DLZ Corporation

  • Assistant Surveyor

    Job Locations US-IN-South Bend
    # of Openings
  • About DLZ

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    DLZ Corporation is an award-winning architecture and engineering firm serving public and private entities across the nation. As a multidisciplinary firm, DLZ provides engineering and architectural design services, construction management, surveying, right-of-way acquisition and materials testing. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest. In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of ENR's Top 150 U.S. Design Firms. Our growth is a testament to the quality of our work and the satisfaction of our clients.

    Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

    Job Description

    DLZ Corporation has an excellent opportunity for a Assistant Surveyor - Survey Mapping in our South Bend, IN office!


    • Perform surveying & mapping assignments of a limited nature, requiring knowledge of basic surveying principles and the exercise of professional judgment.
    • Perform work under close supervision, and/or provide support to more experienced personnel.
    • Typically given projects of minor complexity, with training leadership levels and technical responsibility can increase.
    • Make exact measurements and compile information for the determination of property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, construction, and other purposes.
    • Perform surveying and mapping projects utilizing Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones), aerial LiDAR, mobile LiDAR, static LiDAR, or any combination of the above.
    • Perform LiDAR and drone feature data extraction and base map production.
    • Assist office, survey and right-of-way acquisition personnel with project description and location, determining legal boundaries, interpretation of deeds, etc.
    • Perform all work in a safe and responsible manner, in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Associate Degree in Civil Engineering, Surveying / Mapping, GIS, Geomatics, Geography or another related field.
    • 0 – 3 years relevant experience
    • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) preferred.
    • Experience with LiDAR, GIS Remote Sensing, and/or surveying preferred.
    • AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Bentley Micro station, or ArcGIS experience preferred.
    • Ability to visit and safely traverse project sites and complying with all applicable safety codes and requirements, including a valid driver’s license.

    NOTE: This position will work primarily in the office preparing drawings of data collected by field staff.


    At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!


    DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.


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