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Survey Field Data Specialist

  • Job reference: NA-002291
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction, Geomatics
  • Location: Henderson
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Why not...

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 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 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.


Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Henderson, Nevada as a Survey Field Data Specialist.


Major Function/Role:

Under limited direction, directs a field survey crew in performing construction, topographic, hydrographic, boundary, right-of-way, control, and special purpose surveys for a client or in support of any of the various technical services of the company.


Job Duties:

  • Directs and assists survey crew in the performance of their assignments.

  • Assists in preparing estimates of time, personnel and equipment required to perform surveys.

  • Has comprehensive knowledge of electronic data collection systems, ensuring all data is accurate, complete, and downloaded on a daily basis.

  • Performs the necessary calculations to provide field checks on data acquired.

  • Applies knowledge of plane trigonometry and plane coordinate computations to field survey problems.

  • Applies knowledge of the mathematical relationship of elements of a horizontal circular curve and its layout.

  • Has comprehensive understanding and ability to operate all typical instrumentation found on a field data collection crew to include electronic total stations, electronic levels, GPS, HDS, and other equipment deemed necessary.

  • Interprets fractional and metes and bounds legal descriptions.

  • Assists in conducting performance evaluations and reviews for supervised personnel.

  • Ensures that survey crew conducts itself in a professional, responsible manner at all times.

  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma (or equivalent) plus four years related experience OR an associate's degree in a related technical field plus two years related experience is required. Interest in pursuing a Geomatics degree highly desirable.


Special Skills:

Must possess strong math skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to give training and work direction to others. Ability to interpret legal descriptions and engineering drawings.


Professional Registrations:

CST Level IV and/or LSIT preferred.


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.


Please  view  Atkins  Equal  Opportunity  Statement  here:

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