Survey Technician

at Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson in Newark, Delaware, United States

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Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 2,000 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT, is currently ranked #60 on Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 500 Design Firms.
Position summary: Responsible for the overall completion of the data processing phase of specific field survey projects. Sponsorship is not available for this position.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Performs topographic plotting, terrain modeling, plat preparation, note reduction and design file generation
Perform office survey activities in accordance with Minimum Standards of Practice for Surveying
Operate and supervise the use of all survey equipment including electronic data collectors, levels, electronic total station, GPS and survey vehicles.
Performs office computations necessary for the completion of task assignments including QA/QC.
Tracks job progress
Completes data collector maintenance
Coordinates information for stakeout services
Analyzes raw data for mathematical closure and geometric accuracy
Prepares finished grade sheets, topographic maps, records of survey, corner records and other survey reports
Communicates the daily progress of the crew towards the project goals and/or accomplishments with the office staff
Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities
Perform other related duties as assigned



Required Experience
High school diploma or equivalent
Skills in coordinate geometry and trigonometry
Extensive knowledge in field surveying techniques, including data collection, traverse adjustments, GPS surveys, and construction stakeouts.
Familiarity with third party software for data reduction and drafting, including Microstation & AutoCAD
Familiarity with Subsurface Utility Designation and/or Test Holes
Qualifications Preferred
Related experience
Working Conditions
Work is performed within a general office environment 80% of the time. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment.
Field work is required 20% of the time, where work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs) may be required as needed.
Job Competencies
Interpersonal Savvy
Job-Focused Learning
Planning and Organizing/Time Management
If Managing others, these competencies apply
Conflict Management
Managing Performance
Job-Focused Learning
Planning and Organizing/Time Management
JMT is an , and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Job Location

Newark, Delaware, United States

Position Type


Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Job Posting: 1078876

Posted On: Nov 27, 2022

Updated On: Dec 27, 2022

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