Survey CAD Technician III - Stuart, FL

Stuart, FL 34994
United States


Job Description

Work with management to prepare and finalize project deliverables and contract documents in accordance with the company standards, municipal / jurisdictional requirements, survey standards, and client requirements.

Key Responsibilities

Leadership and Direction
  • Perform work under moderate supervision of an experienced professional. Follow established procedures and clearly defined processes but occasionally apply independent judgement to address complex matters.
  • Position does not include direct supervisory responsibilities but will serve as a lead/resource among a team of colleagues in equivalent roles to share technical proficiency, guidance, and mentorship. May occasionally assist in delegation of assignments or provide feedback to managers.

At the Operational and Company Level
  • Interact professionally with internal and external clients.

Do the Work
  • Prepare working drawings from ALTA surveys for final approval and submission.
  • Use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to start and complete projects with limited supervision. May manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Convert all applicable data into electronically generated drawings and project documents with accuracy, neatness, and speed.
  • Perform horizontal and vertical computations for boundary surveys and analyses of field location and record information.
  • Read and understand client requests, municipal / jurisdictional standards and specifications, other project related documents and ensure they are adhered to.
  • Draft final house location surveys from survey crew field notes and personal field measurements of building improvements.
  • Compute horizontal and vertical positions of planned buildings, streets, curbs, etc. for stakeouts. Compile and complete.
  • Check record plats for completeness and accuracy prior to submitting for review.
  • Submit plots to various municipal / jurisdictional agencies for review.
  • Use knowledge of ALTA Land Title Surveys, topographic surveys, boundary surveys, residential and commercial construction stakeout procedures and practices when performing work.
  • Perform a variety of complex computations for traverse, record plats, boundary surveys, construction stake-outs, horizontal control, etc.
  • Conduct research using Google Earth, VDOT and/or GIS and data from other agencies.

Success Metrics and Competencies

Ideal candidate will consistently demonstrate...
  • Ablity 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.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to quality.
  • Commitment to promoting the reputation of the company through quality of work.
  • Desire to seek professional growth and advancement within the company.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple time-sensitive tasks.
  • Data analysis and interpretation skills.

Education, Work Experience, Licensure/Certifications, and Technical Requirements
  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent commensurate experience required.
  • Associate's or Bachelor's in survey, civil engineering, architecture, geography or related degree preferred.
  • Five to seven (5-7) years' relevant survey and/or CAD experience in the land development/land survey industry.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and Carlson required.
  • Surveyor-in-Training certificate preferred.

Physical Demands and Working Environment
  • Primarily indoor professional office environment and may risk exposure to bright/dim light, noise, fumes, odors, and traffic.
  • Mobility around an office environment.
  • Frequent and prolonged use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
  • May occasionally involve outdoor work environment with possible exposure to outside weather conditions, varying temperatures, excessive noise, and/or potential hazards.
  • Mobility around a job/construction site to include walking, bending, crawling, climbing, squatting, or kneeling and wearing of required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Primarily local travel during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be required according to the needs of the business.
  • Occasional lifting or carrying up to 25 pounds.
  • Occasional pushing or pulling up to 25 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.