Survey Instrument Person

Location: Federal Way, WA
Date Posted: 06-14-2018
MacKay Sposito is seeking two full time Survey Instrument Person to join the team.  As the Survey Instrument Person, you’ll be under general supervision from the Survey Party Chief and will assist in the gathering and preparation of supporting data for land survey projects, and demonstrate brand personality throughout the delivery of services.

Keys to Success:

  • Able to adjust and calibrate tribrachs, tripods and rods as needed.
  • Maintain, calibrates and has a working knowledge of the following survey equipment: data collectors, total station (full robotic and manual modes), GPS (with RTN and RTK), digital and auto levels, terrestrial scanners, and echo sounder hydrographic system.
  • Capable of sharpening machetes and axes.
  • Ability to compile and organize a variety of field data as well as keep clean, legible field notes for the performance of the following field surveys: cadastral, geodetic control, horizontal control and vertical control, boundary, ALTA and platting, construction and asbuilts, monitoring and hydrographic.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematic calculations in the field.


  • Candidates must have a high school diploma/GED and a minimum of one year of applicable experience with two or more being preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be a highly motivated individual with strong attention to detail.
  • Current valid driver’s license and ability to be insured to drive company vehicles is required.
  • Willingness to travel to project locations in multiple states.
  • During site visits, must be able to walk, lift, carry, stoop, bend, twist and work in the outdoors on uneven surfaces routinely. Site visits may include exposure to weather extremes and rough or uneven terrain.

What You’ll Gain From Working Here:

Employees of MacKay Sposito are united by our drive for excellence, our passion for innovation, and the responsibility we take for our clients’ success. We also like to sprinkle in a bit of fun. This combination makes MacKay Sposito an enjoyable and rewarding place to work.

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 firmly in the principle of constructive candor – always telling the client everything they need to know to make fully informed decisions. By creating a positive, committed and supportive environment, we’re able to challenge our people to be the best that 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 survey, 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 masterplan 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. >>   Learn more about working at MacKay Sposito.

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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