Survey Technician, Land Development

Job Locations US-MN-Sartell
ID 2024-5750
Position Type
Land Development



Westwood Professional Services, Inc.


Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Survey Technician to join our team.  This position will assist Registered Professional Surveyors with CAD production, deed research, boundary analysis, easement preparation, legal description, and computing survey points.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting Registered Professional Surveyors with CAD production, deed research, boundary analysis, easement preparation, legal description, and computing survey points
  • Processing of raw field data through Trimble Business Center and Civil 3D
  • Perform QA/QC checks
  • Coordinate and work with field crews and other office staff
  • Ensures division, regional, and company values, policies and practices are consistently followed within the survey service.
  • Lead by example – display solid judgment, good values, trust, honesty, openness, and professionalism.

Required Skills

  • Strong listening, writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of ALTA surveys, boundary analysis, topographic surveys, preparation of easement documents, legal descriptions, final plat preparation, construction staking
  • Ability to operate AutoCAD Civil 3D and Trimble Business Center for production activities.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, support project coordination, and interact with other design services.
  • Full use of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment that is in a growth mode.

Preferred Experience

  • An Associate Degree in Surveying, Engineering Technology, or related area of study
  • SIT Certification
  • Land Development, both Commercial and Residential, and Public Infrastructure Projects
  • Coordinating activities with office personnel, including surveying technicians and engineering staff
  • Experience searching for/recovering Public Land Survey System monuments 
  • Ability to travel and remain on a project site or other Westwood office for extended periods
  • Processing and drafting utilizing LiDAR point clouds and imagery
  • TBC Scanning Module preferred
  • MicroStation experience preferred
  • Ability to utilize survey field equipment is preferred.
  • FAA Part 107 UAS License

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

At Westwood, our purpose is to create a better world for people through our work. We transform the energy grid, design resilient infrastructure, and develop communities that will flourish today and for future generations. With over 50 years of experience and a legacy of innovation, we stand at the forefront of our industry, dedicated to understanding the unique needs of the markets we serve.

Our approach revolves around people. We are committed to building a culture that attracts, retains, and develops high performers. Our team values relationships, innovation, dedication, initiative, and growth. We believe fostering a collaborative “One Team” mentality yields superior outcomes in everything we do.


We customize our technical capabilities and geographic reach to meet our clients where they are and help them realize their vision. We are partners in our clients’ success, driving to provide solutions that make a lasting difference. Safety, sustainability, and operational excellence are not just facets of our work; they are intrinsic to our identity, guiding every decision we make.


We are deeply invested in the communities we serve. Through our projects and giving-back initiatives, we enrich the lives of those we serve, engage others within our industry, and create a lasting impact on communities around the world. To us, success transcends the completion of projects; it is reflected in the lives we have positively impacted by our work.


Join us in creating a better world.


In 2023, Zweig Group ranked Westwood nationally at #12 and #30, respectively, on its Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work for lists. Zweig also awarded Westwood two national 2nd place awards for Marketing Excellence. Westwood was recently recognized as #79 in the ENR Top 500 Firms in 2023. The firm consistently ranks on the industry's top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement in award-winning projects nationwide.


Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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