Survey Technician

Job Locations US-FL-Fort Lauderdale
Job ID
Geospatial/ Land Surveying
Full Time


We are seeking a Survey Technician to join our team in Fort Lauderdale, FL. 


At WGI, you will find talented, passionate associates providing exceptional service in collaborative, team-driven environments, all while having fun and enjoying the work they do. We work to stay ahead of the curve by investing in the latest tools and technology. As one of the nation’s top consulting firms, we consistently strive to promote efficiency, cultivate a culture our associates can proudly embrace, and empower our associates to advance their career growth at WGI, and beyond.


WGI is always looking for remarkable individuals to join our team and help us grow in our vision. If you think you are an innovative, self-motivated team-player, and want to shape your community, join our WGI team today!


WGI offers a complete Benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD & STD, Life Insurance, 401k with match, PTO, Holidays, HSA with company contribution, Pet insurance, and Employee assistance program.


In this position, you will assist the Survey Project Manager in the execution of various public  and private sector survey assignments. You will work with other technicians and direct field crews to complete small and large-scale transportation projects.



  • Coordination with field crews and other technicians to monitor project responsibilities
  • Reviews consultant submittals for conformity to FDOT’s standards and the scope of services.
  • Processes field data collected by the survey crew, evaluates, and assures the data is accurate and complete.
  • Utilizes CADD applications to create and/or revise maps and sketches, including Project Network Control sheets. Prepares and/or revises Legal descriptions.
  • Prepares and/or reviews scopes of services and staff hour estimates for design and PD&E projects requiring surveying and mapping services and deliverables.
  • Collects existing information such as field survey data, right of way maps, plats, title reports, and recorded documents.
  • Reviews and/or analyzes and calculates the location of the baselines and rights of way.
  • Perform boundary analysis


  • High school diploma (or equivalent) and a minimum of 8 years of experience in the surveying and mapping field;
  • or a high school diploma (or equivalent) and a minimum of 4 years of experience in the surveying and mapping field plus a Geospatial Related Secondary Degree.
  • Experience with MicroStation and OpenRoads Designer
  • Experience with FDOT survey requirements and procedures.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment visas

Physical Demands

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Work is performed in an office setting.  Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate a computer, keyboard, and mouse.  The use of a telephone headset will allow for virtual communication with team members through Zoom and/or Microsoft Teams.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to sit for prolonged periods, use hands/fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls reach with hands and arms, speak, and hear.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

If you have what it takes to join our growing organization and want to be part of a dedicated team, please apply today. In return, WGI provides a competitive salary and an outstanding work environment. WGI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

WGI does not accept any unsolicited resumes. Should any 3rd party agency or recruiter forward or submit any resume(s) to a WGI associate without a pre-existing contractual agreement, the submitted resume(s) will be deemed the property of WGI, and no placement fee will be provided.


All agencies and vendors are required to have a signed WGI vendor agreement from the WGI Chief HR Officer permitting them to work directly through our Talent Acquisition team. Obtaining this signed vendor agreement is the only way you will receive payment. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of our staff will not be binding.


All third-party recruiting/supplemental staffing agencies are expected to familiarize themselves and abide by this policy.  


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