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Survey Technician

Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH)

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Location: St. Cloud, MN
Type: Full Time
Posted: 02/08/2019
Deadline to Apply: Open - no deadline given by employer
More Information: SEH Job Posting

Job Summary:

Our Survey group located in our St. Cloud, MN office has a current position open for a Survey Technician. This will be a full-time position and the successful candidate will work alongside our surveying staff, assisting with day-to-day project related tasks both in the field and the office.

Specific responsibilities for this position include:

  • Assist with the completion of field surveys on a variety of types of projects.
  • Assist with data reduction, digital terrain modeling / surface creation, and preparation of right-of-way plats, certified survey maps and boundary surveys as well as many other types of survey documents
  • Technical assistance with writing and interpretation of easement descriptions along with courthouse research to gather property information



  • Previous coursework in a surveying program at either a two-year or four-year school.
  • Experience in basic surveying procedures including boundary / land surveys, topographic surveys, construction staking methods using Total Stations and Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
  • Experience in drafting, completing computations and an understanding of plans and easement descriptions.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Physical ability to set / pound construction hubs.
  • Ability to walk and climb over rough terrain and carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License and be able to provide own means of reliable transportation.


  • Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology or Bachelor Degree in Land Surveying or equivalent field.
  • Two (2) years of field and/or office survey experience
  • Field experience with Trimble Survey Equipment
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, MicroStation, Trimble Business Center and Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.).

Apply online at link included