Surveying Technician

As a survey technician, you will be responsible for the technical and administrative work of surveying, drafting, and engineering responsibilities needed by the engineering team.

This year-round, full-time position comes with a robust benefits package, including PTO, two health plans, dental and vision plans, company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, a 401 (K) with company match, and more!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs various types of surveys, including topography, vertical control, horizontal control, and stakeout.
  • Drafts topography surveys or other projects as needed using CAD software.
  • Sets up and maintains GPS rovers and machine control for field personnel.
  • Assists in the bid process by determining earthwork and other quantities using computer programs and manual methods.
  • Assists in Geographic Information Systems data collection/input and map preparation.
  • Maintains survey equipment that is self-operated and that is operated by other field personnel.
  • Supports the company's environmental compliance efforts as needed.
  • Performs any other engineering, estimating, or surveying support as needed.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply current engineering and surveying standards/practices/techniques
  • Knowledge of and ability to understand engineering manuals and applicable state and federal regulations, including MPCA NPDES permit, DOT manuals, etc.
  • Knowledge of construction practices and procedures.
  • Skill in using all applicable survey equipment precisely, efficiently, and productively.
  • Experience operating various computer equipment and software, including but not limited to AutoCAD Civil 3D, Trimble Business Center, ArcGIS, Microsoft Word, and Excel.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain MN DOT CST – 3 certifications for work on State Aid projects.
  • Ability to prioritize and carry out work assignments, individually and as a team.
  • Ability to use and operate a motor vehicle to access projects and transport equipment.

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

  • Regularly required to stand, sit, and move about work sites
  • Regularly required to drive to various job sites, including climbing on/off equipment, ladders, etc.
  • Ability to work with computer equipment and office equipment
  • Ability to lift objects to 50 lbs
  • Travel as required

Duininck is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.

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