Survey Rod Person

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Job Description

Who We Are

SAM is the nation’s largest combined geospatial solutions and inspection service provider in the industry. We use the industry’s most advanced software and hardware for collecting and analyzing complex spatial data across a wide range of markets and scientific disciplines. Our national reach, expertise, and applied technologies uniquely equip us to capture physical environments from coast to coast — delivering practical insights and high-quality spatial data with unrivaled speed and accuracy.

Your Impact on SAM

Professional interaction with client representative and land owners
Maintain vehicle and field land survey equipment
Basic land survey plan reading and preparation (i.e., site plans, boundary plans, highway plans, profile and cross sections, horizontal and vertical curves, pipeline plans, foundation plans, and developing existing and finished contours)
Responsible for ensuring the truck is loaded and all land survey supplies necessary for completion of the day’s work are fully stocked

What You Bring to SAM

Must have a high school diploma or GED certification
1 year previous experience in land surveying preferred but not required
Ability to effectively communicate with all level of employees within an organization, both oral and written skills
Ability to follow directions from supervisor as well as other members of engineering staff and management team
Proven work history, strong work ethic, and team-player attitude
Ability to identify and use various types of survey equipment
Ability to work continually outside in all types of weather conditions and terrain
Ability to lift up to 35 lbs on a consistent basis- daily task includes carrying various types of survey equipment such as tripod, prism, rod; hand and power tools; and large buckets  
Possession of a valid, current driver’s license
Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

Our Perks

Company paid premiums for medical, dental, vision, LTD and life insurance (HSA and FSA plans available)
Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays and parental leave) – Accrual starts immediately
401(k) program offers 100% employer match up to 5%
Paid continuing education courses and tuition reimbursement
Employee Assistance Program – Your mental health is our priority
No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings (Ask about our Career Pathing!)
Trainings throughout the year – Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career
Office snacks, free food and fun-themed events for employees throughout the year
Passion for our Community – You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Our Culture

Our entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for eleven consecutive years, and we make it our mission to ensure every one of our employees learns how to build and manage a business, not just be the subject matter expert on the team. At SAM, our employee’s development is instrumental to our success. Your learning will be supported by specialized in-house training programs and mentoring by the industry’s leading experts, who just happen to be on our staff! We make SAM a GREAT place to work, but it all starts with YOU!


SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.  SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.