Field Surveyor / Chain-Man

Who We Are: Voted one of the Best Firms to Work For and Hot Firm by Zweig Group for multiple years. WestLAND Group, Inc. (WLG) is a full-service engineering, geospatial, land planning, and utility locating firm providing creative and innovative solutions to public and private clients throughout California since 2000. WLG is known as an industry leader and pioneer in the adaption of state-of-the-art technologies combining professionalism, innovation, and a strong commitment to quality service and deliverables. WLG is dedicated to finding quality candidates and offers a competitive compensation plan and an excellent benefits package, which includes the following:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • A Salary Package that Includes an Excellent Incentive Compensation Program
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account Options
  • 401k Plan with a Generous Company Match and Fully Vested
  • 401Vacation and Holiday Pay
  • Flexible Work Schedule (Hybrid Remote; 9/80; Half-day Fridays, etc.)
  • Professional Development Assistance

The Position: A Field Land Surveyor / Field Assistant is a member of a field survey team contributing to daily assigned tasks as directed by the senior team lead. Tasks include supporting the team in performing boundary, aerial control, topographic data collection, mapping, construction staking and utility as-builts.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Able to take direction from the team lead and is learning to use diverse land survey equipment such as G.P.S., conventional total station, auto/digital levels, data-collectors, office computers (CAD) and field computers,
  • As directed by a team lead able to download and upload electronic files and photos, as well as scan the field notes and other paperwork for daily assignments,
  • Develop good communication skills with survey team, colleagues and superiors,
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and prepares field truck,
  • Ensure truck has appropriate equipment for the job, set up equipment at work sites, and maintains equipment and cleans truck.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of field experience and a general knowledge of field survey equipment and practices,
  • Must be physically able to carry heavy loads (approximately 30 pounds),
  • Must have a valid California Class“C” driver license with a clean driving record,
  • Excellent technical and communication skills,
  • Ability to commit to occasional unforeseen and demanding schedules.

WestLAND Group is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic provided by law.

Job Location: California Sacramento

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