The Davey Tree Expert Company

Survey CAD Technician

Gainesville, VA, US, 20155

Additional Locations: n/a

Primary Locations: VA, Gainesville, 5300 Wellington Branch Drive, Suite 100, 20155 

Requisition ID: 179575

Position Overview


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. (a Davey company) is seeking a Survey CAD Technician to support work in our Survey Department and potential CAD needs in other departments. Responsibilities include assisting project managers and surveyors with as-builts, existing conditions, tree surveys, topographic surveys, plats, wetland delineation locations, stake-out computations, detailed cross-sections, profiles, etc., from initial set-up and data processing through final deliverable documents. Typical projects include stream restoration, wetland restoration and creation, floodplain surveys, wetland delineation surveys, archaeology surveys, existing conditions, and other water resource surveying projects. Work will include interaction with staff and departments across our multidisciplinary team – including engineers, scientists, archeologists, compliance, and GIS staff. This position may require periodic field work associated with these projects.




  • Education: Associates degree in a related field or 2 years of equivalent experience 
  • Candidates must be proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D (1+ years of experience preferred) 
  • Survey-related background is a plus
  • Ability to execute multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated, engaged, and team-oriented
  • Additional experience in the following is ideal: ArcGIS, Bentley software, Microsoft Office, Adobe, Blue Beam, LiDAR point cloud processing, and Land Surveying techniques and methods
  • Ideal candidate will be a good communicator, technically competent, proactive, a problem-solver, desire to learn, quality-oriented, and work well in a multidisciplinary team
  • Candidate must possess general computer skills

Additional Information


What We Offer:*

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options
  • Group Health Plan
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program:  Send-A-Friend
  • Locations throughout the United States in major cities and desirable areas
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees
  • Charitable matching gift program

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview


Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on exchanging ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of natural and cultural resource consulting services and is based in Gainesville, Va. The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit


If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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