Office Survey Technician
Boise, ID 
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description

Is land surveying your passion? Do you enjoy working on great projects? Can you benefit from being part of an established employee-owned company in a rapidly growing market with career growth opportunities? If so, consider joining our team. DEA's Boise, ID team is hiring for an Office Survey Technician. The Office Survey Technician is responsible for performing technical work in survey control, boundary, topography, ALTA, right of way engineering, and construction surveying services for public and private clients.

Position Duties:

  • Provide office survey office and field support.
  • Responsible for record mapping, ALTA maps, parcel maps, and topographic surveys.
  • Prepare maps, record research, and collect fieldwork.
  • Work closely in an apprenticeship role with Survey Manager, Project Surveyor and a large network of successful professionals around the Western United States.
  • Perform research, design and calculations for survey and mapping projects using AutoCAD or Microstation products.
  • Assist with boundary determinations and procedure analysis.
  • Process field data including raw GPS and conventional data.
  • Prepare legal descriptions, exhibits and plats. Perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Civil 3D (2015 or newer), Trimble Business Center, or Leica Infinity.
  • Minimum 2 years of survey field and/or office experience and general engineering plan reading skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary

Preferred Qualifications:

  • LSIT
  • Associate degree in Land Surveying/Civil Engineering or drafting


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings and Lifestyle Spending Account with employer contribution
  • Support for continuing education and training opportunities
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule
  • Holistic Wellbeing Program with a focus on physical, emotional, financial, career and community health
  • Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help with professional goals

Survey Jobs with DEA:

DEA's survey team uses both conventional and the latest technology all while respecting historic doctrines such as following in the footsteps of the original surveyor. DEA is dedicated to a revenue generating survey team that utilizes tools which allows us to be a leader in traditional and specialty surveying services that includes mobile and static laser scanning, sUAS/drones surveys and hydrographic surveys. Our day-to-day land surveying and geomatics activities are as varied in scope as in any career and we foster a unique, collaborative work environment where specific expertise can be targeted for optimal client solutions.

DEA Inc. is proud to be an AA/EEO employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to characteristics protected by applicable local, state or federal law, such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information or sexual orientation.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
2+ years
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