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Jacobs Survey Technician in Yakima, Washington

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Your Impact:

The Inland Northwest division of Jacobs in Yakima, WA includes a team supporting our Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) client. We are looking for a Land Survey Technician and Land Survey Apprentice to join us. As part of our team your primary responsibility will be to assist in the field survey data collection and office processing of many exciting WSDOT projects in western Washington. Project tasks include:

• Performing all duties on a survey crew including operation of a variety of instruments such as levels, GNSS, data collector and multi and/or total station.

• Applying industry standard Survey and/or WSDOT practices and judgment in assisting in the preparation of location, geodetic and/or plane surveys

• Setting up and assist with Traffic Control for Survey Operations.

• Completing Site Specific Safety Plans. Taking notes manually or with the data collector.

• Editing data, access programs, and operate personal computer to calculate alignment data, triangulations, benchmarks, grades, etc

Our WSDOT client is delivering several significant design transportation projects that have regional and/or statewide significance. Some Jacobs staff are co-located with our client at the WSDOT South Central Region (SCR) Headquarters office, while field crews travel within SCR and statewide. Co-location provides our staff with many training opportunities and a seamless integration into a blended team of consultant and state employees working together to deliver these high-profile projects.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Land Survey Apprentice

Minimum qualifications include completion of at least 4 semesters or 6 quarters (or equivalent) of study in a Land Survey curriculum at a college, university, or community college.

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