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Survey Field Technician

Glen Allen, Virginia
Position ID: 2902

  • Minimum Experience: Entry Level
  • Education: HS
  • Registration: (Not Specified)
  • Required Skills: (Not Specified)
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.


Ready to make an impact on your career, client projects and the community? Burgess & Niple is seeking a Survey Field Technician to join our Glen Allen, VA office.

What a Survey Field Technician job is all about

  • You will get to work as part of a survey field crew collecting mapping data and providing construction staking
  • You will get to work on a wide variety of tasks and projects in the field
  • You will perform routine survey field work for boundaries, subdivisions, easements, and existing base mapping under the direction of a Professional Surveyor
  • You will utilize and maintain survey equipment

You may be a good fit if you have these skills and qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and/or equivalent trade school with survey experience
  • 0-2 years experience in surveying
  • Leica equipment & software a plus but not required
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record
  • Ability to travel within the region
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions and have the ability to handle moderate lifting, standing and walking for extended periods.
  • Looking for an individual who is motivated to learn surveying and has the ability and desire to do so.
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, tech savvy that includes the capability to learn new surveying technologies (i.e. drone mapping, 3D laser scanning, etc.) and virtual collaboration tools
  • Ability to work remotely based on business operations and the needs of the firm

What we offer:

Burgess & Niple offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision coverage, immediate accrued paid time off, competitive pay, 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule, life insurance at no cost to the employee, flexible hours, telecommuting, tuition assistance, casual dress, opportunities for professional development and much more.

Why join us?

At Burgess & Niple, our employees are driven by a passion for advancing the built environment with exceptional concern for quality of life, safety and sustainability. For over 100 years, we have delivered creative solutions that exceed our clients’ goals and foster an environment that creates unlimited opportunities for our employees.

Guided by our core values, we are a privately held firm with offices twelve states and the District of Columbia and projects around the world. Through our Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) and tech-savvy employees, we have seamlessly transitioned to virtual recruiting and onboarding processes that allow us to collaborate regardless of location. Apply today and discover the limitless possibilities for your career at B&N.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.