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Jacobs Surveyor in Scoville, Idaho

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Your Impact:

The surveyor efficiently organizes and maintains a field survey data to complete project tasks. Accurately calculates and records field data. Reviews project drawings and specifications, plans fieldwork methods. Also, may involve some related duties in the office when needed.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adhere to established company policies, follow all survey service line procedures and assure that the crew follows standard procedures. Perform field survey activities in accordance with standards set by the state of Idaho, and Jacobs’ project requirements.

  • Assure field crew adheres to procedures in the safety manual and uses all personal safety equipment provided.

  • Plan daily activities considering possible multiple projects to meet productivity goals set by site management.

  • May use of equipment, preparation of sketches and notes, laser scanning collection, GPS and conventional data and other electronic data collection.

  • May work without direct day-to-day supervision and make technical and supervisory decisions for projects assigned within specified limits of authority.

  • Provide input to Construction Project Manager and Construction Manager for the regarding the activities of subcontractor surveying personnel.

  • Calculates survey data from detailed drawings from sketches, plans, specifications, and written and verbal instructions using computer aided drafting programs.

  • Verifies subcontractor redline drawing data, performs computations including closure, precision, and calculations for locations of anchor bolts, embedded items, and other critical components during building construction.

  • Coordinates activities with subcontractor surveyors to verify subcontractor data is complete and accurate, performs field quality assurance of subcontractor survey activities.

  • Verifies field data and coordinates design elements into record drawings.

  • Collects survey data and generates redline drawings at the direction of the Construction Project Manager and/or Construction Quality Assurance Manager.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Construction Project Manager and/or the Construction Quality Assurance Manager.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Registered Professional Surveyor preferred

  • Bachelors in a surveying or engineering preferred

  • Knowledge of construction layout and verification of redline drawing data.

  • 5-years’ experience surveying.

  • Knowledge and experience in GPS surveying, LIDAR Equipment, and conventional survey methods.

  • 3D scanning experience desirable.

  • Geology degree or geologist experience preferred

  • US Citizenship required


The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, dealing effectively and reasonably with stress in the workplace without lost time or undue strain. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee may be asked to walk on uneven surfaces, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, hike up and down steep slopes carrying up to 50 pounds of survey equipment, bend, squat, dig monument holes, pound in stakes and rebar and other material monuments, carry and use brush cutting equipment, drive a four‐wheeler or other vehicle, climb stairs, sit for extended periods of time, Bend or stoop repeatedly or continually over time, work at a computer terminal for extended periods of time, type/key‐in data, and answer telephones frequently as needed. The employee will be required to adhere to the company’s policies, safety plan and project safety plans.

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