Survey Instrument Operator | Hunt Engineering Company (HUNT) | Malvern, PA

20 Aug 2019 12:32 PM | Jason Tobias (Administrator)

Hunt Engineering Company (HUNT) located in Malvern, PA is experiencing growth and needs team members for the Survey Services Department.  Our workload continues to grow steadily, and we project great things for the remainder of 2019 and beyond.  HUNT’s Survey Services team provides services for various clients in southeastern Pennsylvania; our typical workload includes topographic, utility, airport, transportation, ALTA/NSPS and bathymetric surveys.

We are accepting resumes for all positions (Project Surveyor, Survey Crew Chief, Survey Instrument Operator, Survey Technician), with focus on the following openings:

Survey Instrument Operator


The successful candidate’s primary responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

  • Operate surveying instruments and measuring devices (tape measure, total station, level and/or GPS) needed to complete different types of field survey work assignments.

  • Operate an electronic data collector and/or keep written field notes.

  • Perform simple computations with a hand-held calculator.

  • Hammer stakes, rebars, nails and other survey markers at designated points and at specified elevations.

  • Mark survey stakes and survey points with elevation, station number, or other identifying marks with the use of magic marker, keel (marking crayon), spray paint, scratches, tacks and other marking devices needed.

  • Uses metal detector and shovel to recover property monumentation.

  • Cuts and clears brush and trees from line of survey with a machete or brush axe.


While individuals with prior land surveying experience are preferred, individuals that exhibit a strong work ethic and willingness to learn will be considered.

The work environment is 100% outdoors, therefore the position requires individuals willing to work in changing weather conditions (hot/cold and or wet/dry).  Worksite locations vary greatly from urban areas within the Philadelphia region to undeveloped sites throughout the tristate region as well.  Occasional overnight travel is a requirement of the position


Other job requirements:

  • Good communication and organizational skills.

  • Mathematical and mechanical aptitude a plus.

  • Ability to stand and/or walk during entire workday; ability to carry up to 50 pounds of equipment and supplies.

  • Must have reliable transportation to office.

  • Must have a safety mindset.

  • Exhibit a team attitude and work well with others.

HUNT is located in a suburban setting with convenient rail transportation.  The firm is multi-disciplined professional consulting firm that provides land surveying as well as civil and structural engineering and landscape architect services.  We offer a comprehensive benefit package, including a 401k with matching contributions, health insurance, tuition reimbursement, and employer paid disability and life insurance.  HUNT is classified as a Woman Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) by WBENC and a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) by PaUCP. 

Interested parties should send their resume via email to or send via regular mail to:

Hunt Engineering Company

Attention: Judi Worrall

22 East King Street

PO Box 537

Malvern, PA 19355-2514

Be sure to include a current telephone number and a minimum of three (3) references.

Hunt Engineering is an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate against any employees or applicant because of race, color, religion, sex or national origin.  Successful candidates will be able to possess a clean driving record and be able to pass security clearances thru the TSA and FBI.

P: 717.441.6057 | F: 717.236.2046 |
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