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UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of Companies Surveyor in Anchorage, Alaska

Tracking Code Umiaq Design

Job Code 20-0504

Posting Title Surveyor

Post Date 3/27/2020

Full Time / Part-Time Full Time

Travel Up to 25%

City Anchorage

State AK

Description UMIAQ, a member of the Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation (UIC) family of companies (formerly LCMF) is currently seeking a Project land surveyor for our Anchorage, Alaska office. As a project land surveyor you will consult with clients, prepare proposals, perform

deed and plan research, boundary and topographic surveys, data collection and survey calculations. You will also be responsible for the production of client deliverables including survey plats and property descriptions, ALTA surveys, easement descriptions/exhibits

and as-built surveys. To qualify you must be a Professional Land Surveyor licensed to practice in Alaska or the ability to become one within 1 year of employment.

We recruit qualified people looking to join a workforce characterized by strong leadership, competent, hard-working staff, and a superior work environment with a focus on career development, great wages and benefits.

As a project surveyor you will perform deed and plan research, process and reduce boundary and topographic surveys, drafting of survey documents, plats and other survey exhibits including survey calculations. You will also be responsible for the production

of client deliverables including survey plats and property descriptions, ALTA surveys, easement development with legal descriptions/exhibits and as-built surveys with an initial focus on Cadastral Surveys.

The basic function of the Project Surveyor is to assist the Principal Surveyor and Senior Project Surveyor with the completion of various types of office operations including, Topographic / design surveys, GNSS (GPS) surveys, Boundary and location surveys,

Route location surveys, Construction staking and other types of surveys as required by the company, Including logistics and planning associated with working in remote locations throughout Alaska.

Essential Functions:

• Assist the Survey Department with drafting, GIS mapping and development, as well as calculations and project deliverables.

• Research and preparation for field surveys including pre-calculations.

• Cadastral Survey reduction, processing, calculations and drafting.

• Ability to process and comprehend survey field notes and sketches for all assigned projects and complete administrative tasks for time keeping and project billing.

• Read and interpret maps, deeds, issued survey instructions and construction documents.

• Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of computer aided design CAD software (AutoCAD Civil 3D), Trimble Business Center (TBC) and ArcGIS (ESRI) is essential to this position.

• UAS (drone) mapping with PIX4D software.

• Knowledge of computers and relevant software (Excel, Word, Adobe, PowerPoint, etc.)

• Knowledge of Analytic or scientific software.

• Skilled in critical thinking, monitoring, record keeping and coordination.

Requirements Required Experience:

• Minimum of 8 years progressive Land Surveying experience.

Preferred Experience:

• Current License as Professional Land Surveyor in the State of Alaska or ability to acquire one within one year.

Physical Demands:

• Work in extreme conditions (remote/isolated areas, cold temperatures, wind, rain, snow, and insects).

• Work long hours (12 hours a day for at least two weeks straight).

• Able to lift at least 50 pounds.

• Walk long distances over irregular and difficult terrain.

Environmental Demands:

• May be exposed to heat, cold, noise, fumes, and airborne particles.

• May be working in close proximity to moving equipment.

• Surveying involves both fieldwork and indoor work.

• When working outside, surveyors may stand for long periods and often walk long distances, sometimes in bad weather.

  • UIC and its Family of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics


  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere.

  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)