a bill wasn't discussed? - 2 Replies

A local retired PLS has an old subdivision plan that is not recorded in the courthouse that I needed. He said he would search for the plan and...

East of Oklahoma City PLS in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Updated 117 months ago

Trimble RTK and Robotics - 3 Replies

I am a AR PLS who just started an company in on the eastern OK line. I am looking for a registared OK PLS for partner, employer or employee.

- Indeed Host in Austin, Texas

Updated 118 months ago

Job Seeking - 1 Reply

I have nearly 25 years surveying experience, doing nearly all aspects of Surveying from Pennsylvania to Arizona and I'm looking to regrow the spark I...

Iker in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Degrees homologation

Hello!I´m a spanish guy with my spanish land surveyor Engineering degree. I have 3 years of experience in doing tunnels, highway, and bridges and I´m...

mukesh kumar jha in Kathmandu, Nepal

Updated 118 months ago

land surveyor - 1 Reply

i am from nepal and now i'am in a connecticut with PR of usa.i have a two years experience in land surveyor and i had finished my BS and 16 month...

LostSoul in Cartersville, Georgia

Updated 119 months ago

Looking for work as a Party Chief or I-man - 2 Replies

Party Chief with 7+ years experience in the position, 9+ years overall. Experience includes but not limited to; Boundary Surveys, Topographic...

ThomasV in Oakland, California

california professional engineers exam - What resources?

Preparing for my California civil exam. I need other resources to study with. I purchased software, and found it useful...

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