Apr 22, 2024

Professional Land Surveyor

Prairie Engineers, P.C. is seeking Professional Land Surveyors to join our team.


Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career by leading and completing larger and more complex surveying and mapping projects?  Are you eager to embrace and explore new technologies and use them to solve intricate geospatial complexities?  As a progressive, award-winning firm Prairie Engineers can present you with a wide range of challenging projects and the opportunity to work with a collaborative and highly functional survey team.  Prairie Engineers is a growing company, looking to add one or more Professional Land Surveyors (PLS) to assist with surveying projects at locations nationwide.  The ideal candidate should have experience leading field and office survey projects and teams, demonstrated experience with a wide variety of survey types and methods, and the desire to take on increasingly advanced professional responsibilities with the ability to think outside the box to solve a wide variety of client geospatial problems. This full-time position is available to be filled remotely or in any of our offices with paid travel expenses and a per diem allowance for meals, generous benefits and a competitive salary based on qualifications.   

Job Functions:

Coordinate and mentor field crews and office staff

Develop proposals and estimates for land surveying projects

Perform and check calculations including level circuit reduction, least squared and compass rule computations, and volume and area calculations

Conduct boundary research and prepare plats, plans, and legal boundary descriptions

Perform field surveys including hydrographic, topographic, control, and boundary surveys


Check out the Careers page at prairieengineers.com to find out why our employees chose Prairie and the generous benefits offerings available.

Prairie Engineers is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of diversity.  All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment 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 legally protected status.

Potential candidates for this position should fill out an application found at prairieengineers.com and submit with cover letter and resume via e-mail to jobs@prairieengineers.com.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, land surveying, or related field

Experience: 5+ years of relevant experience

Licensure: Current licensure as a Professional Land Surveyor

Software: Proficient in Power GEOPAK, Open Roads, and/or AutoDesk Civil3D

Communication: Good verbal and written skills

Ideals: Professional, positive attitude with a strong work ethic

Teamwork: Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Responsive:  Communicate openly, proactively, and promptly

Safety:  A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Travel:  Willingness to travel within the United States to meet project requirements

Service Oriented:  Maintain focus on project delivery and client service with attention to detail and meeting deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience: Specialized survey experience (Hydrographic, UAV Mapping, Mobile LIDAR, Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE), or other high-technology areas)

Licensure: Professional Land Surveyor licensure in additional States

Software: Strong familiarity with ArcGIS