Survey Technician

  • Posted on May 3, 2023
  • Location: Houston, TX


Posted under: Survey & Mapping

What does this job entail?

Under the supervision of a Licensed Surveyor or Senior Survey Technician, the Survey Technician will perform surveying and mapping duties for Oil & Gas and Municipal related projects. The Survey Technician will support office and field staff by producing maps, plats, drawings and reports as requested. The Survey Technician will be a champion and leader of our company core values while maintaining internal and external customer engagement and satisfaction.

Some responsibilities include:

  • Setting up jobs for drafting, instructing draftsman, and reviewing plats upon completion
  • Setting up project field work and providing crews with all the required information necessary to perform the project
  • Importing survey field data and maintaining existing data in files
  • Checking preliminary data and final products to ensure quality control of all data entering the system
  • Inputting deeds and plats required for a project into CAD software for analysis
  • Researching and mapping source documentation, including deeds, correspondence, legal documents, construction plans, and other specific discipline related technical writing
  • Mapping pipeline right-of-way and pipeline alignment sheets
  • Mapping Oil & Gas Surface plats and Permit plats for Railroad Commission Permits

Am I qualified for this position?

  • Associate’s degree in a survey or drafting and design related field with six (6) months of directly related industry experience; three (3) years of experience can be substituted for education
  • Knowledge of Oil and Gas Industry plats
  • Previous experience with client communication and/or project management (preferred)
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D (required) and ArcGIS or ArcMAP (preferred)

Why work for Fenstermaker?

Our success is based on establishing lasting partnerships and providing innovative, high-quality products and services. We conduct our business ethically, honestly and with integrity in everything we do.

Our core values define the way we do business.


We treat everyone like family and put people over policy.

We place an emphasis on safety and are supportive and empathetic in rough times.

One Company

We leverage our multi-disciplinary strength to benefit our clients.

We communicate, collaborate and execute together, as a team.

Customer Obsessed

We treat others the way they want to be treated – with respect.

We create unforgettable experiences and build lasting relationships and establish partnerships.

Growth Mindset

We believe growth creates opportunity and gives us the capability of building long-term careers.

Be Different

We encourage and reward innovation.

We serve our clients in ways that make the competition irrelevant.

We create a unique experience for our team members.

EOE/AA Employer. Applications confidential.

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