Stantec System

Project Surveyor

5 months ago(8/31/2017 4:54 PM)
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Your Opportunity

The Earth is top of mind for our Geomatics team. On, above, and under the Earth’s surface, we provide our clients a full range of surveying and mapping services. Through our work, we define land boundaries and analyze spatial data. Join a team of inspired and talented professionals who continually find inventive ways to get the job done better, faster, and smarter.


Join Stantec's growing Survey group in Modesto, CA!

Your Duties

  • Keeps supervisor / project manager informed of progress, problems and any changes from planned schedule and budget.
  • Works with supervisor, co-workers, and clients in a collaborative manner.
  • Develops and maintains knowledge of state and local laws, codes and regulations that pertain to land surveying and mapping practices.
  • Engages in continuing education activities. Pursues self-study, training or education.
  • Effectively performs fundamental calculations with survey software applications and prepares drawings using AutoCAD.
  • Compile and analyze boundary information
  • Topographic mapping
  • GPS/GNSS data processing
  • Construction stakeout calculations
  • Data management and project organization.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in the field as a Land Surveyor.
  • PLS in the State of California preferred
  • Experience using Trimble total stations and GPS receivers required
  • Experience in land boundary and construction staking a plus
  • Experience in Civil 3D and, or Land Development Desktop preferred.
  • Experience with Trimble Business Center a plus.
  • Must have a good driving record and Valid Drivers License.
  • Must be able and comfortable performing field survey tasks.
  • Ability to gather and organize survey research and records.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering plans and construction documents.
  • Ability to prepare calculations, alignments, and instructions for field work.

General qualities:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with a project team.

Prior to employment with Stantec you will be required to pass a drug and alcohol screen. 


Stantec offers an excellent benefits and compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, wellness program, paid vacation and holidays, stock purchase plan, commuter flex-pass, and pre-tax health plans.


Qualified candidates who are highly motivated and eager to commit to Stantec’s strategic initiative to become a Top 10 global design firm should submit their resume and cover letter, online at




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