• Survey Instrument Technician

    Job Locations US-OK-Sand Springs
    Job ID 2019-1141
    # of Openings
    Program and Construction Management
  • Overview

    The Survey Technician is a developmental position that assists the Survey Crew Chief by conducting field activities under direct supervision.  In this role, an employee will be expected to develop and demonstrate proficiency in regards to the essential functions of the job found below.


    • Maintain equipment by cleaning, completing preventative maintenance, and performing calibrations.
    • Maintain a safe work environment by complying with Atwell and/or site-specific Health and Safety plans by:
      • Using proper personal protection equipment (PPE).
      • Obtaining and maintaining First Aid and CPR certification.
      • Participating in the Atwell medical monitoring program.
      • Maintaining OSHA HAZWOPER certification.
    • Perform survey activities such as:
      • Leveling & traversing
      • Topographic mapping
      • Construction layout
      • As-built surveys, boundary surveys, profile and cross section surveys.
    • Perform physical tasks such as:
      • Line clearing
      • Pounding stakes
      • Setting monuments
      • Locating critical underground objects.
    • Record field notes legibly and accurately while following Atwell established Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
    • Assist in a prompt start to survey activities at the project site by assembling and setting up necessary equipment.
    • Communicate effectively with Crew Members and other survey staff using surveying terminology.
    • Communicate with Crew Chief, Project Manager, and Team Leader on workload status in order to meet designated chargeability goals.
    • Ensure product quality and Atwell reputation by following Atwell Product Quality Manual.
    • Assist in the training of field surveyors in the process of calculations, mapping, data collection, computer operations and other technical processes.
    • Good workload management skills.
    • Good communication skills, both written and oral.
    • Illustrate initiative and resourcefulness.


    • High School Diploma is required.
    • Knowledge of mathematics and measurements.
    • Must have basic knowledge of Trigonometry, Algebra, & Geometry.
    • ACSM Certification Level II or III.
    • Three (3) years of experience in CAD drafting operation and the processes and programs necessary for the review and transfer of data to map drafting.
    • Understanding of care, cleaning, and use of a variety of surveying tools and equipment.
    • Should have basic to intermediate understanding and application of the following technical skills:
      • Boundary Surveys
      • ALTA Surveys
      • Tree Identification
    • Previous Survey or survey-related internship experience is desired.


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