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Survey Technician


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Location: Minneapolis, MN; St. Cloud, MN
Type: Full Time
Posted: 01/08/2019
Deadline to Apply: Open - no deadline given by employer
More Information: Stantec Job Posting

Job Summary:

We provide our clients a full range of surveying and mapping services. Through our work, we measure, process, and analyze spatial data and define land boundaries. We provide our clients a full range of Geomatics, surveying, and mapping services. Join a team of inspired and talented professionals who continually find inventive ways to get the job done safer, better, faster, and smarter.


  • Set and survey primary and secondarycontrol using survey grade GPS equipment, or total stations; and theirrespective acceptable methods to acquire millimeter accuracy.
  • Use GPS RTK and or total stationssurvey equipment and their respective data collection systems to performTopographical / Detail survey of transportation Corridors.
  • Provide construction stakeout andvolume re-measures
  • Work in off road rugged terrain,Urban and Rural conditions.
  • Work in all kinds of weather.
  • All other related surveying servicesin support of engineering work.


  • Technical degree/diploma/certificate or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 1 st or 2 nd yearstudents in a Survey/Civil Engineering program from a recognized instituteor college is preferred.
  • 1-2 years survey experience preferredbut not required
  • Experienced in GPS/GNSS and RoboticOptical Survey Instruments is preferred
  • Experienced in AutoCAD/Civil 3D ispreferred
  • Trimble Business Center experience ispreferred
  • Ability to read and interpretengineering plans, maps, and documents is preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and cleardriving record for the past five (5) years
  • Well developed knowledge of local survey laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation.
  • Skilled in working with work smallhand tools, EG. Axes, sledge hammers etc.
  • Demonstrates cooperative skills in working efficiently with a team and independently.
  • Demonstrates leadership through training, coordinating, and leading others in accomplishing work activities.
  • Proficient in MicrosoftOffice including Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Abilityto occasionally lift and carry up to 50 pounds; near and mid-range vision; depthperception; field of vision; work inside and outside; exposure to weather; drive; crouch; use fingers; grasp; kneel; reach; sit; stoop and bend; mechanical equipment; move objects; dirt and dust; rotate and bend neck; twist at waist; turn wrist left and right; and reach above shoulders.
  • Willingness to travel to project locationsinvolving overnight stays; board and lodging will be reimbursed.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.