Current Opportunities

 

Current Opportunities

Are you ready for something different?

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

Are you an experienced Surveyor, Survey Tech, or Geospatial Professional, 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 ones that most surveying and mapping 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 and Certified Photogrammetrists 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 Field Surveyors, Project Surveyors, and Survey Technicians to work in office locations throughout California. We also have immediate full-time and temporary openings for Geospatial Professionals and Technicians to work in Colorado Springs, CO, or Concord, CA.

Ideal candidates 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, survey candidates will report to the Regional Survey Director in our corporate headquarters, located in Concord. Central and Southern California survey candidates will report to the Regional Survey Director, based in our Inland Empire office, or to a Survey Project Manager in Orange or San Diego. Geospatial Professionals and Technicians will report to Towill’s Chief Photogrammetrist in Concord, regardless of office location. All candidates will carry out a broad range of technical assignments requiring specialized knowledge of, and experience associated with, land surveying and/or mapping principles and practices to support various projects throughout their respective regions.

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.
You may also mail your resume to:  Alicia Gonzalez, Towill, Inc., 2300 Clayton Road, Suite 1200, Concord, CA 94520  (This option is not recommended.)
Local applicants only, please.


Mapping Opportunities

Calling all exceptional Geospatial Professionals and Technicians!  Our firm has available full-time and temporary position openings in our Concord and Colorado Springs offices.  We seek a range of technical skills in the following priority:

  1. 3D stereo digitizing from aerial imagery;
  2. Airborne LiDAR data classification; and
  3. CAD editing and formatting of large-scale topographic maps.
Experience with transportation-related (DOT) mapping projects is desired.  Full-time and temporary positions will be 40 hours per week.  Both highly experienced and emerging professionals will be considered.  Our philosophy is to continuously look for the latest innovation and skills as well as continue to foster growth and development in these areas.

 


Northern California Survey 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.

 


Central California Survey Opportunities

Field Surveyor

Are you a certified chainperson through Operating Engineers Local 3, or do you have four years of field experience?  Do you need management trainee hours in pursuit of your LS?
Towill, Inc. is currently seeking driven, safety-minded self-starters to fulfill two (2) chainperson-level field surveyor positions for work in the Fresno area!  The ideal candidate would be available immediately and may be required to work overtime.

Benefits of working as a field surveyor at Towill:

  • Prevailing and competitive wages to start.
  • Gain hands-on experience in surveying alongside experienced staff.
  • Mentoring room for growth for the right self-starter.
Responsibilities:

  • Person will assist with operation of survey equipment, field measurement, utility measure-downs, and construction staking.
  • Person will assist with layout activities.
  • Person will assist with set-up of instruments and backsights.
  • Person will work under the direction of other crew persons to manage traffic safety, signage and cone locations, etc.
Requirements:

  • Requires a high school diploma or GED.
  • Requires four (4) years of either college education or field experience, or certification to journeyman through IUOE Local 3—Chainperson skill level.
  • Must be in possession of a valid California driver’s license (Class C).
  • Satisfactory results in driving background and criminal background screening.  *
  • Must possess oral and written communication skills.
  • Must work in a safe, mindful, and consistent manner without posing risk to self or others.
  • Must maintain physical condition necessary for: walking over uneven surfaces; standing for extended periods of time; some stooping, crawling, crouching, and hiking; some lifting and carrying of equipment; audiovisual acuity; and manual and physical dexterity.

*  Negative results do not translate to immediate disqualification.  Each case will be given individual consideration per the requirements in local legislation regarding Second Chance Ordinances.  Some project assignments may include pre-assignment and random drug and alcohol testing.

 


Southern California Survey 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.