VHB's growing Westbrook, ME office is seeking an experienced Survey Data Technician to join our Survey team. Candidates must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record.
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About the Position
Survey Data Technician | Westbrook, ME
Perform various land surveying and CAD tasks under the direction of more senior Land Surveyors including:
Operation, transport and setup of total stations, data collectors, GPS, and other land surveying equipment
Land surveying including boundary line, topographic survey, construction stakeout and utility surveys
Documenting all phases of survey work through clear field notes and data collection
Perform survey office calculations to process field data
Perform public records research to obtain deeds, plans and other pertinent documents for the project
Apply the Principles of Boundary Surveying to review and interpret deeds and plans to determine the location of boundary lines
Perform CAD functions relating to the production and development of survey plans
May perform field crew coordination and set up for all types of field surveys
Direct the activities of a survey crew when needed
Skills & Abilities
Ability to learn the proper use of GPS equipment and Robotic Instruments and mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of geometry
Understanding of the basics of boundary, topographic, construction, and utility surveys
Able to think critically
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with survey staff and clients
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry
Ability to conduct tasks independently and review work of others
Proficiency of Civil 3D software is required
HS Diploma (Associates or Bachelors degree preferred)
2+ years of progressive professional land surveying experience, including experience with CAD and/or other drafting software
Experienced in the Principles of Boundary Survey, Topographic, Construction/Utility Surveys and electronic data collection
Thorough understanding of ALTA and boundary surveys is required
Must be detail oriented, willing to travel and work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements
Ability to transport land surveying equipment, navigate and traverse through difficult terrain, environments and wooded areas
Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record
Must be able to lift 75lbs
Please submit applications online.
New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.
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