Position Summary

Branch is searching for a Field Engineer to join our well-established, growing company. The Field Engineer provides surveying service to company supervision and crafts to ensure construction work complies with design drawing locations.


  • Reviews plans and computes for superintendent and his organization any information required to make progress with the work
  • Measures and accurately computes quantities of work complete and records those quantities in a daily record using engineering notation and location descriptions that can easily be identified in the project plans and specifications
  • Administer/manage/schedule all surveyors (including subcontracted) assigned to the project
  • Organizes and supervises project survey work
  • Responsible for the layout (vertical and horizontal) control work using all survey equipment
  • Compares in place work against drawings and specifications to assure overall accuracy as needed
  • Stakes accurately and completely before work begins
  • Performs minor surveying (replacing disturbed/missing stakes, normal construction layout, etc.)
  • Enforces and adheres to all company safety policies

Duties/Responsibilities Cont.


  • High School diploma or equivalency
  • 2 years of technical and/or surveying experience
  • 1 year of prior construction surveying experience
  • Effective and Efficient decision maker
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced/Excellent trigonometric/geometric skills
  • High school level language and speaking skills


Decision Making/Judgment
Problem Solving/Analysis
Communicating Effectively
Work Environment/Safety
Using Math


The employee will need to be able to travel to and from work office and project site.

Supervisory Responsibility

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use their hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk, and hear. The employee will sometimes need to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, taste, and smell. The employee must be able to lift or move up to 75lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, midrange vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position which typically requires 40 hours per week.

AAP/EEO Statement

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the Company not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a veteran, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and condition of employment.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke