NANA Regional Corporation Survey Field Technician – Seasonal in Anchorage, Alaska

Survey Field Technician – Seasonal



The Survey Field Technician assists land surveyors by operating survey instruments and collecting information in the field and by performing computations and data reduction in the office. Field work includes operating survey instruments and collecting information in the field, working under Professional Land Surveyors and Party Chiefs, and by performing computations and data reduction in the field.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work primarily in the field on control, boundary, subdivision, and topographic surveys, on two-person field crew in remote areas of Alaska.

  • Assist land surveyors by preparing survey drawings in an AutoCAD CIVIL3D/LDD environment and performs related office tasks.

  • Accurately run and adjust survey measuring instruments including GPS equipment, total stations with electronic data collecting capabilities, and levels.

  • Take accurate and clear field notes and performs note reduction.

  • Prepare survey drawings to include Record of Survey plats, Right-of-Way (ROW) plans and parcel plats.

  • Perform mathematical calculations and field checking of field data.

  • Perform work in office on ROW, control, boundary, subdivision, and topographic surveys, i.e. data reduction, field note reduction, calculations, data checks and staking computations using survey programs and AutoCAD Civil 3D and LDD on a computer.

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

  • Other duties that are pertinent to the department or unit’s success also may be assigned.


Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 4 years of relevant survey experience.

  • Advanced skillset with Microsoft Word and Excel required.

  • Knowledge of basic sources of measurement errors.

  • Knowledge of principles of monumentation, staking and marking.

  • Must be physically able to work long hours and carry heavy loads.

  • Must be able to work in inclement weather in an arctic environment.

  • A valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record for the past three (3) years to be eligible under company vehicle insurance policy.

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience working in remote areas of Alaska is preferred.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Weather: Outdoors – frequent exposure to moderate to harsh weather conditions. Requires most work to be done outside.

Noise level: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Physical requirements:Employee is required to occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 lbs. Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, use hands/fingers to handle or feel, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk/hear, see, taste/smell, and carry weight/lift.

Travel: Overnight travel required.


  • Professional, highly self-motivated, passionate, energetic, creative and strategic thinker.

  • Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.

  • Mines first-hand customer information, using it to determine how to best maximize the opportunity for Kuna and its clients.

  • Always acts with customers in mind, knows how to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers/prospects and gains their trust and respect.

Required Language

Equal Opportunity Employer/Shareholder Preference

KUNA is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. NANA grants employment preference to shareholders of NANA and their spouses and descendants to the extent allowed by law.

It is KUNA policy to conduct background checks, drug testing and a physical assessment, as applicable, once an offer has been accepted, in accordance with company and/or contract requirements.

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Job: Engineering/Design

Company: Kuna Engineering

Primary Location: US-AK-Anchorage

Shift: Day Job

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Aug 17, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: SUR00338