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Project Surveyor

  1. Atlanta
  1. Environment & geoscience

Project Surveyor

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.  Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.


Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.


Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our  Atlanta, GA Geomatics group as an Project Surveyor.


Under supervision, performs entry-level Geomatics work while developing professional proficiency. Performs all aspects of Geomatics including field surveys, raw data reduction, field calculations, CAD drafting, GIS data collection, research, and error analysis.

  • Generally applies standard techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a sequence of somewhat diversified field-based Geomatics tasks requiring specialized academic training

  • Bachelor's degree plus seven years related experience OR an associate's degree in a related technical field plus fifteen years related experience OR high school diploma (or equivalent) plus seventeen years related experience is required

  • Math/trigonometry computation ability; knowledge of CAD software; knowledge of ArcGIS; good communications skills (verbal and written, including technical writing); analytical ability; proactive attitude; ability to innovate and improvise.
  • Ability to make logical on the fly decisions based on a Geomatics background.
  • Ability to operate as a one person field unit. 
  • Ability to operate field equipment, calculator, computer, CAD based software, and GIS based software. 
  • Ability to interpret legal descriptions and field notes. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate findings, make recommendations, and work with people. Ability to compose clear and concise reports and legal descriptions

  • LSIT Preferred

  • Proficient in Point Cloud Data extraction (TopoDOT/ Cyclone) or willing to learn in the first 3 months of hiring.
  • Civil 3D proficient (Topographic Surveys, Boundary Surveys, DTM)
  • MicroStation/Open Roads/Geopak experience is a great plus

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


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