Pape-Dawson Engineers

Instrument Operator - Land Surveying

Location US-TX-Plano
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/26/2018 10:22 AM)
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Survey - Field


This position is a member of a three person crew that assists in the completion of land surveying projects as directed by the Survey Department Manager and Party Chief.


  • Load electronic distance measuring equipment into survey vehicle daily such as total station, level, and GPS
  • Operate surveying instruments such as prisms, theodolites, and electronic distance-measuring equipment
  • Conduct field work to ascertain the location of natural features and man-made structures on land surface, using equipment and other surveying instruments
  • Record survey measurements and descriptive data using electronic distance measuring equipment
  • Conduct construction staking for layout of streets, drains, lots, and utilities using surveying equipment
  • Maintain equipment and vehicles


  • High School graduate or GED equivalent
  • 3 years' previous experience in a similar land surveying role
  • Ability to analyze spatial and technical data, designs, or preliminary specifications
  • Operate land or site surveying instruments
  • Obtain land survey data using surveying instruments
  • Effective communication oral and written communication skills with all level of employees in an organization
  • Must be able to work between the hours of 6 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday
  • Must be dependable and reliable




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