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AECOM Site Survey III in North Carolina, North Carolina

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking Site Surveyor in our Raleigh, NC office.

Responsibilities of the position includes, but not limited to:

  • Work as a member of a survey crew performing boundary, topography, and hydrography surveys for clients.

  • Set-up and operate survey equipment, including total-station, data-collector, level, and GPS

  • Available to work in bodies of water such as rivers and streams.

  • Collect information with survey teams regarding measurement of distance, directions, angles between points and elevations of points, lines and contours on, above, and below the earth’s surface

  • Records the results of surveys, verifies the accuracy of data, and prepares plots, maps, and reports using

  • Ability to accurately read and interpret drawings and blueprints

  • Thorough understanding of the equipment and technology for surveying activities, including GPS

  • Perform survey calculations.

  • Perform all aspects of stakeout and locations surveys using applicable survey equipment.

  • Maintain survey equipment used and keep survey truck stocked with necessary supplies and tools.

  • Coordinate work of assigned subordinate personnel.

  • Assist and train personnel in lower-level positions.

  • Make accuracy and calibration checks and adjustments on equipment used.

  • Communicate daily with Project Surveyor and technician regarding project schedule and work progress

  • Interact professionally with client representative and landowners

  • Field work deployments up to 12 days (typically 5-10 days on average)

  • Valid Passport encouraged

  • Willingness to deploy to project locations via flying and or long-distance driving

  • OSHA 10 (General Industry) training encouraged

  • Indoor/Outdoor work which can include lifting/carrying 51-100 lbs.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team 47,000 strong driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.


With more than 3,200 Water professionals in all major markets throughout the United States and Canada, AECOM’s Water business line leverages nearly a century of local, national and international project experience to provide today’s municipalities, industries and governments with cost-effective solutions to their Water challenges. We deliver our services—from environmental planning studies to detailed design, construction management, and operations and maintenance—to a wide range of public and private sector clients. Our public sector work encompasses everything from small rural communities, to large urban centers, to agencies with regional responsibilities. Our private sector work includes assignments for multiple commercial/industrial sectors, including oil and gas, chemicals, power, food and beverage, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 4 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education,

  • Demonstrated experience with field procedures for performing boundary, topographic, ALTA/NSPS land title surveys.

  • Ability to work outside in all seasons.

  • Travel and overtime required.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • AECOM encourages, but does not require, its employees to receive COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a project or a worksite, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccine will be required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in boundary, topographic and as-built site surveys

  • Experience working with route surveys - IE: gas, power, water, sewer

  • Land Surveyor in Training (LSIT) license preferred

  • College or technical courses in mathematics and surveying

  • Experience with Trimble equipment is preferred

  • Prior Instrument Operator experience preferred

  • Proven work history, strong work ethic, and team-player attitude

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Surveying

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 265983BR

Additional Locations US - Columbus, OH - 277 West Nationwide Blvd

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.