Survey Intern

The Survey Intern will assist the Party Chief with various tasks including field data collection, boundary and easement surveys, topographic mapping, and construction staking. The Survey Intern should have a general understanding of surveying techniques.

“Many companies offer surveying services, but there are a number of reasons why LDC stands above the rest.  We are self-motivated and take personal ownership in our work, we are detail oriented and we pride ourselves on the service we offer to our clients.

 All of our surveyors are either licensed or on the path to achieving their licensure, which is very rare in the industry. Our department structure is somewhat lateral, in that every employee is highly valued and their input is both solicited and taken seriously. We value teamwork very highly here at LDC.”  – LDC Survey Manager

What You Get to Do

  • Work closely with Party Chief to ensure complete and accurate data collection, note keeping, and field sketches
  • Operate and maintain survey instruments, including levels, theodolites, chains, total station, data collectors and GPS equipment
  • Work in the field on control boundary, topographic surveys, as-built surveys, and construction staking as Survey Intern of a two-person field crew
  • Assist in loading and unloading survey equipment from the company vehicle
  • Perform maintenance of field equipment and maintain supplies for Party Chief
  • Cut and remove brush and undergrowth for line of sight
  • Install property corners and construction stakes and mark appropriately
  • Performs mathematical calculations and field checking of field data


  • Basic surveying knowledge
  • Entry level math skills which include trigonometry and geometry
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple survey measurements
  • Know basic sources of measurement errors
  • Know, understand, and demonstrate safe working/operating methods of assigned tools and equipment
  • Work with the Party Chief to meet the goals of the project in a safe and efficient manner
  • Must be able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work outdoors with long hours and sometimes difficult physical demands
  • Required to remain standing for a minimum of eight (8) hours per day and walk long distances
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and overtime as needed
  • Attendance, punctuality and reliability are essential requirements
  • Possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Self-motivated, hardworking, highly ethical, and dependable employee
  • Possess excellent rapport with management and co-workers, positive can-do attitude, excellent customer service, marketing and people skills
  • Have the ability to handle a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented, organized, multi-tasking and good follow-through skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Excellent stress management and time management skills
  • Ability to carry up to 70 pounds and able to endure working in inclement weather conditions
  • Represent LDC in a responsible manner
  • Valid Washington State driver’s license including a good driving record and ability to meet company insurance requirements


LDC offers a great work environment with outstanding benefits, and opportunities for personal and professional growth, including:

  • Comprehensive Health and Wellness Benefits
    • Medical
    • HSA (Health Savings Account)
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Flexible Core Work Schedule
  • 401-k Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Discretionary Bonuses
  • Healthy Work/Life Balance
  • Competitive wages and opportunity for overtime.
  • Fitness Workout Room
  • Training/continuing education.
  • Career advancement opportunities.
  • Company events (company barbecues, family picnics, preseason Seahawk game and many more).

LDC is growing! We need self-directed, high performers, who enjoy working in an exciting environment.

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