Surveyor – Madison, WI


The Surveyor position is responsible for completing both the necessary office and field work in order to research, conduct field survey, and create documents in conjunction with the Design Department.


  • Conduct physical site surveys using GPS and a Robotic Total Station.

  • Research previous survey evidence, including maps, deeds, physical evidence, and other records to obtain data needed for field surveys.

  • Prepare survey drawings and easement exhibits using AutoCAD Civil 3D.

  • Coordinate with Designers on survey needs and schedules.

  • Verify the accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 5 year’s minimum experience completing field surveying and creating drawings in AutoCAD

  • Associates degree in civil engineering or civil technology are useful, but not required.

  • Ability to manage numerous tasks/projects simultaneously.

  • Must be self-directed and work with minimal supervision.

  • Effective technical writing and analytical skills with attention to detail.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to read and understand DOT road plan and profiles and cross-sections is required.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize daily work, including tracking and managing competing priorities.

  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of management within the organization.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word

  • Position will work on projects primarily in the Madison and Southwest Wisconsin areas.


This job operates in a professional office environment and in the field collecting design information. This position routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filling cabinets, fax machines and field equipment such as tape measures, measuring wheels, pin locators and GPS survey equipment.




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