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Land Survey Chainman - (Land Surveying) Fresno CA

Position: Land Survey Chainman

Office Locations: Fresno California 93711

Term: Full Time Permanent Employment

Compensation: Highly competitive base compensation plus comprehensive benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, LTD, PTO, Tuition Reimbursement, 401(k) match, Profit Sharing, & Performance Bonuses)

Top ranked, prestigious and numerous award-winning Civil Engineering Land Development and Land Planning firm actively seeks Land Survey Chainman to join our thriving Fresno California office.

This individual will assist on survey field crews as a land survey Chainman.


- Assist on survey field crews as a land survey Chainman.
- Perform land survey work using routine surveying practices and equipment.
- Performs calculations and computations
- Responsible for utilizing Trimble and TDS surveying programs to gather, retrieve and interpret important data.
- Perform assignments under the direction of a supervisor and project technical staff
- Other duties may be assigned when necessary to meet business requirements


- High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to two years of related land survey chainman experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

- Minimum of 5 years field experience with topographic surveys and construction staking

- Practical knowledge of Trimble S6 Robotic Instruments and TDS software is preferred

- Must be a member of Operating Engineers, Local 3

- Appropriate valid California drivers license

- Demonstrate record of safe driving

- Good physical stamina (working on feet for 8+ hours, lifting and lowering)

- Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions.

- Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.

- Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.

- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

- Candidates local to the Fresno, Folsom or Sacramento California area will receive priority hiring consideration. But we are also open to applicants that are ready and willing to relocate to the location listed above.

- Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. without employee sponsorship and/or Visa transfer. Must have US citizenship or Green Card.


Our 50 person privately held civil engineering office has been providing civil engineering land development, land planning, and land surveying services for private sector for commercial, office, industrial, institutional, and residential development projects, and to the public sector roads, public works, schools, parks and assessment districts for over 35 years. With our four operating offices in Northern California / Central Valley and our staff has been assembled from the best talent in the fields of engineering, land planning, land surveying, landscape architecture, construction, and business administration. We have completed thousands of projects and have become one of the most respected and progressive engineering firms in this area, growing deep roots in Fresno and the Sacramento Valley.

Our civil engineering land development expertise and services have been provided to a wide variety of clients, including:
Assessment Districts
Cities and Counties
Commercial and Shopping Center Developers
Hospital and Health Care Industry
Office and Industrial Developers
Reclamation Districts
Recreation and Park Districts
Sacramento Regional Transit
Single-Family and Multi-Family Residential Developers
State of California
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Department of Defense
U.S. Postal Service
Universities and School Districts
Utility Companies


We are a well-established but continually growing company with lots of opportunity for professional advancement and growth. We were acknowledged by the Sacramento Business Journal as one of the Fastest Growing Companies in Sacramento / Northern California.

Many of our staff have been working with us for over 15 years or more (We have great employee tenure). We are a very stable company with very few employee turn-over.

We are a family driven business.

We understand that our firms greatest asset are our employees and we treat them as such.

We provide our employees with a top tier compensation package (both salary and benefits package).


For immediate and entirely confidential hiring / employment consideration; please email detailed resume and cover letter detailing your land survey background, skills, and experience to jcameron(AT) . We will follow up with you promptly for a next step interview.

James Cameron
Civil Engineering Division Lead & Hiring Manager
Email: jcameron(AT)

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