Associate Field Surveyor

Posted Date 1 month ago(10/19/2020 11:57 AM)
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US-CA-San Diego
Regular Full-Time


NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


The Associate Field Surveyor will work under the close supervision of the survey party chief in the field.  The Associate Field Surveyor may direct work of subordinate members of a survey crew and/or perform duties related to survey work as directed by the Survey Party Chief.


  • The Associate Field Surveyor will have certain physical duties to perform which may include care of the survey vehicle and equipment, clearing brush, and digging holes for monument recovery.
  • The use of equipment in the field may include levels, Electronic Distance Measuring(EDM) machines, Global Positioning System (GPS) units, electronic data collectors, completers High Definition Scanners (HDS), surveyors tapes, sledgehammers (up to 12 lbs), hand hammers, hatchets, brush hooks, machetes, shovels,picks, chisels and drills.
  • Typical work sites will be deserts, forests, residential construction sites, heavy and light surface street traffic conditions, close proximity to heavy construction equipment, high rise buildings, and any site condition related with heavy or light construction.
  • Attention to detail, dependability, analytical thinking, and communication skills are a must.



  • High School diploma/GED


Certifications/Licenses: LSIT preferred but not necessary


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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