Professional Land Surveyor

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NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) provides engineering and consulting services to public and private sectors, delivering solutions through five business verticals: Construction Quality Assurance, Infrastructure, Energy, Program Management, and Environmental. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.

As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


WHPacific, Inc., d/b/a NV5, has a need for a Professional Surveyor to join its team in Meridian, ID. Come be a part of a growing, Pacific Northwest NV5 team with the opportunity to be located in the popular Treasure Valley of SW Idaho.

This position includes leading projects as a Project Surveyor / Project Manager, office production, survey crew oversight, occasional field surveying and related management and project management duties. This position supervises and/or leads field and office survey staff, performs field quality control, performs office reductions & survey computations; prepares TINs and surfaces, and final mapping in an Civil3D and/or MicroStation environment. Conducts survey research, performs computations, CADD drafting of topographic maps and plats, develops written descriptions of land for deeds, leases, and other legal documents in accordance with local, state, federal and project requirements. Assists the Director of Survey with Business Development activities and the preparation of fee estimates and proposals for capturing new projects.


• Supervise project survey crew(s) in urban and remote areas of the Northwest, including scheduling, management, and coordination of the daily and on-going operations of the field survey crew.

• Project types include Control, Boundary, Subdivisions, ALTA, Topographic & Design surveys, 3D Scanning and Modeling, Aerial Mapping Control and UAVs surveys, Construction Staking (site development and highway); may also perform Bathymetric Surveying.

• Understand and identify basic sources of measurement errors.

• Perform mathematical calculations and check field data.

• Perform data reduction, field note reduction, calculations, data checks and staking computations using survey programs and Civil 3D (MicroStation a plus).

• Using Civil3D, perform map drafting and production of survey deliverables.

• Project management duties including business development, quality control, project tracking from start to finish, client contact.

• Perform quality control checks on each project, including computations and final project deliverables.

• Perform project research, logistics and management, review plats and prepare legal descriptions.

• Adhere to the company’s policies, safety plan and the project safety plan.

• Mentor survey team, including professional & technical oversight and guidance.

• Perform other duties as assigned.


• Idaho Professional Land Surveyor registration required or ability to obtain within 6 months; CFedS certification a plus.

• Bachelor’s Degree (4yr) in a Geomatics (surveying) based program

• Min of seven (7) years surveying and mapping experience required.

• 3+ years Project Management experience

• Proficient in the use of robotic total stations, GPS receivers and data collectors and GPS reduction software such as Trimble Business Center.

• Experience with Trimble survey equipment a plus.

• Ability to read and understand survey drawings, plans & specifications.

• Knowledge of principles of monumentation, staking and marking.

• Must be proficient with MS Word and Excel.

• Must possess good interpersonal skills, and effective written and oral communication skills.

• Must be productive and positive working in both the field and office environments.

• Attendance, punctuality and reliability are essential requirements.

• Must be able and willing to travel.

• Valid Driver’s License required; must meet company insurability requirements.



Idaho Professional Land Surveyor registration required or ability to obtain within 6 months; CFedS certification a plus.


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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