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Position: Professional Land Surveyor, PLS
Location: Ketchum, Idaho

Position Overview:

Benchmark Associates is seeking a Professional Land Surveyor to work in our Ketchum, Idaho office and enjoy our beautiful mountain town. Benchmark Associates provides land surveying, mapping, civil engineering, land-use planning and project management services in a team environment to solve problems that improve society – while providing employees growth opportunities. This position requires a love of working outdoors, sometimes in adverse conditions, as well the ability to work in a professional office environment.

Primary Duties may include:

• Oversee and coordinate office and field work with survey and engineering project teams.
• Prepare and coordinate boundary surveys and construction staking utilizing AutoCAD, GPS knowledge, and Trimble Business Center.
• Prepare legal descriptions for properties, roads, easements, rights-of-way, etc.
• Oversee and develop subdivision plats and Records of Survey.
• Provide direction and mentorship to survey team members.
• Assist with project scope, bids and estimates. Collaborate with in-house Engineers
• Assist with client relationships and meetings.
• Represent company to outside agencies.
• Travel to survey sites.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Current Idaho Professional Land Surveyors (PLS) License; or other PLS or LSIT and ability to obtain Idaho licensure within 1 year.
• Knowledge and ability to utilize AutoCAD Civil 3D and Trimble Business Center.
• Experience effectively managing multiple, complex survey projects.
• Good organizational skills and experience managing teams.
• Proven client communication skills.
• Willing to work in inclement weather and all type of terrain.
• Current driving license in good standing / able to operate company vehicles.

Preferred Qualifications:

• 5-10+ years of Survey experience.
• Operating drones for topographic surveying and processing the resulting data.
• Operating and processing LIDAR scanning equipment and data.
• Geodetic survey networks.

Salary Range:

VERY COMPETITIVE & determined by experience. In addition to your great salary, Benchmark Associates also offers a competitive benefit package including insurances, bonuses for qualified employees, a flexible work schedule, and the ability to work in a team-centered, collaborative, and supportive atmosphere.

Benefits:

• 401(k) with employer match
• Dental insurance
• Disability insurance
• Health insurance
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Relocation assistance
• Flexible schedule
• Employee bonuses

Candidates requiring alternative methods of application or screening should contact Benchmark Associates directly to request a reasonable accommodation.

Position: Land Surveyor

Location: Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Position Overview:

Vacancy announcement 21-R1SVNOV-10995234-DP-AB is open on USAJOBS for the position: Land Surveyor, GS-1373-5/7/9 in Coeur d’Alene, ID. The announcement opened today, 1/6/2021, and closes Tuesday, 1/12/2021.

Responsibilities

  • The duties listed are at the full performance grade level (GS-09).
  • Plans and conducts cadastral surveying projects , involving conflicting title data or fragmentary corner evidence requiring research, evaluation and the proper application of pertinent State and Federal laws, under a registered land surveyor.
  • Assembles all survey project data and performs the necessary mathematical computations involved in traverse closure, azimuth determination, state plane coordinate transformation, section subdivision, route alignment, and location.
  • Prepares preliminary and final survey plats, drawings, reports, legal records, and title descriptions for review and approval by a registered land surveyor.
  • Serves as a contract inspector ensuring compliance with contract specifications on survey projects contracted with private surveying firms.
  • Provides technical guidance and training to Forest survey personnel performing cadastral, geodetic, rights-of-way, and engineering surveys.
  • Performs maintenance, calibration, and adjustment of precision surveying instruments and related equipment.

Following is the USAJOBS link for this position: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/588616700 .

*Please read the entire vacancy announcement, particularly the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS section. If all required documents are not submitted, applicants will not be referred. Applicants must select all eligibilities for which they would like to be considered. Also as stated in the Announcement, transcripts are required at the time of application for this professional position. A copy of a diploma does NOT meet this requirement.

Position: Land Surveyor in Training or Professional Land Surveyor

Location: Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Position Overview:

The purpose of J-U-B ENGINEERS, Inc. (J-U-B) is “Helping Each Other Create Better Communities.” We foster a teamwork environment to solve problems that improve society – while providing employees growth opportunities. We are recruiting for a Land Surveyor in Training or Professional Land Surveyor to work in our Coeur d’Alene, Idaho office.

While applying technical land surveying knowledge and skills, this position will:
• Oversee survey duties and responsibilities in the office working with survey and project teams.
• Provide direction and mentorship to survey team members.
• Coordinate field crews
• Assist with bids, development and closeout of survey projects.
• Prepare and coordinate boundary surveys and construction staking utilizing AutoCAD, GPS knowledge, and Trimble Business Center.
• Prepare legal descriptions for properties, roads, easements, rights-of-way, etc.
• Oversee and develop subdivision plats and Records of Survey.
• Collaborate with in-house Engineers on projects.
• Assist with client relationships and meetings.
• Represent company to outside agencies.
• Travel to survey sites.

Qualifications:

• Current Idaho Professional Land Surveyors (PLS) License; or other PLS or LSIT and ability to obtain licensure within 1 year.
• 5-10+ years of Survey experience preferred.
• Knowledge and ability to utilize AutoCAD Civil 3D and Trimble Business Center.
• Experience effectively managing multiple, complex survey projects
• Good organizational skills and experience managing teams
• Proven client interfacing skills
• Willing to work in inclement weather and all type of terrain.
• Additional beneficial experience include:
o Operating drones for topographic surveying and processing the resulting data
o Operating and processing LIDAR scanning equipment and data
o Geodetic survey networks

Salary Range:

Determined by experience. In addition to your great salary, J-U-B also offers a competitive benefit package including insurances, bonuses for qualified employees, a flexible work schedule, and the ability to work in a team-centered, collaborative, and supportive atmosphere.

To apply for this challenging position, please visit www.jub.com

Survey Field Team Leader / LSIT (Meridian, ID; Nampa, ID)

T-O Engineers, a well-established Meridian and Nampa, Idaho civil/survey engineering firm is seeking an experienced Survey Field Team Leader or Land Survey Intern to join our Nampa OR Meridian Survey group. LSI a plus but not mandatory.

Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of survey experience
  • Experience with GPS receivers and controllers as well as Robotic total station experience, including Trimble
  • Strong knowledge of boundary, construction and topographic surveying
  • Have a good understanding of construction plans and subdivision plats
  • Have good communication skills and be a team player
  • Can physically perform the requirements of the position (must be able to lift 50 pounds)
  • Demonstrate the willingness, enthusiasm and positive attitude to show up on time
  • Work outdoors in inclement weather as well as in a professional office environment.
  • Personal appearance must be clean and professional
  • AutoCAD/Civil3D, WORD and Excel skills also a plus but not mandatory
  • A current driver’s license in good standing & ability to operate company owned vehicles, including ATV’s

Responsibilities:

  • Work in the field on topographic, boundary, transportation and construction surveys, as a Field Team Leader primarily as a one-person field crew, but occasionally on a two-person crew
  • Take accurate and clear field notes and sketches for use and review by Project Managers and Design staff
  • Perform field calculations that may be needed for construction, including closing and adjusting level loops and field traverses
  • Perform basic office duties, including data reduction, field note scanning and filing, calculations, data checks
  • Perform other duties as assigned

We are an EEO Employer, paying market salary and offering a competitive benefits package. Pay is DOE. Submit resumes at https://to-engineers.com/careers

Employee Benefits:

  • Flexible Schedule
  • 1/2 Day Fridays
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation and Personal / Sick Leave
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401 (K) Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Discretionary Profit Sharing
  • Training and Education Opportunities

Division: Survey
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

Land Survey Intern (Meridian, Idaho)

Well-established Meridian, Idaho civil/survey engineering firm is seeking Land Survey Intern or equivalent to join our Meridian Survey group. LSI Certificate a plus but not mandatory.
Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of survey experience
  • Strong knowledge of boundary, construction, and topographic surveying
  • Have a good understanding of construction plans and subdivision plats
  • Ability to draft Subdivision Plats,
  • Records of Survey, ALTAs and prepare boundary descriptions
  • Strong skills using AutoCAD/Civil3D and Trimble Business Canter
  • Experience with GPS receivers and controllers as well as Robotic total stations
  • Ability to physically perform the requirements of the position (must be able to lift 50 pounds)
  • Organized and flexible within the work environment
  • Demonstrate willingness, enthusiasm and positive attitude
  • Maintain good attendance and show up on time
  • Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather as well as in a professional office environment
  • Have good communication skills and be a team player
  • Professional personal appearance is required
  • Possess a current Idaho driver’s license in good standing & ability to operate company owned vehicles, including ATVs

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in coordinating daily crew tasks and assignments
  • Review and complete project tasks, on time and within budget
  • Perform project research and set up
  • Daily data and field note reduction, QA / QC field data, etc.
  • Perform boundary calculations for
  • Records of Survey and Subdivision Plats
  • Draft Plats and Surveys utilizing Civil 3D to company standards
  • Research and preparation of boundary descriptions
  • Perform calculations that may be needed for construction
  • Both Office work and fieldwork will be required, as necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned

We are an EEO Employer, paying market salary and offering a competitive benefits package. Pay is DOE. Submit resumes at https://to-engineers.com/careers

Employee Benefits:

  • Flexible Schedule
  • 1/2 Day Fridays
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • PTO
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401 (K) Retirement Plan with
  • Employer Match
  • Discretionary Profit Sharing
  • Training and Education Opportunities
  • Opportunities for advancement

Division: Survey
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

Position: Survey Crew Chief

Job Location: Meridian, ID

J-U-B ENGINEERS, Inc. is hiring a Survey Crew Chief to work from our Meridian, ID office. As one of the largest professional engineering companies in the Intermountain West, J-U-B delivers innovative services which allow our clients to succeed, while providing an enriching environment for our employees.

This position works under the direct supervision of a Licensed Land Surveyor and Field Crew Supervisor. The main responsibilities include acting as the Party Chief for field survey assignments with the ability to:

• Set up, adjust and operate Trimble GNSS receivers, data collectors, robotic total stations, lasers and running levels used for specific surveying tasks
• Perform complex surveying calculations
• Anticipate design needs and perform topographic and planimetric surveys, following survey standards and feature code procedures
• Measure, record, and calculate data based on information collected from various survey instruments
• Compile information necessary to stake projects for construction
• Staking Engineering plan designs in municipal, suburban, urban, and rural settings
• Search and recover public and private land corners, layout pins for property corners
• Perform field quality control of design documents
• Assist other members of the surveying team

Qualifications:

• 5 or more years previous surveying experience chiefing a field crew
• Knowledge of surveying practices and principles
• Fundamental knowledge of mathematics, geometry, and trigonometry and appropriate software to run surveying instruments
• The ability to perform physically demanding tasks in an outdoor environment in all weather conditions, and have flexibility to work long hours as workload dictates
• The ability to prioritize and delegate work, enforce safety procedures, and work independently
• A genuine desire to be part of a well-functioning surveying team

Salary Range: Determined by experience. In addition to your great salary, J-U-B also offers a competitive benefit package including bonuses for qualified employees, a flexible work schedule, and the ability to work in a team-centered, collaborative, and supportive atmosphere.

To apply for this challenging position, please visit www.jub.com.

Position: Survey Technician

Job Location: Meridian, ID

J-U-B ENGINEERS, Inc. is hiring a Survey Technician (Office) to work in our Meridian, ID office. As one of the largest professional engineering companies in the Intermountain West, J-U-B delivers innovative services which allow our clients to succeed, while providing an enriching environment for our employees.

This position works under the direct supervision of a Licensed Land Surveyor and preforms technically complex surveying calculations to support the Land Surveyor, field crews and the office. The main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Perform complex surveying calculations
• Measure, record, and calculate data based on information collected by the field crews
• Compile information necessary to stake projects for construction, using engineering plans
• Help create drawings and computer images of the locations surveyed
• Process field data, perform adjustments on the collected data, and export the adjusted data for use in Civil 3D
• Process control files, and set up project data files for survey crew use on new projects
• Assist the other members of the surveying team

Qualifications:

• Three years of office technician-level surveying experience; plus, certification as a Land Surveyor-In-Training (LSIT); or equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities
• Proficient at Trimble Business Center (TBC) Software
• Proficient at AutoCAD Civil3D Software
• Knowledge of principles and practices of land surveying, including but not limited to, boundary determination, legal descriptions, construction calculations, topographic surveying, and ALTA surveys
• Ability to prioritize work, work independently, read and interpret survey maps, deeds and engineering plans, communicate effectively orally and in writing, establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with office and field staff, developers, contractors, and the general public
• Fundamental knowledge of mathematics, geometry and trigonometry
• The ability to perform survey analysis of field data

Salary Range: Determined by experience. In addition to your great salary, J-U-B also offers a competitive benefit package including bonuses for qualified employees, a flexible work schedule, and the ability to work in a team-centered, collaborative, and supportive atmosphere.

To apply for this challenging position, please visit www.jub.com.

PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR

Sawtooth Land Surveying, LLC (SLS), a full-service land surveying company, is seeking a licensed Professional Land Surveyor for its Coeur d’Alene, Idaho office. (An experienced LSI/LSIT close to licensure may also be considered for this position.) The successful candidate will be licensed in Idaho or have the ability to become licensed in Idaho within one year of hiring. Licensure in Washington is also a plus.

Responsibilities and Duties

The Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) will manage all aspects of his or her assigned projects, including budgets and scheduling. They will train and mentor field and office survey technicians, assemble and manage project teams and communicate with senior management. They will be expected to perform their responsibilities and duties with minimal supervision. Their typical duties will include the following.

 Work as the project manager to establish project plan and objectives including time frames, budgets, staffing, and project schedule.
 Perform boundary, cadastral, and right-of-way and route surveying (analysis/reconciliation of field data, boundary determination, research, plats, records of survey, interpret legal descriptions and title documents, etc.)
 Prepare maps for plats, A.L.T.A. surveys, records of survey, etc.
 Prepare legal descriptions and exhibits.
 Perform topographical surveying and mapping.
 Direct field crew members by assigning responsibilities and overseeing all work performed.
 Effectively communicate with clients, public agencies and the general public. Communicate effectively with SLS staff. Manage team members’ project communications.
 Ensure the quality and efficiency of survey crew performance and provide leadership and guidance to crews by training, supervising, coaching and mentoring crew members. The PLS will also assist senior management with crew member performance reviews.
 Recommend changes in design, specifications, budget and schedule, consistent with project objectives, as needed.
 Meet client needs and achieve project profitability by maintaining project objectives, budget and schedule. Report results to senior management and to team.
 Maintain a safe work environment by complying with Sawtooth Land Surveying and/or job site specific health and safety plans by using proper personal protection equipment and by complying with safety guidelines and directives.
 Perform typical field surveying activities such as leveling, total station traversing, and RTK and static GPS surveying to perform topographic mapping, construction layout, as-built surveying, boundary surveying, profile and cross section surveying, etc.
 Perform physical tasks such as line clearing, monument recovery, setting monuments, and setting hubs and stakes.
 Record field notes legibly and accurately. Review crew’s field notes prior to submitting to project team. Be able to interpret electronic (raw data) files. Follow SLS established standard operating procedures (SOP).

Skills and Knowledge

 Must be licensed in Idaho, or be able to become licensed in Idaho via comity within six months. It is also very desirable to be licensed in Washington, or to be able to become licensed in Washington via comity within one year. An experienced LSIT/LSI close to licensure will also be considered.
 Have a minimum of 10 years of experience (licensed and unlicensed experience combined).
 Be experienced in the use of AutoCAD or similar programs and in the use of survey data processing software.
 Be highly proficient in mathematics and measurements.
 Be highly proficient in care, cleaning, and use of a variety of surveying tools and equipment.
 Be highly proficient in the principles of performing surveys (total station traversing, GPS, leveling, etc.)
 Be highly proficient in plan reading (i.e., topographic surveys, boundary surveys, etc.)
 Be fully knowledgeable of survey laws, ethics and technical standards.
 Be proficient in, or become proficient in, construction surveying – bridges, structures, highway construction, subdivision development, industrial development etc.
 Be proficient in, or become proficient in, principles of aerial surveying, LiDAR and photogrammetry – placement and surveying of aerial control networks, data sampling.
 Be proficient in, or become proficient in, FEMA elevation certificates, LOMA, LOMR-F. Development permitting.
 Be proficient in, or become proficient in in A.L.T.A. survey standards.
 Be highly proficient in proper safety procedures and practices.
 Maintain a current driver’s license in good standing.
 Have good workload management skills.
 Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
 Demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness.
 Adhere to product quality standards.
 Able to train and mentor survey technicians and other junior level staff.

SLS offers an extremely competitive salary (dependent on experience) and benefits package, and has a great working environment.

Send resumes to:
Sawtooth Land Surveying, LLC
Attn.: Mark Duffner
560 W. Canfield Ave., Ste 200
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815

Email: mark@sawtoothls.com
Web: www.sawtoothls.com

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