Survey Technician

at William Charles Construction in Rockford, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Come join the William Charles team!  As a leader in heavy civil construction, rail construction, general contracting, environmental construction and remediation, and electrical contracting, we connect people and places through the neighborhoods, rail facilities, and highways we build!

We are looking for a Survey Technician (Rockford, IL office) to join our highly skilled, professionally trained team who is dedicated to helping others – and our customers – succeed in every way.  Our past and our future are bridged by generations of employees who have propelled us forward with the passion and “we can do it” spirit they bring to the job each day.

The Survey Technician is responsible for performing a variety of tasks associated with surveying. The Survey Technician will work directly with the operations leadership, field and contactors to ensure modeling is completed for assigned projects.  This position will also be responsible for maintaining and tracking the companies surveying equipment.  The Survey Technician will report to the Project Manager.
As project are assigned, determine whether it is necessary to engage an external resource to perform modeling.  Research external resource options and pricing. Secure resource for project
Use systems to perform CAD 3D modeling for smaller projects
Load model specifications onto the equipment as required
Install GPS equipment on machinery
Troubleshoot modeling issues
Work as liaison between model company and field as issues arise
Research different options/technologies in survey equipment
Maintain a system of tracking survey equipment for issuance on projects
Survey job sites and prepare calculations for materials and quantities
Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and as-built surveys
Calculate heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics of terrain
As builts final measurements
CAD programs and calculations for materials
Various additional survey related tasks. 

Bachelor’s Degree desired; High School Diploma or equivalent required
5+ years of survey experience in construction industry preferred
Experience with using drone for surveying applications desired
Previous AutoCAD and AgTech experience preferred
Knowledge of geological description principles and methods
Knowledge of applicable laws, legal codes, and government regulation.

Any combination of equivalent education and work experience will be considered
Precise attention to details and exceptionally organized
Technical savvy
Thrive in fast-paced environment
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Occasional travel required

Must be authorized to work in the United States now and in the future


This Company is an EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans Employer

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Job Posting: 11269126

Posted On: Sep 10, 2023

Updated On: Oct 10, 2023

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