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Actalent Surveyor in Cedar Rapids, Iowa


  • Prepare field drawings and high-quality notes of each project in the field book.

  • Calculate geographic positions from survey data, property lines and other characteristics of terrain.

  • Produce and deliver control, boundary, topography, ALTA, right of way, as-builts, and construction surveying services.

  • Search legal records, survey records, and land titles to obtain information about property boundaries in areas to be surveyed.

  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot, and maintain survey equipment. Coordinate with equipment vendors as needed. Must be proficient with Trimble robotic total station and GPS equipment.

  • Prepare or supervise preparation of all data, charts, plots, map records, and documents relating to surveys.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients and deliver exceptional quality surveys that are on time and on budget.

  • Coordinate with office staff members, clients, and other key stakeholders.

  • Mentor survey staff and train staff in the use of equipment and field survey techniques.

  • Assist, train, direct, and supervise field crew and office staff members in the performance of their duties as it relates to surveying.

  • Lead and supervise the preparation of proposals, cost estimates, schedules, and invoices.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must be currently registered as a LS, LSIT, or already meet the requirements to take the LSIT exam.

  • Strong communication, organization, analytical, and interpersonal skills.

  • Preferred Software Skills: AutoCAD, Civil3D, Faro Scene, Recap and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Valid driver’s license and a willingness to travel out of town for projects and work outside.

  • Proficiency in construction staking, and performing ALTA, boundary, and topographic surveys.

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email ( for other accommodation options.