Jacobs Survey Technician in Englewood, Colorado

Survey Technician


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Job Summary:

Jacobs has an opportunity for a Survey Technician located in the Denver Metro area. Candidate must understand the project goal, scope of work and expectations of the client.

Candidate will assist the Project Surveyor with delivery of survey tasks including:

  • Field crew setup

  • Interpreting field notes and sketches

  • GPS and conventional data processing

  • Feature code editing and processing

  • Generating and editing Digital Terrain Models (DTM)

  • Public records research

  • Title commitment and record document review

  • COGO calculations

  • Right of Way acquisition determination

  • Writing property descriptions

  • Perform work in a safe manner

  • Follow department quality processes and project QC plans.

  • Work as a team player and contribute to an exceptional culture.

Essential Functions: Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.



  • Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in applicable field is preferred

  • A minimum of 1 year of surveying experience is required

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience as a Survey Technician is preferred

  • Previous experience as a Land Surveyor Intern (LSI) is preferred

  • Proficiency with Trimble Business Center, InRoads and Civil 3D preferred

  • Experience with laser scanning, photogrammetry, remote sensing, LiDAR, CAD, GIS, subsurface utilities, or ROW acquisition preferred

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Colorado-Englewood

Req ID: BIA0003I9