Land Survey Technician

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Located in Glen Carbon, IL

Salary: Up to 90,000/yr, BOE

Job Summary: Have you been doing this work successfully, but are ready for your next challenge? Will you be our next great connection? Our client is looking for a Land Survey Technician to join their team. The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Conducts field work including topographic and boundary surveys, and construction staking related to the construction of gas and/or electrical power systems
  • Uses Total Station and GPS, Micro Station and/or AutoCAD
  • Researches land boundaries and other survey data at Courthouses and in public records to assist in identifying legal boundaries
  • Creates and organizes field notes
  • Writes land legal descriptions and develops survey exhibits
  • Comprehends land survey details and demonstrates knowledge of construction work and the feasibility of construction projects
  • Takes initiative to work independently with little to no supervision

Location: Madison County, IL
Position type: Full Time
Pay: Up to 90,000/yr, BOE


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, geography, or construction management preferred
  • Survey courses required
  • 3+ years’ experience conducting topographic and boundary surveys under the direction of a PLS
  • Extensive experience may be considered in lieu of education
  • Familiarity with legal document research
  • Experience drawing exhibits
  • Significant knowledge & experience with, researching and developing legal descriptions of land
  • AutoCAD and Micro Station skills
  • GPS and Total Station skills; demonstrated field experience using these skills
  • Minimum of Surveyor in Training (SIT) certification (or eligible to sit for certification within 12 months of hire)
  • Familiarity with land survey methodology and practices
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to safely operate a vehicle; clean driving record
  • Must have solid MS Office skills
  • Drive to job sites
  • Stand for prolonged periods, stoop, climb, squat or walk
  • Lift 10-30 pounds routinely
  • Work is usually outdoors with exposure to weather including high and low temperature extremes

How To Apply: Through the link below, submit a completed application to the Edwardsville location. Call 618-288-8011 or email with any questions or inquiries!

About Express Employment Professionals: Express was founded in 1983 and began franchising in 1985. A privately held company, Express has more than 800 office locations in the U.S., Canada, and South Africa. Express Employment Professionals provides employment solutions to job seekers in need of a job that matches their skills and schedule. There are many advantages by choosing Express. One application makes you eligible for multiple positions with top companies, and there are no fees for job seekers.  

Benefits Available to Express Associates:

  • Holiday Pay (6 Days observed)
  • Vacation Pay
  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
Express Office: Edwardsville
20 Junction Drive West
Glen Carbon, IL 62034