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Stantec Professional Land Surveyor in Independence, Iowa

Professional Land Surveyor - ( 240002J9 )


Accurate data is the top priority for our Geomatics team. Through our work, we measure, process, and analyze spatial data and define land boundaries. We provide our clients a full range of Geomatics, surveying, and mapping services. Join a team of inspired and talented professionals who continually find inventive ways to get the job done safer, better, faster, and smarter.

Your Opportunity

You are familiar with boundary survey principles and Record Maps, Surveys and ALTAs. You are self-motivated and have the ability to work independently and/or supervise a field crew to collect data utilizing GPS/GNSS and conventional survey techniques as well as perform data reduction and drafting of the final survey product.

You will ensure the preparation of accurate, complete and value-added survey work products to consistently meet clients’ project goals. As a registered professional land surveyor, you have the authority to sign and seal survey documents prepared by you or performed under your direct supervision. Upon signing and sealing, surveyors take full professional responsibility for that work. This position works on assignments that are complex in nature where judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Sign and seal survey documents.

  • Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates the technical aspects of projects. May manage survey projects.

  • Engages regularly with clients to discuss current projects, evaluate firm performance, and identify other business opportunities.

  • May serve as the leader on the team. Coordinates activities of field crews, including providing job assignments, information, direction, and daily checking of work product.

  • Assists with business development, proposal preparation, project management, and final review for all surveys prepared (QA/QC).

  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Effective leader and communicator with team and clients.

  • Excellent cooperative skills in working efficiently with a team, and training, coordinating, and leading others in accomplishing work activities.

  • Requires advanced knowledge of local survey laws, surveying principles, techniques and procedures, occupational hazards and safety precautions.

  • Demonstrates intermediate to advanced skills in survey processing software.

  • Working knowledge of relevant technical software including AutoCAD Civil 3D.

  • Working knowledge of field instrumentation, GPS, and robotic total stations.

  • Ability to solve complex problems using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation.

  • Demonstrates strong math skills, including algebra and trigonometry.

  • Possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Geomatics, Surveying or related field & Licensed by state/province in Land Surveying or equivalent Licensure.

Minimum of 7 years of experience.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Minnesota-Woodbury

Other Locations : United States-North Dakota-Mandan, United States-North Dakota-Fargo, United States-Minnesota-Plymouth, United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis, United States-Iowa-Independence, United States-Iowa-Des Moines, United States-Minnesota-Saint Cloud

Organization : BC-1938 CommDev-US North Central

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 24, 2024, 7:57:33 AM

Req ID: 240002J9


Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans