Now Hiring! Survey Technician
February 6, 2018

Now Hiring! Surveyor In Training (SIT)

Location:  San Antonio, TX and/or McAllen, TX

Performs all surveying duties of a survey party member and performs necessary calculations to obtain field survey data and performs specialized surveying duties under the supervision of a Registered Land Surveyor or licensed Professional Engineer. Work may require travel. Work may require contact with governmental and private entities. Employees at this level follow standard practices that do not require frequent supervision of details.


  • Performs drafting and/or design work.
  • Reads survey maps and construction plans.
  • Contacts utility companies for utility maps to use for drawings.
  • Uses a variety of surveying software and related hardware.
  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.


The use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems
Communicate effectively
Work well with others
Knowledge of Computer-aided drafting and design systems
Able to work in office environment and sit at desk for prolonged periods of time
Applicable surveying procedures, standards and instruments
Higher mathematics
Performing design/drafting work and preparing plans
Preparing and maintaining records, files and reports
Maintaining a safe working relationship

Education Requirements:

High School Grad or Equivalent in general high school studies
College Degree a plus

Work Experience:

0-3 years in Surveying/CADD (Microstation a plus)
(Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated part-time equivalent)
No Supervisory Experience Required
Valid Driver’s License
On-the-job training will be provided upon hire
Entry level experience acceptable.

Other Conditions:

Work hours could extend beyond 8 to 5.
Required to wear personal protective equipment provided by employer and comply with all safety requirements.
Driver’s record check will be conducted by the Department. Satisfactory driving records are required for driving state or personal vehicles and motor driven equipment to conduct agency business.
If hired, employee must provide document(s) within three (3) days of hire date that establish identity and employment eligibility. A complete list of acceptable documents is on file with the local Texas Workforce Commission office or
As part of its employment process, GD may require a criminal background check.

If interested in this position, please send resume to