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Bolton & Menk, Inc. Survey Technician II  in Des Moines, Iowa

Survey Technician II

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

CategoryLand Surveying


Bolton & Menk has a Survey Technician opportunity available in our Des Moines office. Whether you’re an experienced technician or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best in the business and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. As a Top150 Workplace, this is a fantastic opportunity to work with a great team of professionals. Bolton & Menk is a regional, consulting engineering firm with over 70 years of experience serving the Upper Midwest and beyond.

You will:

  • Perform CAD drafting of topographic, boundary, and ALTA/ASCM surveys.

  • Perform routine surveying and engineering computations.

  • Be tasked to operate robotic total stations, GPS equipment and data collectors; perform manual labor such as construction staking, shoveling and lifting heavy objects; operating motor vehicles and small power equipment.

  • Provide a variety of surveying support to a wide range of internal and external clients.

  • Participate in a combination of office drafting and field data collection.

What we are looking for:

  • Associate degree in Land Survey Technology, Civil Engineering Technology or related field from an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent training and experience

  • A minimum of three (3) months of basic surveying experience in data collection and basic drafting skills in AutoCAD. One semester of land survey field collection education will count toward the 3-month requirement.

  • Knowledge of legal descriptions is required. Educational experience will be taken into consideration.

  • NSPS Certified Survey Technician (CST) Certification is a plus.

  • Working knowledge of Trimble Business Center (TBC), AutoCAD Civil 3D and field survey experience.

  • Experience with the following software is helpful: Microstation, ArcView or ArcMap.

  • Experience with drafting for municipal infrastructure helpful.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable at the Firm’s standard rates.

  • Occasional travel may be required.


Work with a creative and hardworking team, who believe in client satisfaction and building relationships. For over 70 years Bolton & Menk, Inc. has served public and private clients with comprehensive planning, design and construction engineering and surveying services. The employees at Bolton & Menk are seeking hard working and ambitious co-workers to join us to deliver tomorrow’s leading infrastructure projects. Bolton & Menk is employee-owned, is ranked among ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms and is a Top 150 Workplace in Minnesota. With over 550 employees and 22 offices in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and North Carolina there are always new challenges and career development opportunities available.


At Bolton & Menk, we value our people and provide an exceptional Total Compensation and Benefits Package to protect our most valuable asset. We are committed to the well-being of our employees and their families. Perks of being a Bolton & Menk employee include peace of mind with our benefits package and competitive compensation plan, flexible schedules and career development opportunities. Learn more here:

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We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bolton & Menk does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party agencies in response to Bolton & Menk job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Bolton & Menk Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Bolton & Menk Talent Acquisition team.

Bolton & Menk, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

LocationDes Moines

This position is currently accepting applications.