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Survey Data Technician

Company: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin
Location: Westbrook
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


VHB's growing Westbrook, ME office is seeking an experienced Survey Data Technician to join our Survey team. Candidates must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record.

About Us

WE ARE VHB-a passionate team of engineers, surveyors, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries-serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

  • We are creative problem-solvers
  • We work hard, and we give back
  • We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really)
  • We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun!

VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We're growing, and we hope you'll join us!

About the Position

Survey Data Technician | Westbrook, ME


Perform various land surveying and CAD tasks under the direction of more senior Land Surveyors including:

  • Operation, transport and setup of total stations, data collectors, GPS, and other land surveying equipment
  • Land surveying including boundary line, topographic survey, construction stakeout and utility surveys
  • Documenting all phases of survey work through clear field notes and data collection
  • Perform survey office calculations to process field data
  • Perform public records research to obtain deeds, plans and other pertinent documents for the project
  • Apply the Principles of Boundary Surveying to review and interpret deeds and plans to determine the location of boundary lines
  • Perform CAD functions relating to the production and development of survey plans
  • May perform field crew coordination and set up for all types of field surveys
  • Direct the activities of a survey crew when needed

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to learn the proper use of GPS equipment and Robotic Instruments and mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of geometry
  • Understanding of the basics of boundary, topographic, construction, and utility surveys
  • Able to think critically
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with survey staff and clients
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to conduct tasks independently and review work of others
  • Proficiency of Civil 3D software is required


  • HS Diploma (Associates or Bachelors degree preferred)
  • 2+ years of progressive professional land surveying experience, including experience with CAD and/or other drafting software
  • Experienced in the Principles of Boundary Survey, Topographic, Construction/Utility Surveys and electronic data collection
  • Thorough understanding of ALTA and boundary surveys is required
  • Must be detail oriented, willing to travel and work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements
  • Ability to transport land surveying equipment, navigate and traverse through difficult terrain, environments and wooded areas
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs

Please submit applications online.

New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


Keywords: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, New England , Survey Data Technician, Other , Westbrook, Northeast

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