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Land Surveyor in Training (San Diego, CA)

at Kimley-Horn and Associates, inc.

Posted: 3/6/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: e83bef91-1ffe-4305-b548-06e733e49832

Job Description

Kimley-Horn, one of FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” is looking for an entry-level Land Surveyor to join our team in San Diego, CA.

As a Land Surveyor in Training, you will perform a variety of surveying and engineering tasks, supporting various project managers and collaborating with team members. You will receive both on-the-job and formal training as well as mentorship, camaraderie, and exposure to plan production, project financials, and client interactions. 


  • Perform medium-scale field surveys for ALTA, engineering design topo and boundary purposes acting in the capacity of the party chief

  • Prepare field notes and sketches, pre-calc and download field data and process conventional and GPS data using Star*Net software.

  • Research boundary and easement title documents and perform boundary analysis.

  • Use AutoCAD Civil 3D software to produce detailed subdivision maps, ALTA survey, topographic surveys and other various survey related maps or exhibits.

  • Prepare legal descriptions and exhibits for right of way, easements, acquisition parcels, etc.


  • Have a BS or MS degree from an ABET accredited university in the field of surveying or engineering field.
  • Strong communication, leadership and technical skills
  • Must possess or be working towards obtaining the Land Surveyor in Training (LSIT) certification.



  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3D, or other design software.
  • Previous internship experience with a surveying or civil engineering design firm