Survey Technician I

Location: Federal Way, WA
Date Posted: 01-23-2018
MacKay Sposito is seeking a full time Survey Technician I to join our team in Federal Way. Under general supervision, the Survey Technician I assists survey staff in preparation of supporting data for land survey projects.  Conduct analyses and delivers specialized data for projects. Provide information to coworkers, clients, general public, regulatory employees, and other agencies, peers and managers routinely

Keys to Success:
  • Apply survey information and reduce field notes to layout and draft designs and drawings for projects.
  • Perform base mapping, overlay preparation, and work on storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water main, and street design projects, including review site plans, layouts and publication mockups.
  • Review and conduct field check data for compliance with jurisdictional codes, to ensure survey standards are met.
  • Work with close supervision to complete a variety of office or field work as assigned such as preparing data, charts, plots, maps, records and documents related to surveys.
  • Provide support to other departments such as preparing computer generated maps and exhibits.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate survey and engineering records in support of licensed staff.
  • Develop knowledge of federal, state, and local rules, laws, and regulations regarding survey.
  • Interact with site visitors such as client leaders, local residents and community members, regulatory auditors, and other employees.
  • Use sound judgment to elevate or gain additional information before responding to issues, concerns or questions outside scope of education or job experience or expectations.
  • Assist clients and co-workers in understanding work completed and work remaining.
  • Receive, review and return internal documents as requested on a timely basis, obtaining required authorizations to record billable hours and/or expenses for work performed.
  • Ensure communications are delivered constructively, guided by knowledge of the impact on clients and maintenance of a positive image and reputation for the Company.
Qualifications:
  • Must have proficiency in the following key areas:  Word processing, spreadsheet and email software. Must have exposure to, or entry level proficiency in specialty areas IE CADD, Cadastral, Platting or other areas.
  • Requires strong interpersonal skills, including ability to maintain composure under pressure, interact routinely with others face-to-face, by telephone, and through other communication methods using active listening skills and excellent teamwork.
  • Must be reliable in meeting exacting or highly accurate work results, strict deadlines, and prompt and friendly service delivery.
  • Requires working with others in a group or team and the ability to remain flexible despite interruptions and/or routine changes to priorities and/or job duties.
Our Values:
At MacKay Sposito, we’re serious about our work, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. We have a unique and diverse mix of employees who enjoy each other’s company. In addition to having first-rate technical skills, we search out people who are friendly, honest and dedicated to their work.
 
We believe in constructive candor with our clients - always telling the client everything they need to know to make fully informed decisions and within our relationships internally. By creating a positive, committed and supportive environment, we are able to challenge our people to be the best they can be, and to celebrate every success. 

About MacKay Sposito:
Providing consultation services to energy, public works and land development clients, MacKay Sposito’s expertise spans civil engineering, construction management and inspection, land surveying, planning and project management, and landscape architecture for both public and private sector.     

Whether connecting public and private sectors, helping our clients put together a complex mixed-use master plan development, getting power to a remote rural outpost, or improving a city’s facilities, MacKay Sposito is all about building lasting relationships and strong communities. At our core, we’re committed to honesty, dedication and relationships. These pillars make up the foundation of how we treat our people, and ultimately our clients.

We promise to challenge, inspire, and reward you.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are also an E-Verifying employer.

Successful employment at MacKay Sposito requires passing a pre-employment background check and drug screening.
 
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