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Jacobs Field Surveyor - Remote - Travel Required in Indianapolis, Indiana

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you’re interested in a rewarding career working with the industry’s best and most innovative professionals, then Jacobs is where you belong.

We are looking for a dedicated Field Surveyor to grow with our collaborative team and work on a wide variety of infrastructure projects. Based in your own home town in Pacific Northwest, we will ask you work on a field crew to perform surveys using GNSS and Robotic Total Station equipment with potential to travel to sites across the US and Globe.

We'll Also Ask you to:

  • Work primarily in the field on control, boundary, topography, laser scanning and other tasks on a one or two-person crew

  • Collect survey data using GNSS receivers, scanners, total stations, levels, and survey controllers

  • Produce clear and concise field notes and quality field data for office processing

  • Communicate with supervisor and office staff about important aspects of the project

  • Work outdoors in variable weather conditions and varied terrain.

  • Perform some office duties, including data download and reduction, field note reduction, calculations, processing, and quality control reviews

  • Collaborate with a multi-discipline team

  • Adhere to company policies and procedures, including safety protocols

  • Participate in department and field crew training.

  • Represent Jacobs in the field with a professional image

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Jacobs’ health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Employees have access to a 401(k) plan, as well as legally mandated benefits.

The base salary range for this position is $25.38 to $60.70. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • 2 years’ experience as an Instrument Operator, Party Chief or Survey Technician

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in applicable field

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Good social and communication skills

  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time

  • Ability to pass drug screen and background checks

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • Experience with Trimble equipment and software

  • Experience with WSDOT, ODOT, and/or ITD coding

  • CST, LSI or PLS certification


At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.