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Survey Technician

Company: Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber
Location: Novi
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Survey Technician


Novi, MI

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Survey Technician


Southeast Michigan (Novi or Macomb)

Job Summary

Fishbeck is seeking a Survey Technician experienced in Civil 3D/MicroStation Open Roads Designer to work in one of our Southeast Michigan offices. This individual will handle a variety of job responsibilities in the field and office including construction staking, engineering design surveys, data collection, GPS, GIS mapping, mobile or terrestrial LiDAR collection, field investigation, field review, and coordination of multiple projects and clients. Candidates must have thorough knowledge of modern survey methods and equipment.

Primary Functions

  • Adjust and operate surveying instruments.
  • Compile information necessary to stake projects for construction using engineering plans.
  • Operate computerized data collection.
  • Record survey measurements and descriptive data using notes, drawings, and sketches.
  • Process survey data and create boundary, topographic, right-of-way, and as-built surveys with MicroStation and AutoCAD Civil 3D.

    Minimum Physical Requirements

    Employees will need to be able to walk, climb, and maneuver outdoors to conduct field surveys; lift and carry survey equipment; and operate company motor vehicle to travel to work sites. Outdoor work in inclement weather is necessary. Ability to read, write, and communicate clearly in person, in writing, and over the phone. Indoor work involves using a computer and other standard office equipment, sitting, standing, and light lifting. Visual acuity is necessary to perform responsibilities.

    Desired Education/Licensure

    Bachelor's degree in Surveying or Engineering, or applicable experience. Valid driver's license required.

    Desired Skills/Experience

    • 1+ years of related surveying experience.
    • Experience with MicroStation Select Series and Open Roads Designer.
    • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D.
    • Prior work on Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) projects.
    • Ability to work on construction and project sites while complying with all applicable safety requirements.
    • Work effectively both independently and as a team member.
    • Perform responsibilities with attention to detail and deadlines.

      What we offer

      Our staff members enjoy a comprehensive compensation package that includes:

      • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
      • Wellness reimbursement and activities
      • Reimbursement and support for tuition, continuing education, and professional/personal development
      • Vacation and sick time, volunteer PTO, parental leave, and paid holidays
      • 401(k), profit sharing, and stock options (we are 100% employee owned!)
      • And more!

        About Fishbeck

        Fishbeck is one of the premier professional consulting firms in the nation, with 14 regional offices and more than 550 employees. Engineering, environmental sciences, architecture, and construction management are the cornerstones of Fishbeck's services and integrated project approach. We are a hands-on and design-orientated practice with the technical capabilities and understanding to take the largest projects from internal concept to completion. Our team of experts takes pride in our commitment to reliability in design, connection to our clients, and creativity at our core.

        We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.

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Keywords: Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber, Novi , Survey Technician, Engineering , Novi, Michigan

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