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Land Surveyor Technician

  • Job reference: NA-003251
  • Sector: Geomatics
  • Location: Henderson
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.


SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.


SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Henderson, Nevada office as a Land Surveyor Technician

Under general supervision, provides the strong technical skills and experience of a highly experienced technician to support engineers, planners, architects, surveyors or scientists working in transportation, development, environmental, land surveying or other technical services of the company.

  • Selects, interprets, adapts and applies guidelines, precedents and technical principles related to field of specialty, to non-routine and complex problems. May select and recommend approaches to resolve technical problems.
  • Researches and interprets background data and client needs.
  • Conducts on-site observations.
  • Monitors and updates schedules and project budgets.
  • Performs basic design calculations and scaling for supervisor's approval and/or make required computations to reduce survey notes utilizing plane geometry/trigonometry.
  • Interprets environmental assessment findings, evaluates these against EPA standards and/or other established criteria, and writes reports for review by engineer or scientists. May explore and evaluate possible approaches to improve results.
  • Performs a wide variety of complex CAD assignments, applying principles of discipline(s) supported.
  • May develop conceptual design alternatives as required by supervisor or alter final drawings as requested.
  • Assists technical professionals in preparing specifications, writing technical reports, calculating estimated project costs and man-hours, coordinating presentations to clients and performing other professional-level tasks.
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) plus six years related experience OR an Associates Degree in a related technical field plus four years related experience is required.
  • Experience using Trimble Business Center is required.
  • Experience using Starnet is preferred.
  • Experience using Leica Cyclone Software, or another type of Point Cloud Extraction software, is preferred.
  • Strong math and trigonometry computation skills. Technical writing, communication skills, and analytical ability. Good knowledge of CAD and survey software. Basic knowledge of GPS.
  • LSIT preferred.
  • Ability to access and understand legal records and field notes. Ability to operate calculator, computer and CAD equipment. Ability to interpret legal descriptions and field notes. Ability to effectively communicate findings and make recommendations. Ability to compose and write clear and concise reports and legal descriptions. Ability to travel if needed.

If position requires driving company vehicle, incumbent must have valid driver's license and a driving record that meets company policy.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


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