Temporary Survey Technician


Duluth, MN, US, 55802

Join an entrepreneurial team of dedicated engineering and technical services consultants that work to improve and strengthen America’s critical infrastructures. At Lake Superior Consulting (LSC), a Shawcor company, we are committed to safeguarding the well-being of people and the environment without compromise in a fast-paced, high energy environment.  LSC supports client projects ranging from Front-End Engineering through Commissioning, allowing our teams to gain a breadth of in-depth experience while making a positive impact in several industries.

With our primary focus being the Energy industry, we also support other industries including Power & Utilities, Water & Wastewater, Mining, Commercial and Municipalities.  Our employees are driven by diverse and challenging projects while being able to make meaningful contributions to essential industries.

LAKE SUPERIOR CONSULTING is currently growing at a fast pace and as part of that growth, we are seeking to fill a position as a Temporary Survey Technician. This role will be elgible for per diem.

This role is expected to have a thorough knowledge of various types of surveys and survey equipment. This role will be responsible to set up, adjust and operate the equipment used at project sites. This role will work with a Survey Crew Chief to aid in the collection of field data, laying out construction sites, and marking underground utilities.


· Efficiently set up and operate GPS and Total Station equipment

· Assist with locating underground utilities using locating equipment

· Support projects using competent and ethical principles and techniques

· Basic understanding of reading and interpreting project plans and technical drawings

· Support survey crew in a professional and proficient manner

· Be professional when interacting with clients, contractors, and landowners

· Follow all safety procedures put into place

· Construction staking

· Successfully troubleshoot equipment and other issues that may occur

Position Requirements:

· Minimum of 2 years survey field experience preferred

· Completes projects using quality and ethical principles and techniques

· Ability to hold and maintain a valid driver’s license

· Ability to pass a DOT and company required drug and alcohol test

· Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

· Willingness to work extra hours when project demands

· Travel up to 70-100%

Physical Requirements and Demands:

  • Frequent periods of standing and walking for long periods
  • Occasional lifting of equipment up to 50lbs
  • Exposure to weather including heat and cold climates
  • Ability to work long hours and possible overtime when projects demand

EEO Statement

Lake Superior Consulting, LLC (LSC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Nearest Major Market: Duluth MN
Nearest Secondary Market: Superior WI