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Land Surveying Technician- Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Job Type

Full Time


This job will primarily be located on job sites in Central Indiana

About the Role

Who are we looking for?

We are searching for a motivated team player who is looking for a technically challenging career without the physical constraints of a traditional desk job. In this role, you will travel to a variety of job sites and help execute land surveys for the development of new roads, neighborhoods, municipal infrastructure, parks, trails, and other community projects. The Survey Field Technician position is also a stepping stone to becoming a Survey Crew Chief. Therefore, if you are looking for a job that is scalable with an opportunity to advance, then this is an excellent opportunity for you.

What are the responsibilities and roles of this position?

-Assist with field data collection for, aviation, boundary, ALTA / NSPS, boundary, linear route, and
topographic surveys.
-Perform surveys in diverse conditions including roadways, forests, creeks, and farm fields during all four
-Represent our company and our values to the public while on job sites.
-Utilize remote communications to and from our home office.
-Investigate essential information to conduct new land surveys such as maps, deeds, previous survey data,
photographs, and section corner ties.
-Operate the latest robotic total stations (S7), electronic levels (Dini level), GPS RTK units (R10), Trimble
Business Center, Version 4.0, (data-collection and processing software), Seafloor Hydrone RCV
equipment, Trimble Access (cloud data-transfer), LiDAR processing software and the use of field scanning
-Be a team player and maintain a positive, coachable attitude.


  • 1 year of land surveying experience preferred but not required

  • High school diploma

  • An Associate’s Degree in Land Surveying is preferred but not required

  • Valid driver’s license

About the Company

Align is a civil engineering consulting firm in Indiana with an emphasis on municipal infrastructure, private development, transportation, aviation, and parks/recreation. We provide multi-disciplined services for a variety of public agencies and private entities, including INDOT, cities, counties, developers, and not-for-profit organizations. For over 60 years we have helped develop stronger communities through our engineering, land surveying, and construction inspection services.

Our mission is "to connect creativity with best practices, vision with solutions, and clear results with the greater good." We value honesty, excellence, and big-picture thinking. Our team is a tight-knit group of individuals who care about each other's professional growth and life outside of work. At Align, you are not a number with a narrow specialization. You are challenged with a diverse set of projects and various tasks. We educate and train our employees to be cross-functional problem solvers who become leaders in our industry. Align is an equal-opportunity employer.

How will you be compensated?

-Industry competitive compensation commensurate with experience
-Retirement savings with company matching
-Paid time off starting at 3 work weeks per year
-Health, dental, and vision insurance
-Disability and life insurance
-Paid maternity and paternity leave

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