The Davey Tree Expert Company

Survey Field Technician | Sharon Center, OH and Kent, OH

Kent, OH, US, 44240

Additional Locations: Sharon Center, OH, Kent, OH

Primary Locations: OH, Kent, 295 S. Water Street, 3rd Floor, 44240 

Requisition ID: 174973

Position Overview

We are currently looking to add a Survey Technician to our passionate team of environmental professionals that is responsible for performing field work related to boundaries, construction, and mapping requirements of survey projects.

Job Duties

Essential Functions:  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Assist with the collection and preparation of data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys.
  2. Participate in and ensure accuracy of boundary, ALTA, right of way, topographic, utility, bathymetric, and construction staking surveys.
  3. Adjust and operate surveying equipment, compile notes, and make sketches on a variety of project types.
  4. Develop knowledge and utilization of and total stations, scanning, levels, and satellite-based global positioning systems (GPS).
  5. Upload and download data obtained.
  6. Assist with communicating findings to others associated with projects, and production of final documents.


  1. Problem Solving/Analysis.
    1. Able to make independent decisions on complexities and method.
    2. Ability to apply knowledge to a variety of assignments.
  2. Technical Capacity.
    1. Will be proficient with AutoCAD Civil 3D (preferred).
    2. Able to make use of advanced technology along with modification and extension of theories and practices.
  3. Communication Proficiency.
    1. Able to provide guidance to others on objectives, critical issues, and concepts.
    2. Ability to communicate regularly with internal staff and customers as needed on project related issues.
  4. Collaboration Skills.
    1. Initially, will consult with supervisor on unique, unusual problems and developments.
    2. As experience expands, will play a key role in collaborating on new or improved techniques and procedures oncomplex projects and assignments.
  5. Scheduling/Time Management Skills
    1. Ability to work with multiple survey crews based on client demands.
    2. Able to prioritize activities and task in tandem with needs of other departments.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This job is performed within a professional office environment and at times at external customer job sites. Conditions may be subject to climate and temperature changes, as well as terrain variations.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position with flexible work schedules. During peak work periods, a minimum of 40 hours per week may be required.

Travel: There is minimal anticipated overnight travel for this position. Local day travel is required.

Required Education and Experience

  1. 3-5 years of surveying-related experience
  2. Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Surveying and Mapping
  3. Previous experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D
  4. Demonstrated customer service experience
  5. Current, valid Driver’s License

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties orresponsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change atany time with or without notice.

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.
  • Career Development Program supported by industry expert safety specialists and skilled trainers.
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees.
  • Charitable matching gift program.

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview

DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is a leader in the natural resource, environmental, and forestry consulting industries throughout the United States.

Divisional Overview


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. 

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 50% 

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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