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Surveyor-Geomaticist I

  • Job reference: NA-000939
  • Sector: Geomatics
  • Location: Atlanta
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Atkins 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.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms 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 Atlanta, GA Geomatics Group as a Surveyor-Geomaticist I

Under supervision, performs entry-level Geomatics work while developing professional proficiency. Performs all aspects of Geomatics including field surveys, raw data reduction, field calculations, CAD drafting, GIS data collection, research, and error analysis.


Quickly and efficiently determines best course of action for assigned Geomatics field work, establishing a plan of attack and the project specific system for the Geomatics services to be performed, and properly identifying the specific survey equipment to be utilized. This may include GPS, Data Collectors, Robotic Total Stations, Scanners, Laptop Computers, Wireless communication devices, etc.

Quickly and accurately performs field portion of task using available equipment and personnel. This may include construction staking, asbuilts, topographic, hydrographic, utility, property, etc.

Reduces and analyzes relevant raw data on site using applicable software such as a least squares based program.

Utilizes CAD software to prepare or adjust maps and drawings on site when applicable. 

Makes on site calculations when applicable using applicable COGO packages in the data collector software or laptop. 

Performs any other necessary and/or applicable research while in project vicinity. 

Utilizes GIS software to collect data, attribute features, and produce maps while on site. 

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


Bachelor's degree in Geomatics, Engineering, Land Surveying or related discipline. Must be proficient with survey calculations, CAD, and GIS.


Math/trigonometry computation ability; knowledge of CAD software; knowledge of ArcGIS

Good communications skills (verbal and written, including technical writing); analytical ability; proactive attitude; ability to innovate and improvise. 

Ability to make logical on the fly decisions based on a Geomatics background. 

Ability to operate as a one person field unit. 

Ability to operate field equipment, calculator, computer, CAD based software, and GIS based software. 

Ability to interpret legal descriptions and field notes. 

Ability to effectively communicate findings, make recommendations, and work with people. 

Ability to compose clear and concise reports and legal descriptions.   


LSIT preferred.  


General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork.     

Flexibility to travel is required.
Candidate 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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