Land Survey Intern - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
United States


Job Description

Introduction to the field of land surveying through practical experience as part of a field crew.

Key Responsibilities

Leadership and Direction
  • Perform work under direct supervision of an experienced professional and follow established procedures and clearly defined processes.

At the Operational and Company Level
  • Interact with multiple departments and peers within the organization and participate in intern program learning and development opportunities.

Do the Work
  • Set up, operate, and maintain survey equipment
  • Perform survey calculations and computer drafting and modeling
  • Use latest technology to ensure clients receive the highest quality service and end results.
  • Use 3D laser scanning and drone surveying.

Success Metrics and Competencies

Ideal candidate will consistently demonstrate...
  • Willingness and eagerness to learn.
  • Self-started with the tenacity to seek out resources to further knowledge and experience.
  • Strong work ethic with focus on quality results.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization and external partners.
  • Highly motivated and problem-solving attitude.
  • Strong sense of urgency in responding to constituents.
  • Commitment to promoting the reputation of the company through quality of work.
  • Aspirations to grow professionally and advance within the company.

Education, Work Experience, Licensure/Certifications, and Technical Requirements
  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent commensurate experience required.
  • Enrolled in community college courses, a college degree program, or formal continuing education program.
  • Focus on land surveying, GIS, or related discipline is strongly preferred.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Must hold a valid state driver's license and successfully pass a motor vehicle check.

Physical Demands and Working Environment
  • Partially indoor professional office environment which may include exposure to bright/dim light, noise, fumes, odors, and traffic.
  • Partially outdoor work environment which may include exposure to adverse weather conditions, varying temperatures, excessive noise, and/or potential hazards.
  • Mobility around an office environment.
  • Frequent and prolonged use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
  • Mobility around a job/construction site to include walking, bending, crawling, climbing, squatting, or kneeling and wearing of required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Frequent and prolonged use of data collection equipment and/or drones, necessitating walking the assigned study area to complete data collection over the course of several hours.
  • Primarily local travel during the business day.
  • Occasional lifting or carrying up to 20 pounds.
  • Occasional pushing or pulling up to 20 pounds.
  • Occasional reaching outward or above shoulder.

Note: While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, it is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary at any time with or without notice.