Thompson Engineering
  • Survey
  • Moss Point, MS, USA
  • Depends on experience and qualifications
  • Full Time

Thompson Engineering has a full-time opportunity for a Survey Instrument Technician position in Moss Point, MS. The Surveyor Instrument Technician provides support to the Surveyor Party Chief in the daily responsibilities of the land surveying department. This position is responsible for collecting survey data using designated survey equipment.


  • Operates total station, digital and automatic level, Topcon data collector, TDS software.
  • Collect data for field level notes which is reported to the Surveyor Party Chief.
  • Assist in loading and unloading survey equipment from the company vehicle.
  • Ability to travel and stay overnight based on the workload of the Survey Department.
  • Conduct all work activities in compliance with Thompson Holdings, Inc. Health, Safety & Environmental Management System, safety policies & procedures, safety execution plans and Job Safety and Environmental Analyses.
  • Attend and pro-actively participate in monthly safety meetings, project toolbox safety meetings and safety moments.
  • On time and consistent attendance is required.


Minimum Requirements


  • Five (5) years verifiable experience in surveying commercial and/or heavy industrial construction stakeout.
  • Must have working knowledge of GPS software using the Topcon Hyperlite.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid Driver's License
  • Must have a TWIC card
  • Be able to read and comprehend measurements.
  • Intermediate math skills which include trigonometry and coordinate geometry.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with others.
  • Must be able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to travel and stay overnight based on the workload of the Survey Department


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work in the outside elements of the field up to 100% of the time.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
  • Required to remain standing for a minimum of eight (8) hours per day and walk long distances.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop and climb on a ladder.
  • Must be able to drive a company vehicle to and from job sites.


About Thompson Engineering

Thompson Engineering was established in 1953 in Mobile, Alabama. Since then, the company has grown to include multiple offices in states throughout the Southeast.

Thompson Engineering is a subsidiary of Thompson Holdings, Inc. Our sister companies are Watermark Design Group, an architectural and interior design firm, and Thompson Consulting Services, a disaster recovery consulting firm. As a group, the three firms provide a broad range of architectural and engineering services.

Thompson is an employee-owned firm with more than 300 personnel in multiple disciplines. Our staff has a vested interest in providing safe, quality driven, successful projects that are completed on time and within budget. Our business relies heavily on our performance and the repeat satisfaction of our customers.

Thompson Engineering and Watermark Design Group are equal opportunity employers.   M/F/D/V. 

Pre-employment drug screen and motor vehicle record checks are required.

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