Current Opportunities

 

Current Opportunities

Are you ready for something different?

Towill, Inc. is looking for Project Surveyors and
Survey Technicians.

Are you an experienced Survey Technician or Project Surveyor,
and are you…

  • Good at what you do?
  • Wanting to work in a company whose primary focus is
    land surveying and mapping?
  • Looking for the chance to work on different projects, even
    things that most land survey companies won’t or can’t do?
  • Thinking it might be invigorating and exciting to work for
    some of the most dynamic clients, with the most exciting
    and impactful projects around?
  • Wanting to work alongside multiple experienced Licensed
    Land Surveyors who are interested in helping you perfect
    your craft and skillset?

Towill wants to hear from you!

Come join a winning team that will reward you for your individual contributions and hard work to deliver superior customer service and high quality deliverables for our clients. Recognized as a leader in surveying, mapping, and GIS services, our organization has immediate full-time openings for experienced Project Surveyors and Survey Technicians to work in both our Northern and Southern California offices.

The ideal candidate would be available immediately and may be required to work overtime and/or in off-site locations, including the offices of our clients. In Northern California, candidates will report to the Regional Survey Director in our corporate headquarters, located in Concord. Southern California candidates will either report to the Regional Survey Director, based in our Inland Empire office, or to a Survey Project Manager in Orange or San Diego. All candidates will carry out a broad range of technical assignments requiring specialized knowledge of, and experience associated with, land surveying principles and practices to support various projects throughout their respective regions.


Northern California Opportunities

Project Surveyor

Responsibilities:

  • Person will service all clients with dedication, integrity, and professionalism.
  • Person will help plan, develop, and carry out requirements for projects both large and small.
  • Person will initiate work on a project and prepare job status worksheets as projects progress.
  • Person will organize and give instruction for field crew set up and review work done for completeness.
  • Person will provide input for proposals to estimate the cost and establish a budget and schedule for the technical requirements of the project.
  • Person will help Regional Director and/or Project Managers to maintain Scope of Work, budget, and perform quality control on documents to maintain project schedules.
  • Person will prepare maps, computations from field notes, office data, title searches and improvement plans for office and field use.
  • Person will inform the Regional Director and/or Project Manager of any major problems, time delays, or potential cost overruns.
  • Person will work independently or under the guidance of the Regional Director and/or Project Manager to solve complex technical challenges.
  • Person will coordinate and review the work of project team of Surveyors, Assistant Surveyors, CAD Operators, Survey Technicians, and Drafters, as needed.
  • Person will work as a team member on large projects with aggressive schedules.
  • Person will possess strong attention to detail and be highly motivated.
  • Person must be able to work with minimal supervision.
Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) license.
  • Ideal candidate will have a BS in Surveying or similar technical degree.
  • Ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of work experience with their PLS license.
  • Must be proficient using AutoCAD Civil 3D (2013 or later).
  • Strong preference for experience with GPS planning and processing, especially to Caltrans Specifications.
  • Strong preference for experience with planning, implementing, and checking terrestrial LiDAR acquisition.
  • Strong preference for experience with Right of Way Surveys, including creation of Legal Descriptions and Plats, Appraisal Maps, and Land Nets.
  • Preference for proficiency with MicroStation.
  • Preference for candidates who are willing to work in off-site locations, including offices of our clients.
  • Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license (Class C) and a satisfactory background and driving clearance.

 

Survey Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Person will be responsible for compiling data collected from field surveys into CADD environment and drafting various projects, including property base maps, topographic design maps, ALTA surveys, etc.
  • Person will be downloading, interpreting, organizing, reducing, and verifying field survey notes and raw electronic survey data from data collectors.
  • Person will interpret and write legal descriptions and prepare accompanying plats under the direction of a Licensed Land Surveyor.
  • Person will perform other technical project objectives such as utility, as-built plan, and property boundary research.
  • Person will be involved with interpreting and extracting terrestrial, mobile, and aerial LiDAR data.
  • Person will work as a team member on large projects with aggressive schedules.
  • Person will possess strong attention to detail.
  • Person must be able to work under supervision.
Requirements:

  • Must be proficient using AutoCAD Civil 3D (2013 or later).
  • Ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of experience as a Survey Technician. Preference will be given for more experienced candidates. Preference may be given to candidates with formal training or education.
  • Preference for candidate with LSIT or EIT, but not a requirement.
  • Strong preference for proficiency with MicroStation, and TopoDot or other LiDAR-based software, and ability to learn new software and technical work processes.
  • Preference for experience with Legal Descriptions and Plats, Right of Way Mapping, and drafting of topographic maps, Corner Records and Records of Survey, and other exhibits, reports, and deliverables.
  • Preference for candidates who are willing to work in off-site locations, including offices of our clients.
  • Preference for candidates experienced with ArcGIS.
  • Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license (Class C) and a satisfactory background and driving clearance.

Southern California Opportunities

Project Surveyor

Responsibilities:

  • Plans, develops, and carries out the technical requirements of a large and intricate surveying and mapping project and/or a number of small projects with complex features.
  • Initiates work on the project at hand, and prepares job status worksheets as the project progresses.
  • Gives initial instructions for field crew set up and performs a job site inspection ensuring control points are aligned with scope of project and proper equipment is being used.
  • Provides input for proposals to estimate the cost and establish a budget and schedule for the technical requirements of the project.
  • Informs the Project Manager, daily, of any major problems, time delays, or potential cost overruns, maintaining the company’s schedule, scope, and accuracy standards or quality control points through periodic meetings and/or written updates.
  • Works independently or under the guidance of the Project Manager and Regional Director to solve technical problems within the initial scope of the work. May request change in scope if unanticipated problems develop as the work progresses.
  • Keeps abreast of new methods and developments affecting this particular area of expertise.
  • Coordinates and reviews the work of project team of Surveyors, Assistant Surveyors, CAD Operators, Survey Technicians, and Drafters as needed.
  • Provides input to Regional Director in annual performance reviews of project team members.
Requirements:

  • Ability to work as a team member on large projects with aggressive schedules.
  • Must possess high level of integrity in accordance with Towill, Inc. operations, standards, policies, and procedures; and lead by example.
  • Possess strong attention to detail.
  • Be a self-motivated team player.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ideal candidate will have a BS in Surveying and Mapping or at least 6 years industry experience.
  • Must be proficient using AutoCAD Civil 3D (2013 or later) and/or MicroStation.
  • Must possess and demonstrate basic technical understanding of mapping and land surveying, including: legal principles of boundary determinations, sectionalized land subdivisions, the California State Plane Coordinate System, California statutes regulating the practice of land surveying and the subdivision of land, control and geodetic surveys, aerial photogrammetric surveys, survey accuracies and precisions, and uses and capabilities of modern surveying instruments.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel and Outlook.
  • Must be able to begin work as soon as possible.
  • Must be in possession of a valid drivers’ license (Class C) and a satisfactory background and driving clearance.
  • Must have excellent and effective oral and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Must possess the ability to see the organization as a whole and understand the interrelationships of the various functions of the organization and the impact they have on one another.

 

Survey Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Person will be responsible for compiling data collected from field surveys into CADD environment and drafting various projects including property base maps, topographic design maps, facility centerline maps, plan and profile design drawings, permit support documents, and legal plats.
  • Person will be formatting design data for import into CADD environment, analyzing data and comparing to published plans, compiling reports for revision documents, preparing field packages, and supporting drafting operations.
  • Person will be downloading, interpreting, organizing, reducing, and verifying field survey notes and electronic survey data from data collectors.
  • Person will interpret and write legal descriptions and prepare accompanying plats under the direction of the project manager.
  • Person will be performing quality control functions and quality assurance of project data and deliverables prior to submittal to clients.
  • Person will perform other technical project objectives such as utility, as-built plan, and property boundary research.
  • Person will be involved in the development, documentation, and implementation of procedures to promote efficient performance of a variety of geomatics services offered by Towill, Inc.
  • Person will attend staff meetings to discuss technical issues related to project requirements.
Requirements:

  • Ability to work as a team member on large projects with aggressive schedules.
  • Possess strong attention to detail.
  • Be highly motivated.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be proficient using AutoCAD Civil 3D (2013 or later) and/or MicroStation.
  • Must have prior mapping and/or drafting experience.
  • Must be able to work as soon as possible.
  • Must be in possession of a valid drivers’ license (Class C) and a satisfactory background and driving clearance.
  • Ideal candidate will have at least 4 years industry experience and 2 years formal training or 5 years of industry experience.
  • LSIT or EIT is desired, but not a requirement.

Towill, Inc. is committed to providing an affirmative action and equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental and/or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

In addition to federal law requirements, Towill, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities or has employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Final candidates will be required to undergo an investigative background screening and driving record check. As a federal contractor, Towill participates in E-Verify.

If you are interested in applying for employment, please submit your resume with cover letter (including salary history) via e-mail as a text-only or PDF attachment to: humanresources@towill.com or via fax to 925-627-2300.

Local applicants only, please.