Senior/Lead Survey Technician

Maryland Environmental Service   Millersville, MD   Full-time     Other
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Posted on December 22, 2020

Maryland Environmental Service has an opening for a Senior or Lead Survey Technician in the Engineering Section of the Environmental Dredging and Restoration Group. The position will be responsible for operation of instruments for field data collection, performing land and hydrographic surveys, construction stakeout, and other survey related field and office operations and applications. Candidate should be able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, and be able to assist in compiling data for technical reports, correspondence or other documents. This position requires frequent daily travel within the State of Maryland. This position may act as Survey Party Chief, dependent on level of experience.


Minimum Requirements:

Minimum qualifications include graduation from a standard high school or GED plus 4 years (Senior Survey Technician) or 7 years (Lead Survey Technician) of experience in the areas of surveying, design, construction, engineering, computerized drafting, environmental services or maintenance . A Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline or other relevant field may be substituted for four years of required experience. A Land Surveyor in Training (LSIT), Fundamentals of Land Surveying Certificate (FLS), or an Associates degree in Engineering or Surveying may be substituted for two years of the required experience.  Certification by the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) as a Certified Survey Technician may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Must be able to pass a standard physical exam, be able to lift 50lbs, and have a valid driver’s license with less than 5 points.


Preferred applicant will be proficient with the use and set up of GPS, levels, total station, data collectors (Trimble preferably), and other conventional survey equipment. Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D is also a plus.


Estimated Pay Range:

$39,829 - $57,228


MES believes our employees are our greatest asset. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including: Generous 401k match, health insurance, considerable financial assistance towards continuing education, paid vacation, personal, and sick leave as well as life and disability coverage. Maryland Environmental Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis. MES does not participate in programs which require sponsorship for work visas.

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