Sr. Land Surveyor

Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte | US-WV-Charleston | US-NC-Raleigh
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RES is looking for an Sr. Land Surveyor with 7+ years of experience in boundary and topographic surveying experience based in our office in Charlotte NC, Raleigh NC, or Charleston SC.

The Mission: Our operations teams in the Carolinas need an expert understanding of the land we work on to make sure our projects reach their full potential. To achieve this, we need an licensed surveyor with experience mapping land to ensure our projects have a positive effect.


RES currently works in over 27 states, with 20+ projects in each state. In our southeast division, many of these products involve the Manipulation of Freshwater Resources Such as Streams. A successful candidate is an experienced surveyor who has spent time Mapping Natural Landscapes, especially fresh water sources. The candidate should also have experience uploading the information they record in the field to an AutoCAD program, as well as the communication skills needed to explain figures and renderings to project designers and engineers.

What your day-to-day might look like?

50% of your time, you will be in the field making environmental mapping, especially on streams, wetlands, and ponds. Support for GIS grade GPS mapping will be needed

40% of your time, you will be in the office rendering/uploading maps and other information you have recorded in the field.

10% of your time, you will be supporting our planning, engineering, ecology, and construction departments


We would like to talk to you if you have many of the following:

  • Ability to perform field work and/or drafting for land surveying scopes of work including construction staking, boundary surveys, ALTA surveys, legal descriptions, as-built surveys, and topographic surveys for various stream, wetland & stormwater projects
  • NC PLS certificate and ability to register SC PLS in the future
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Total Station, and RTK GPS is required


What will make you stand out

  • Experience with GPS machine control, GIS grade GPS mapping and GPS machine control operations
  • SC PLS Certification
  • Experience managing a team of surveying staff.

Who is RES: We are the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 525 stream miles and 62,000 wetland acres, in addition to conserving and preserving 15,000 acres of endangered species habitats. RES operations include planting over 20,000,000 restorative trees and reducing over 280 tons of polluting nutrients. RES ecological solutions enable a balance of economic development and ecological sustainability.


Our culture: Working for RES means having a career that truly makes an impact and a job that helps make nature and communities better. Our people share a deep interest and passion for sustainability and ecological restoration. As an ever-growing company, we cultivate entrepreneurship, flexibility, and collaboration while taking a bold approach to project development. We foster a team environment while enriching individual growth.


Our people: explore our employees’ profiles here.


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RES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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