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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

See a list of open positions at our Anacortes and San Juan Island offices.

Please reach out with any questions and submit applications to Info.ssi@rockisland.com and we look forward to working with you. 

Seeking full-time Survey CAD Technician  for Land Surveying office in Anacortes, WA and Friday Harbor, WA

Star Surveying, Inc. seeks full-time Survey CAD Technician to collaborate with field and office personnel to create technical drawings for topographic and boundary surveys.  Candidate has the choice of working at either of our two office locations; Anacortes and Friday Harbor, WA with projects assigned from both offices.  

 

Ideal candidate has years of experience drafting in AutoCAD Civil 3D applicable to land surveying and has a basic knowledge of accepted boundary and legal principles.  

Additional responsibilities of the Survey CAD Technician are:

  • Create technical drawings for A.L.T.A. Surveys, Short Plats, Long Plats, Final Plats, Boundary Line Agreements, Boundary Line Adjustments, and exhibit maps.  

  • Research legal and survey records to obtain information about property boundaries, including: deeds, easements, vacations, dedications, Right of Ways, etc.

  • Interpret and create legal descriptions and exhibits.  

  • Reduce and process field notes, sketches, checklists and digital data in required formats for Project Managers, Land Surveyors and Drafting personnel

  • Perform topographic mapping and construction staking preparation

  • Adjust conventional and G.P.S. control networks

Company Profile: 

Star Surveying has been surveying and mapping the San Juan Islands for over 30 years, conducting field-to-finish surveying and mapping services using the industry's best technologies.

Our firm provides services for residential projects such as boundary surveys and topographic mapping and assists clients with various land use projects such as boundary line adjustments, land division, and plat alterations. We also work with local town and county officials for municipal engineering, utility, and road projects.  

 

Offices in Anacortes and Friday Harbor, WA.  

Serving San Juan, Skagit, and Island Counties. 

Benefits available after 90 days. 

 

Paid sick time, 2 weeks paid vacation (accrued based on hours worked) and 8 paid holidays per year.

Medical Insurance with Health Savings Account available after 90 days. 

 

Wages based on experience: $25-35/hour

Resumes should be sent to info.ssi@rockisland.com

Seeking Survey Manager / P.L.S for Land Surveying office in Anacortes, WA

Star Surveying, Inc. seeks a Professional Land Surveyor to manage our secondary office located in beautiful Anacortes, WA serving clients throughout Skagit and Island Counties.

 

Knowledge in property ownership/documentation research, boundary law, writing legal descriptions, and preparing boundary surveys, plats, ALTA surveys, topographic maps, construction staking, and roadway right-of-way projects are basic expectations of a successful candidate for this full-time position.  

Requirements:

  • Washington registered Professional Land Surveyor

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as project manager and Land Surveyor

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D drafting and models, construction calculations, boundary surveys, topographic and design surveys, subdivisions, site plans, right-of-way plans, as-built drawings, GPS computations, legal descriptions, easements, exhibits, title research, etc. 

  • Experienced with Trimble Total Station and GNSS receivers

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and provide clear and consistent communication with clients, office personnel, and field crew members.  

  • Research for projects, complete estimates, and preparation of project proposals.  

  • Maintain QA/QC, ensure projects are being managed efficiently and within budget. 

Company Profile: 

Star Surveying has been surveying and mapping the San Juan Islands for over 30 years, conducting field-to-finish surveying and mapping services using the industry's best technologies.

Our firm provides services for residential projects such as boundary surveys and topographic mapping and assists clients with various land use projects such as boundary line adjustments, land division, and plat alterations. We also work with local town and county officials for municipal engineering, utility, and road projects.  

 

Offices in Anacortes and Friday Harbor, WA.  

Serving San Juan, Skagit, and Island Counties. 

Competitive pay, Medical, Health Savings Account, Holidays, Sick Pay.  

Potential for company stock ownership

Resumes should be sent to info.ssi@rockisland.com

Seeking Field Survey Technician for Anacortes, WA and Friday Harbor, WA

Star Surveying, Inc is seeking experienced Field Survey Technicians to join our growing team.  Opportunities are for Full-Time employment at both our Anacortes, WA and Friday Harbor, WA locations.  Medical benefits with Health Savings Account (HSA) available after 90 days.  Wages $25-$30 per hour depending on experience. 

Candidates should have experience and knowledge in the maintenance of field equipment, setup, operations, and proper field procedures to ensure efficient and accurate field data collection.  Candidates should be experienced in the use and application of GPS and Trimble Robotic Total Stations. 

Field Survey Technicians work under the guidance of a Party Chief and under the authority of a Professional Land Surveyor.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Carrying Equipment on job sites – various terrain and a minimum of 50 pounds

  • Operate the data collector

  • Maintain detailed and accurate notes in field books 

  • Ability to perform basic office function downloading and processing field data

  • Locate property corners; set property corners and mag nails and hubs.

  • Maintain field equipment and inventory and keep the trucks clean inside and out

  • Ability to complete field projects the first time without unnecessary return trips

  • Ability to work effectively and maintain a good attitude with our field and office team

  • Provide efficient, accurate, and complete survey field work

  • Take field notes including depiction sketches

  • Provide field calculations and construction staking

  • Ability to maintain quality field procedures and follow directions of the licensed land surveyor

  • Provide equipment calibration and maintenance

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2 years Minimum Party Chief experience

  • High  School Diploma / GED

  • Valid Driver’s License, and safe driving record

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Flexibility to travel

  • Highly motivated

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Coordinate multiple project simultaneously

  • Ability to lead a crew or work alone with the appropriate field equipment

  • Ability to complete field projects the first time without unnecessary return trips

  • Ability to work effectively and maintain a good attitude with our field and office team

  • Ability to perform basic office function downloading and processing field data

  • Provide efficient, accurate, and complete survey field work

  • Take field notes including depiction sketches

  • Provide field calculations and construction staking

  • Ability to maintain quality field procedures

  • Provide equipment calibration and maintenance

  • Ability to train/mentor field technicians to effectively and efficiently accomplish the responsibilities described above

 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to operate Topcon PS total station and GR5 GPS receivers.

  • Carlson Survey software and AutoCAD experience.

Resumes should be sent to info.ssi@rockisland.com

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