Staff Surveyor at Thomas & Hutton

Posted in Other about 19 hours ago.

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

Staff Surveyor

Thomas & Hutton is a growing, well-established civil engineering firm providing consulting services throughout the southeast. We are an award-winning company that has been recognized as one of the best places to work in Georgia and South Carolina. Some of our many services include Civil, Environmental, Structural and Marine Engineering; Land Surveying; Land Planning; Landscape Architecture; Geographic Information Systems and Construction Administration.

Thomas & Hutton has an opening for an experienced Staff Surveyor to join our Land Survey Department in Charlotte, NC.

are responsible for directing crews of two or more people in successfully completing a variety of field assignments. It is a supervisory position that requires high impact decisions and directing the work of others while continuing to perform the same technical duties as other crew members. The work can be both mentally and physically challenging and must be performed in a wide range of conditions.

Minimum Requirements:

Education: B.S. in Surveying or Civil Engineering or equivalent experience preferred. Registered Land Surveyor license a plus.

Experience: 3+ years experience as a Staff Surveyor preferred. Prior experience conducting boundary and topographic surveys required. Experience with boundary, topographic, ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys. Experience with transportation and utility corridor surveys a plus. Experience with Carlson SurvCE and Robotic total stations a plus.


  • Displays precision and accuracy in all assignments.
  • Must have knowledge of mathematics, including trigonometry.
  • Working knowledge of surveying instruments and data collectors.
  • Familiar with the use of AutoCAD.
  • Familiar with the use of Civil 3D
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to read and interpret plats, deeds, easements and plans.
  • Good team interaction skills.
  • Performs office surveying work requiring the application of advanced techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related surveying tasks.
  • Using prescribed methods, performs specific and limited portions of larger assignments.
  • Utilizes advanced knowledge of surveying practices and procedures (Field & Office).
  • Strong exercise of judgment is required on details of the work and in making preliminary selections of surveying alternatives.
  • Applies standard practices and techniques in specific situations, adjusts and correlates data, recognizes discrepancies in results and follows operations through a series of related detailed steps.
  • Participates in the resolution of moderate to complex survey problems.
  • Responsible for creation of survey data, calculations and computations.
  • May prepare packages containing all necessary data for field survey.
  • Compiles and reviews data from the field for completeness and provides information to the Survey Project Manager.
  • Conducts court house and property records research.
  • Processes field data and prepares topographic surveys, tree surveys, wetland surveys and utility subsurface surveys.
  • Calculates traverses and closures.
  • Prepares elevation certificates as needed.
  • Performs field checks and verifies surveys.
  • Plots land descriptions.
  • Reviews policies of title insurance.
  • May reduce survey field notes, writes land descriptions,
  • Reviews calculations and computations for topographic, boundary and ALTA survey maps.
  • Prepares design, topographic, boundary and ALTA survey maps.
  • Sets up and checks of aerial photogrammetric surveys.
  • Assists in training entry level staff surveyors.
  • Additional duties as necessary and/or required by supervisor.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work in an environment that may contain venomous snakes and insects such as ticks, red bugs, wasps, bees, hornets, yellow jackets, etc.
  • Ability stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of temperatures.
  • Ability to climb hills and walk long distances.
  • Ability to traverse different types of terrain.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 75lbs.
  • Ability to interact both verbally and written
Please note, sponsorship is not available for this position. Thomas & Hutton is a Drug-Free Workplace & E-Verify Participant

Thomas & Hutton's Mission Statement, “Relationships and Solutions for Success” describes not only our unwavering commitment to clients but also our commitment to the success, both professionally and personally, of our employees. Thomas & Hutton was named to the Best Places to Work in South Carolina and Georgia by SCBIZ and Georgia Trend, and named One of the best Civil Engineering firms to work for by CE News/Zweig White. What makes Thomas & Hutton a great place to work? Opportunities for professional development, strong benefits and compensation packages, a commitment to make our communities better for future generations, a family-oriented culture, and our reputation as a firm with extremely knowledgeable professionals who serve as trusted advisors to our clients. Visit to learn more.

Some of our many benefits include:
  • Superior Health, Dental, Vision, and Rx Insurance Programs
  • Condensed work schedule
  • Generous base compensation and bonus plan
  • Retirement Plans
  • Generous paid time off and holidays
  • College tuition reimbursement programs (Graduate & Undergraduate)
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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