Survey Technician

Information Technology
in San Diego
, CA
Reference: 19-04447


  • Reports to the Surveyor Chief
  • Performs construction layout calculations utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Works from notes, sketches, maps, and other material to develop drawings for boundary surveys, topographic surveys, ALTA surveys, Utility Record Surveys, and Land Descriptions with moderate supervision

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; May have a college or technical school degree
  • Proficiency in using Civil 3D to generate a survey drawing
  • Experience drafting land Surveys: Boundary, Topographic, As-Built, Specific Purpose, etc.
  • Ability to process raw survey data
  • Ability to understand and interpret land survey data and construction drawings
  • Experience reading and plotting legal descriptions
  • Experience in writing legal descriptions
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • A working knowledge of GIS and Lidar is a plus
  • Must be proficient in applications such as AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Land Development Desktop, and Microsoft Office
  • Familiar with various brand of data collectors and their related software
  • Basic background in Land Surveying/Geomatics
  • Strong ability to utilize technology on all projects
  • General understanding of design and drawing format and content requirements from local jurisdictions
  • Familiarity with metropolitan agencies in order to record or retrieve documents, plats or deeds
  • Minimum 2 years of office experience in Land Surveying applications required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, 5+ years of office experience in Land Surveying applications

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma