Land Surveying, Surveying, Cartography and Photogrammetrics
Survey Technician Beals and Thomas, Inc. Southborough, MA
About Beals and Thomas, Inc.
Beals + Thomas was founded in 1984 by John Thomas and Lawrence Beals. The two partners had their own vision for fulfilling an emerging need for responsible land planning, design and permitting services. Beals + Thomas promptly established a reputation for providing highly responsive, thorough and accurate services and our client base expanded rapidly. Since our founding, we are proud to have provided services to major corporations, institutions, municipalities, non-profit organizations, real estate developers, architects, and attorneys. We are also proud to still be serving many of our early clients, and to have provided the opportunity for many employees to establish their careers.
We are currently seeking a Survey Technician to routinely perform research, calculation, deed and easement analysis, record data compilation and CAD drafting under the direct supervision of the Professional Land Surveyor (PLS).
Beals + Thomas offers a highly competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package including company-sponsored health and dental insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, and 2X annual salary life insurance. Also included are paid sick time, holidays and vacation days, plus a 401(k) plan with company match.
Gather data, record calculations, field work review and processing, and plan preparation
Record data including deeds, easements, utilities, local by-laws and regulations, zoning data, assessor’s data and plans, FEMA and other data relevant to the performance of the assignment
Process field data and make any adjustments of traverse data and levels
With direction, record calculations and document results for review and approval of the PLS
Draft field notes, record boundaries and easements in CAD, draft spot elevations on topographic surveys, and prepare rim and invert schedules
With assistance, may compile underground utilities and prepare rim and invert schedules
Perform trial boundary calculations and prepare documentation as directed by the PLS
Prepare final plans and check legal descriptions
Monitor compliance to regulatory, professional and company requirements
Assist project director and/or project manager with client relations as applicable to the survey
Assist in training and development of staff surveyors; provide feedback on level of skills and productivity
Assist in completion of fieldwork with the field chief, when required
Assist with budget development and additional survey services when necessary
Ensure survey services assigned are completed in accordance with contract scope and budget
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor of Science or Associate’s Degree in Land Surveying or equivalent
Two years of field survey experience as a field chief and two years of office experience as a Survey Technician
Formal survey courses related to survey including traverse adjustments, coordination of systems and transformation, error analysis, and knowledgeable in 250 CMR 6.0 and the Land Court Manual of Instruction formal training, required
Possess strong site surveying knowledge including field work, data processing, research, boundary analysis, and ability to use CAD to produce finished plans
Possess a full understanding of the regulatory and professional requirement of the survey; ability to research when necessary
Experience with field work being performed in various weather and site conditions, including construction layout, topographic surveys, rural boundary surveys, title insurance surveys, waterfront surveys, bound setting and bathymetric surveys
Excellent attention to detail
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task
Applicants, as well as position incumbents, who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.
Beals and Thomas, Inc. is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. Applicants for employment and employees are reviewed on their individual qualifications for a position. Under no circumstances will Beals and Thomas, Inc. discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.
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