Position Purpose

Provide surveying services for KLJ projects in a timely, accurate, and cost effective manner.

Essential Functions

  • Provide guidance to Survey Technician and Surveyor I staff members
  • Gather field data under direction of a Surveyor IV
  • Provide quality control and quality assurance by reviewing work
  • Ensure compliance with KLJ safety standards
  • Knowledgeable about survey methodology and equipment and competent in its use
  • Provide oral or written communication and direction and carry out instruction when given


  • Survey to determine precise location and measurements of points, elevations, lines, areas, and contours for construction, mapmaking, land division, titles, mining or other surveying related purposes.
  • Construction staking, planning, reports, maps, plats, deeds, local geography, physical evidence, legal descriptions, and research
  • Instruct, train, and mentor crew members
  • Adhere to project budget and schedule
  • Effectively deal with difficult situations and confrontation both internally and externally


  • High School diploma or GED plus five years of experience; or
  • Associates Degree plus two years of experience; or
  • Bachelor’s Degree plus one year of experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized vehicles


  • An LSI certification is preferred

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

The employee is regularly required to:

  • Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Talk or hear and communicate clearly

The employee must:

  • Be able to walk on uneven terrain up to ten miles per day
  • Frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Hours and Travel

This position requires the individual work 40+ hours per week with 95% of the time spent in the field and 5% in the office.

M/F/Vet/Disability /Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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About KLJ

Since 1938, KLJ has focused on innovative solutions for local, regional and national infrastructure projects. Our expertise provides knowledgeable, experienced support for engineering, planning and surveying projects of all sizes. Our integrated practice allows us to envision, plan, engineer and build infrastructure from start to finish for clients around the country.

KLJ is committed to our employees and clients. We help achieve personal and professional growth while delivering innovative and practical solutions to our communities.

As a civic leader, KLJ supports the communities we serve through sponsorships, participation in charity events, corporate matching for employee charitable contributions and strong support of employee volunteerism.

KLJ is a subsidiary of KLJ Solutions. We are a 100 percent employee-owned company that offers competitive compensation and benefits including various insurance options, 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program opportunities.