Survey Technician at Arcadis U.S.Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in General Business 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets.

We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world's most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Role description:

Arcadis is seeking a Survey Technician to join our team. This is a remote position, but the candidate must be available during typical Eastern Time Zone business hours (8a-5p). We are looking for a candidate with strong organizational and teambuilding skills, who feels comfortable with a dynamic workflow.

By leveraging your existing skills in land surveying, you will help develop the expansion of North America's railroad network by assisting Class I and Class II railroads manage their real estate assets. We perform a variety of surveying tasks, including ALTA Surveys, forensic surveying, deed research, mapping, and assisting with environmental tasks.

As part of our Resilience Environment team, you'll help improve quality of life. You will work alongside Surveyors, Engineers, Senior Scientists, Project/Program Managers, and Technical Experts on various activities in support of diverse environmental assessment and remediation projects. Having the ability to clearly and simply communicate with those having limited understanding of land surveying provides you with the opportunity to be a niche expert for other Arcadians.

Role accountabilities:

Our services encompass a range of responsibilities aimed at engineering design and optimization support for different railroads and their desire to develop their land for future development.

This position requires extensive knowledge of field-to-finish processing of survey data. You are detail oriented, able to work decisively and independently with a minimum of supervision, possess a strong willingness to collaborate with other team members, be attentive to quality and willing to take on responsibility. You will be presented with leading edge technology and access to state-of-the art software tools. Therefore, this position is ideal for a high-level performer wishing to establish a career position with a leading international firm.

Our services encompass a range of responsibilities aimed at engineering design and optimization support for different railroads and their desire to develop their land for future development.

This position requires extensive knowledge of field-to-finish processing of survey data. You are detail oriented, able to work decisively and independently with a minimum of supervision, possess a strong willingness to collaborate with other team members, be attentive to quality and willing to take on responsibility. You will be presented with leading edge technology and access to state-of-the art software tools. Therefore, this position is ideal for a high-level performer wishing to establish a career position with a leading international firm.

Your responsibilities will include but aren't limited to:


  • Leverage a strong understanding of surveying mathematics, data adjustments, property boundaries, surface modeling, analyzing the quality of data, and processing of field data, including GPS.
  • Produce detailed and attractive exhibits, plats, and maps using strong CAD production skills, with a keen eye toward quality control and accuracy.
  • Read and analyze legal descriptions and write accurate metes and bounds descriptions.
  • Exercise your investigative skills performing deed research online.
  • Tackle interesting questions and problems using your analytical, problem solving, and multitasking skills.
  • Collaborate with other Arcadians as an active and engaged team player who will respond positively and enthusiastically to training to stay current with technology.
  • Take pride in the experience your career has brought you through pursuing accreditation (such as Certified Survey Technician, Land Survey Intern, etc.).

In summary, the ideal candidate will have land survey experience and be proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microsoft Office, and field-to-finish data processing. A focus on health and safety, as well as strong skills in remote collaboration using tools like OneDrive, SharePoint, and BIM 360, is essential. While knowledge of Bentley OpenRoads Designer is attractive but not necessary, a willingness to occasionally travel overnight for short periods (2-4 days) is also preferred. These attributes will enable you to excel in a collaborative team environment, contribute to projects, and build a long-term career path.

Qualifications & Experience:

Required Qualifications


  • High School Diploma required.
  • 2 years' experience as a Land Survey Technician.
  • 2 years' experience with Autodesk Civil 3D.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active and current certificate with NSPS for Certified Survey Technician Level III - Office, or willingness to pursue.
  • Experience with surveying for railroad or transportation needs.
  • Experience with Bentley OpenRoads Designer.
  • Experience with ArcGIS.

Why Arcadis?

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It's why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

You'll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you'll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Join Arcadis. Create a Legacy.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Arcadis offers benefits for full time and part time positions. These benefits include medical, dental, and vision, EAP, 401K, STD, LTD, AD&D, life insurance, paid parental leave, reward & recognition program and optional benefits including wellbeing benefits, adoption assistance and tuition reimbursement. We offer nine paid holidays and 15 days PTO that accrue per year. The salary range for this position is $44,000- $75,800.

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