Survey Field Technician

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Work Location
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
Professional & Technical

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Survey Field Technician to join our dynamic and growing Survey-Geomatics team in Orlando, FL. 


Our local survey team has a professional services presence of 30+ years in Florida, professional mentors with a combined experience of 130 years, size and stability of a global organization of more than 60,000 associates with competitive compensation and world class benefits. This is an opportunity to build a rewarding career that provides challenging opportunities and encourages you to excel, includes challenging work environments, unique survey project types and exciting locations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform field work efforts for land surveying services of all types
  • Operate survey total station, GNSS/GPS and level instruments
  • Record survey data in field books and/or data collector
  • Maintain field equipment in a clean and secure manner
  • Perform pre-start vehicle checks to ensure operability, maintenance and safety
  • Assist with survey file processing and field calculations
  • Work on several jobs simultaneously
  • Maintain good client relations

Project Related Responsibilities:

All facets of surveying projects including but not limited to:

  • Collection of record data for boundary surveys
  • Establish project control monumentation
  • Collection of topographic information for 3D mapping
  • Coordinate with office staff
  • Providing construction layout on Wood project

Skills / Qualifications

Desired Background and Skills:

  • A minimum High School Diploma or GED is required. Preference and additional compensation will be given to those with survey-geomatics certifications or training such as the Certified Survey Technician (CST) program
  • Appropriate health and safety knowledge/training
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills and technical competence
  • Commitment to take on the challenging work within the Wood organization
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to travel to project site for extended periods of time
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
  • Preference will be given to those familiar with utility locating

Physical Demands:

  • Performing work in a variety of climate conditions including hot and cold weather climates
  • Ability to work in field walking, standing, and using a variety of hand-held equipment for extended periods is required
  • Must be able to work in a field environment and have the ability to travel as required



Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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