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Jacobs Project Surveyor in Los Angeles, California

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 engineers, then Jacobs is where you belong.

We are looking for a dedicated Project Surveyor to grow with our collaborative team and work on a variety of land development projects.

Here's what you'll do:

  • Understand the project scope of work and the goals and expectations of the client and PM.

  • Provide input on project safety plan and ensure work activities are compliant.

  • Track schedules, project cost and time to complete for all tasks.

  • Coordinate with Technical Discipline Leads on staff requirements and development.

  • Workings with the PM prepare, monitor and adjust the project quality plan.

  • Serve as the primary project technical expert and assist with technical problem resolution.

  • Ensure project team complies with processes and procedures.

  • Provide lessons learned during the project and incorporate lessons learned on other projects.

  • Ensure that all checking and approval activities are undertaken prior to transmitting deliverables. Give particular attention to coordination of technical work between different disciplines.

  • Identify technical issues which may affect client satisfaction and act with the PM to resolve.

  • Perform or delegate technical tasks to ensure all elements of the scope of work are completed, including:

  • Field crew setup

  • Geodetic control network planning and design

  • Control survey processing and adjustment

  • Feature processing of topographic field data

  • Generating, editing and clean-up of Digital Terrain Models (DTM)

  • Title commitment review

  • Public records research

  • COGO calculations

  • Writing property descriptions

  • Obtaining permits

  • Obtaining Right of Entry

  • Ensuring all QC plans are followed

  • Work with PM to establish estimate of hours to complete each task

  • Schedule tasks

Most importantly, you’ll take action to ensure the safety, health and well-being of yourself and your team.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 6+ years of experience in surveying.

  • 2+ years of experience as a Project Surveyor.

  • Professional Land Surveying license preferred.

  • Experience with, and the coordination of, the following disciplines preferred: laser scanning, photogrammetry, remote sensing, LiDAR, CAD, GIS, subsurface utilities, or ROW acquisition.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in applicable field.

  • Proven ability to complete all technical aspects of a surveying task.

  • Must have good social and communication skills.

  • Ability to pass drug screen and background checks.

  • Reputation as a trusted and respected member of the surveying community.

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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 $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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