Land Surveyor

Job ID
US-CO-Glenwood Springs

Job Description





Do you want to live in the mountains?  Are you a Land Surveyor looking for a new opportunity?  Do you want to work for a growing company? Do you enjoy working with well-known clients and on a variety of challenging projects?  We want you on our growing team at SGM.


SGM is a 90 person civil engineering consulting firm headquartered in Glenwood Springs, CO who is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented, Land Surveyor to join our Glenwood Springs, CO surveying team.


Some great perks:

  • Mountain living where you can ski, hike, bike, fish, camp, and don’t have to deal with the weekend traffic!
  • SGM has been contributing engineering and surveying solutions to Colorado communities for several decades.
  • SGM is a multidisciplinary engineering firm with several disciplines under one roof – civil, structural, water resources, surveying, and other engineering and construction services.
  • Working for a company with a fabulous reputation and is committed to quality service and forming long term client relationships
  • SGM is the largest full-service engineering, surveying and consulting firm based in western Colorado


SGM is seeking an experienced Land Surveyor to join their Glenwood Springs team. As a Land Surveyor with SGM, you will have the opportunity to join a strong team of career oriented surveyors who work on a diverse set of projects for both private and municipal clients.

What you will be doing:

  • Communicate with client regarding project scope and schedule
  • Perform research/review title commitments
  • Analyze survey objectives and specifications to prepare survey proposals or to direct others in survey proposal preparation.
  • Give survey crews and technicians the direction they need to successfully complete projects.
  • Perform QA/QC on survey projects performed by others in the department
  • Manage projects from start to finish. Certify survey at completion.

Qualifications for the successful candidate are:

  • Colorado PLS or ability to acquire soon
  • Experience managing survey crews and technicians
  • Progressive land surveying experience
  • Diverse surveying experience with GPS and conventional surveying equipment including research, boundary retracement, construction staking, topographic mapping, subdivision platting, ROW plans and legal description preparation
  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License
  • Physically capable of performing typical land surveying tasks including ability to carry 50+ lbs. of survey gear through mountainous terrain
  • Basic understanding of coordinate systems
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a crew
  • Motivated problem solver
  • Ability to work long hours when needed with occasional out of town travel
  • Strong desire to live, work, and play in Western Colorado

Additional preferred qualifications:

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D proficiency
  • MicroStation/InRoads proficiency
  • GIS experience
  • UAV experience
  • Pix4D experience
  • Trimble Business Center proficiency
  • DOT, CDOT Right of Way, and TMOSS proficiency



Yes, we have more benefits!

401(K) with company match, Health, Vision & Dental Plans, Life & Supplemental Life Insurance, Short & Long-term Disability, Vacation & Holiday Pay, Cafeteria Plan – Healthcare FSA and Dependent Care FSA, Transportation Benefits


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