DLZ Corporation

  • Surveyor

    Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis | US-IN-South Bend
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  • About DLZ

    DLZ Corporation is an award-winning architecture and engineering firm serving public and private entities across the nation. As a multidisciplinary firm, DLZ provides engineering and architectural design services, construction management, surveying, right-of-way acquisition and materials testing. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest. In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of ENR's Top 150 U.S. Design Firms. Our growth is a testament to the quality of our work and the satisfaction of our clients.

    Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

    Job Description

    DLZ Corporation has a rewarding Surveyor opportunity in Indianapolis or South Bend, IN!


    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Perform surveying assignments of a varied nature, requiring a solid understanding of the principles of land surveying and planning, and the exercise of professional judgment.
    • Perform work with general guidance and supervision, or provide support to more experienced personnel.
    • Provide support to field staff.
    • Interpret and process field data.
    • Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, construction, and other purposes
    • Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and legal descriptions of surveys to describe, certify, and assume liability for work performed.
    • Perform survey duties, including the following:
      • Deed, survey, mapping, etc. research through local, county and state offices
      • Computations to perform and complete survey
      • Coordination with Survey/Project Manager to pool necessary survey personnel to assist with survey
      • Preparation of legal description, plat, topographic map, etc., to complete project
      • Preparation of topographic surveys using Unmanned Aircraft Systems, LiDAR, laser scanning, and conventional methods.
    • Assist office, survey and right-of-way acquisition personnel with project description and location, determining legal boundaries, interpretation of deeds, etc.
    • Perform all work in a safe and responsible manner, in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Job Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Surveying / Mapping, Engineering Technology, Construction Technology, Mechanical Technology or another related field preferred.  Applicant should have obtained, or be in the process of obtaining coursework necessary for licensure as a Professional Surveyor in Indiana.
    • 1 or more years’ relevant experience.
    • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) with eligibility to become a licensed Professional Surveyor (PS) preferred.
    • Experience with AutoCAD and/or Civil 3D required.
    • Ability to visit and safely traverse construction and project sites and complying with all applicable safety codes and requirements.


    At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!


    DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.


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