Survey Technician III

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Founded in 1994, SAM, LLC has become one of the largest geospatial services companies in North America and is an undisputed leader in providing geospatial solutions to a wide variety of industries. SAM is a technology leader that offers professional land surveying services, digital aerial mapping, terrestrial, mobile, and airborne LiDAR, hydrographic surveying, subsurface utility engineering (SUE), utility coordination, geographic information systems (GIS), and construction phase services. As part of the SAM Family of Companies, SAM's partner companies include SAM-Construction Services, LLC (SAM-CS) and SO-DEEP | SAM NC, Inc. SAM is a Top Workplace that offers excellent benefits, professional development, and growth opportunities for employees across a wide range of positions.


As a Survey Technician (CAD) with SAM, you will be responsible for assisting Professional Surveyors and Mappers in the analysis and preparation of ROW, design and topographic surveys within our Electric Transmission and Oil and Gas group.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Daily processing of ROW and/or design survey data
  • Perform deed research, deed plotting and map checks.
  • Prepare survey plats and drawings, legal descriptions and alignment drawings.
  • Provide technical office support (brief and de-brief) for field crews.
  • Perform quality control checks of plats and drawings prepared by other technicians.
  • Ensure schedules and productivity objectives set by supervisor for survey deliverables are achieved.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience - Education and Skills

  • One to three years of experience in a similar position preferably within a Survey department
  • Excellent computer skills including  AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Experience with Microstation and Geopak would be a plus
  • Able to receive verbal instructions with a professional demeanor
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in  technical math including Geometry and Trigonometry
  • Willing to be a part of a team with a “can-do” attitude
  • The ability to provide proof of an established work history

A strong mission, vision and values culture is what drives SAM Family of Companies’ success.  Our Core Values:  Integrity & Ethics, People, Excellence in Service, Safety and Community defines who we are.  We are looking for talented people who embody these values to join our organization. 


We offer a best in class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance.  SAM provides a VERY generous 401 (k) plan, 401 (k) profit sharing AND performance-based bonuses. Come join our team of professionals that are leading the way for the surveying industry! 


SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAM and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please contact (512) 685-3556 to leave a message or send an e-mail to


SAM, LLC is not seeking nor intends to consider neither unsolicited resumes nor other information on job candidates from third parties, such as recruiters, placement agencies, etc. If, despite this notification, a third party decides to submit a candidate's resume or other information to SAM and SAM chooses to hire such a candidate, SAM has no obligation and expressly disclaims any liability to provide any remuneration or compensation for the hiring of such candidate.


Surveying And Mapping, LLC (SAM) participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

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