SAM, LLC Survey Technician in Austin, Texas

Since 1994 Surveying And Mapping, LLC (SAM) has had a clear focus on quality of work and customer satisfaction. Today, Surveying And Mapping has become an undisputed leader in providing geospatial solutions to a wide variety of industries. The firm has expanded from its initial offering of professional land surveying services, to include digital aerial mapping, terrestrial, mobile and airborne LiDAR services, hydrographic surveying, subsurface utility engineering (SUE), utility coordination and geographic information systems (GIS). The company also now has a wholly owned subsidiary, SAM-Construction Services, LLC (SAM-CS) that specializes in construction phase services.

09.08.2015- SAM is ranked No. 2 among the Top 100 geospatial companies in the U.S.

05.07.2015- SAM ranks 93 among Engineering News Record (ENR’s) Top 500 Design Firms

This position is responsible for assisting a Professional Land Surveyor in the analysis and preparation of boundary, easement description, and topographic surveys in our Electric Transmission department.

  • Daily processing and reduction of survey data

  • Process and compile digital terrain models (DTM) in AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or MicroStation/Geopak

  • Perform deed research, deed plotting and map checks

  • Prepare survey plats and drawings, and write metes and bounds descriptions.

  • Provide technical office support (brief & 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

  • 3-5 years of AutoCAD Civil 3D experience working in a survey department

  • MicroStation/Geopak experience preferred

  • S.I.T Certification a plus

  • Proficient in technical math, including geometry and trigonometry

  • Strong listening, writing and verbal communication skills

  • Proven work history, strong work ethic and team-player attitude

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 or intend to consider unsolicited resumes or 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 hired such a candidate, SAM has no obligation and expressly disclaims any liability to provide any remuneration or compensation for the hiring of such candidate.

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