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Entry Level Land Surveyor


Location: Sauk City, WI
Posted: 01/07/2021
Deadline to Apply: Open - no deadline given by employer
More Information: Entry Level Land Surveyor


Ramaker and Associates, a 100% employee-owned company, is searching for a highly motivated Entry Level Land Surveyor to join our Civil/Survey Team.  The goal of this position is to work closely with team members and Project Managers to learn technical expertise on a variety of different projects throughout the Midwest.  This position will be based out of our Sauk City or our soon-to-open Madison, WI office.

In this role, you will learn to:

  • Address multiple concurrent survey projects for successful scope, field work, documentation, schedule and budget delivery
  • Perform survey field work including control surveys, property surveys, as-built, existing condition and topographic surveys, and construction staking services
  • Perform survey office work to develop the following or similar documents: ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey; Boundary Survey; Topographic Survey; Building Permit Survey; Condominium Plat; Land Development Plat; Plat of Survey and Certified Survey Map
  • Maintain GPS & Total Station survey equipment
  • Work closely with senior level team members responsible for survey project quality control and conformance with company standards
  • Communicate effectively with project team and clients to address project needs and technical expectations.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or technical degree with land surveying curriculum that meets Wisconsin and Minnesota minimum requirements for licensure
  • Ability to obtain Professional Land Surveying licensure in Wisconsin and Minnesota within four years of date of employment
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Word & Excel, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Trimble Surveying Software
  • Survey equipment operation and maintenance skills are required
  • Travel is expected to client locations and project sites throughout the Midwest
  • Driving to/from job sites regularly will be required.  Some extended travel including overnight stays is anticipated generally not to exceed two weeks per month.
  • Capability to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, complete hand excavations and set corners/stakes with a large hammer
  • This position requires working outdoors year-round.  Imminent exposure to outdoor weather and challenging site conditions should be expected
  • Deliver enthusiasm to learn and demonstrate abilities to go above and beyond for exceptional collaboration with clients and team members