Survey Field Technician 2 (Instrument Person)

Job Description

KPM Franklin is a rapidly growing, multi-disciplined professional services land planning, engineering, and surveying firm. Our surveying department is full-service offering boundary, ALTA/NSPS, topographic, wetland, tree, control surveys, right-of-way mapping, Platting, FDOT, and construction layout/builder services. We are seeking a full-time Survey Field Technician 2 (Instrument Person) to join our Orlando, Florida or Kissimmee, Florida office. We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package. KPM Franklin is also an equal opportunity employer.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Land Survey Crew Chief in completing the crew's assigned field survey projects

  • The position requires good basic math skills related to surveying, good verbal and written communication

  • Motivation to follow instructions completely and accurately while working in rough terrain and inclement weather

  • Accurately and efficiently clears line, establish points, tape, chain and level for field survey projects as assigned by Crew Chief

  • Keep assigned vehicle clean, properly maintained, and stocked with the necessary equipment and supplies as instructed by the Crew Chief

  • Report any mechanical or safety related problems to the Crew Chief

  • Load for transportation, clean and store field surveying equipment used by the crew


Requirements, Qualifications, and Education

  • HS diploma/GED required (AS or BS degree in land surveying or related field a plus)

  • Must have a Florida Driver's License with a clean driving record

  • 1-3+ years of experience as an instrument operator and/or rod person preferred

  • Knowledge of GPS, Total Stations and Data Collector equipment preferred

  • Ability to work extended hours including and the ability to travel out of town for extended periods of time.

  • AutoCAD experience (a plus)

  • FDOT experience (a plus)

  • Knowledge of latest technology related to UAVs, Mobile and Terrestrial Lidar (a plus)

  • CST certification (a plus)


What Do We Offer Our Full-Time Employees

  • Meaningful, challenging work with a focus on learning and career growth

  • Opportunity to grow with us

  • Excellent competitive salary

  • Health benefits

  • Long and short-term disability & Life insurance policy (100% paid by the company)

  • Excellent PTO package with paid holidays

  • 401k with company contribution

  • Excellent continuing education benefits


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About Us

KPM Franklin provides high-quality and high-value civil engineering, land surveying and planning services. Previously known as Franklin Hart & Reid, KPM Franklin unites proven business management practices with emerging innovative technologies to solve the toughest challenges and deliver projects

on-time and within budget for our privately owned and public sector clients.


1012 Emmett Street, Suite A,

Kissimmee, Florida 34744

(407) 846-1216

6300 Hazeltine National Drive Suite 118

Orlando, Florida 32822

(407) 410-8624

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