Land Survey Instrument Operator

Finch & Associates is a comprehensive engineering and land surveying firm based in Raleigh, NC. Our firm brings decades of expertise to projects both large and small. We take pride in our rich heritage and long-standing reputation for providing exceptional design, engineering, and land surveying services to a diverse clientele, dating back to the 1950s. We offer a wide range of services including civil, structural, and geo-structural engineering; surveying and mapping; and site planning and landscape architecture

We are currently seeking an Instrument Operator to support our land surveying department.  This position will allow the successful candidate the opportunity to gain experience in the surveying industry and the ability to grow into additional responsibilities within our firm.  Functions and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Working within a team environment, learning under the direction of a survey crew chief.
  • Gain the ability to operate land survey equipment.
  • Follow established industry and company standards to record measurements and collect survey data.
  • Maintain neat and orderly field notes.
  • Transport surveying instruments at jobs sites across varied terrain.

Qualifications for this position are:

  • Field survey experience is preferred but not required.
  • Ability and willingness to work and learn, collaboratively and cohesively within a team.
  • Candidate should be hardworking, poses high character, and be detail oriented.
  • Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass drug screening.
  • Have the ability to occasionally travel regionally as needed.
  • Possess a willingness to work outside full-time, and in various weather conditions.

Finch & Associates offers competitive compensation and benefits (Health, Rx, Dental, Disability & Life Insurance, 401K w/ Employer Match, Paid Holidays & Paid Time Off).  Finch & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration based solely on their skills and qualifications related to this position.

To apply, contact us at and submit your resume.