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Survey Technician

West Des Moines // Coralville // Cedar Rapids // Dubuque // Rock Island

Company Background

Veenstra and Kimm, Inc. has been deeply rooted in the upper Midwest since 1961.  Our engineers, planners, architects, and surveyors have been offering a full complement of services to our clients since the company’s inception.  We have prided ourselves on a high level of commitment to assisting our clients achieve their goals and making their communities a better and safer place to live.  Our employees enjoy a flexible, relaxed work environment from which to work and grow.  Access and exposure to a breadth of individuals and project types allow for both professional growth as well as personal growth.    

Position Description

We are currently seeking full-time SURVEY TECHNICIAN in our West Des Moines, Iowa; Coralville, Iowa; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Dubuque, Iowa and Rock Island, Illinois offices. Our survey department is vital to assisting engineers on a wide array of civil, municipal and environmental projects. 

Responsibilities

  • Researches courthouse and/or title company records and deeds to interpret and process data for calculating boundary surveys and plats. 
  • Perform occasional field work under direct supervision 
  • Perform quality control checks of work from field crews
  • Review and Analyze information from digital GIS data and online mapping sources to be included in plats. 
  • Process field data and create ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, Plats of Survey, Retracement Surveys, Topographic Surveys, and Easement Plats
  • Communicate and Coordinate with internal staff and external clients to insure a complete, timely, precise product within the allotted budget. 

Requirements

  • Associate’s degree in Surveying preferred. 
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with a positive attitude
  • Proficiency in MS Office products.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and as team members. 
  • Interpersonal skills to interface effectively with employees and managers. 
  • Organizational skills and aptitude for detail. 
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new tasks and develop personally and professionally. 
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple survey tasks. 

Veenstra and Kimm, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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