Jacobs Surveyor in Channelview, Texas



Jacobs Global Field Services is a premier provider of construction, maintenance and capital project solutions. With an ever expanding workforce of both direct hire craft and professional staff, Jacobs Global Field Services provides support to clients in petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical, consumer products, pulp and paper, automotive, mining and metals business lines across multiple markets.

Position Summary

Responsible for providing data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth?s surface for engineering, mapmaking, mining, land evaluation, construction, or other purposes.

  • Plan and conduct ground survey designed to establish baselines, elevations and other geodelic measurements

  • Determine coordinates and elevations using transits, levels and satellite-based global positioning systems (GPS)

  • Verify accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites

  • Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, and reports in order to describe and certify work performed

  • Coordinate finding with the work of engineering and construction personnel, clients and other concerned parties

  • Adjust surveying equipment in order to maintain their accuracy

  • Additional responsibilities not listed may be required


  • Minimum 4 years industrial construction/maintenance industry experience

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Climbing, Balancing, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling, Reaching, Standing, Walking, Pushing, Pulling, Lifting, Fingering, Grasping, Feeling, Repetitive Motions

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you?ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Texas-Channelview

Travel No

Req ID: FIE00066U