Jan 16, 2019

Survey Technician Rodman

Farnsworth Group of Illinois is seeking to hire a full-time Survey Technician / Rodman for our St. Louis, MO location. This key position will serve as part of the local survey team which supports both local and nationwide clients. Are you looking to start a career in Survey? Are you looking for a company that will value your ideas and hard work? Do you want to work for a company that has earned the Great Place to Work certification? If so, apply today!


This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, accidental, short and long-term disability, and life insurance plans. In addition, we provide a prescription drug program, a 401k plan with company match, tuition reimbursement, a flexible spending account, 80 hours paid vacation (60 hours can roll over into the next year), and 40 hours of paid sick time which all rolls over into the next year if not used.


Farnsworth Group is a full-service engineering and architecture firm with a nationwide network of offices. At Farnsworth Group, we lead clients to success and advance our communities through our people, our passion, and our performance. Our team delivers architecture and engineering projects that perform as promised, from day one. We are committed to designing the right project to solve any problem. Our goal is to move clients forward by implementing forward-thinking ideas and solutions. We don't over-design to satisfy some deep egotistical need, and we never ever deliver less than needed.

With a rich 125-year history, we are an employee-owned company that offers an impressive benefits and compensation program, in addition to excellent career development opportunities. We reward employees with an end of the year bonus based on performance plus internal and external events that involve significant others or family. Our employees are driven to support clients' needs, but they also have an excellent work-life balance because we have a family-oriented culture. Come join the Farnsworth Group team and find out why our employees earned us the Great Place to Work certification!


As a Survey Technician you will work in the field, working directly with a Survey Crew Chief on boundary surveys, topographic surveys, construction layout, and oil & gas pipeline surveys. You will load and unload equipment, prepare the truck for the day, and assist / learn from the crew chief on a variety of tasks associated with field surveying.  Our survey crews typically travel around 50-70% of the time.  All travel expenses are reimbursed timely by the company, if your expenses are approved by Wednesday, you are reimbursed that Friday!

Survey Technicians have 2 OR multiple career paths at Farnsworth Group. You can become a Survey Crew Chief and lead a crew or become a licensed professional Survey Manager.  The opportunities are endless if you are interested in building your survey career.


Familiarity with survey instruments, AutoCAD training, construction, survey or farm related training/experience will all help you in being successful in this role, but they are not required.  Pursuing a degree from an accredited college or completed technical trade school courses, are also considered a plus.


The typical schedule for this position is Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm.


If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!


Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be a M/F Disabled and Veteran EEO/AA employer.