Construction Survey Technician

Requisition ID: 274856 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Accompanied 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: New Albany, OH 


Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel is our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Project Overview

Bechtel is building a semiconductor manufacturing plant in New Albany, Ohio. Bechtel will design and build Phase 1 of the Ohio One project, a total of 2.5 million square feet, including 600,000 square feet of cleanrooms. Construction will require as much steel as eight Eiffel Towers and as much concrete as the tallest skyscrapers.


Bechtel will strengthen future economic development in the region by partnering with the North America Building Trades Unions and suppliers to create several thousand new jobs and work with local education organizations to implement new training programs that will support the future talent pipeline.


Position Summary

Assigned to the Construction organization as a Construction Survey Technician (CST), responsible for providing field and office support as required to the construction survey team. The CST reports directly to the Survey Engineer/Party Chief (PC). The CST interprets design drawings and specifications to determine associated commodities and equipment locations and provides support to his/her assigned field survey team in support of the civil, structural, mechanical, and piping installations in the work area.



  • Provide Construction Survey support to the PC and Project Survey Manager.
  • Support the survey team’s implementation of the project safety, quality, and environmental programs.
  • Assist the PC with the accurate layout of construction work, recordation of field data according to job specifications and appropriate methods of performing survey activities.
  • Perform duties of a Rod Person and/or Instrument Person on a direct-hire survey crew; operates the survey instrument(s), rod, staff, GNSS rover, and other survey implements as required in accordance with Bechtel survey procedures.
  • Perform other duties as required in support of construction layout, laser scanning or other survey activities, including substituting for the PC during his/her absence.
  • Assures that all survey equipment is in good working order and that instruments are properly transported.
  • Assist the PC in providing support to both Field Engineering and Field Supervision.
  • Assist the PC in developing and maintaining survey data.
  • Performs Calibration Baseline checks of survey instruments.
  • Supports the administration of the survey work request program.
  • Assist the PC in providing civil project completion documentation including "As-Built" records.
  • Assist in performing verifications of subcontract survey work.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be able to live and work in the USA without sponsorship.
  • Engineering/Technical degree and at least 3 years’ experience in heavy construction/industrial surveying, with modern instruments and software, or in lieu of a degree, 9 years’ experience.
  • Must have experience working on multiple work fronts, working under time constraints, and must be adaptable to changing conditions.
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check, including verification of employment and education.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Multi-Disciplined Field Engineering Survey experience with earthwork, excavation, concrete, structural steel, mechanical, and piping, etc. installation layout and verification.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction methods and processes customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.
  • Knowledge of Bechtel’s “Zero Incidents” safety program.
  • Knowledge of Bechtel quality standards. Must have a solid record of successful project completion with little to zero rework.
  • Knowledge of construction survey principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to always maintain a safe work ethic and work environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based environment, able to formulate a working relationship with survey team members, other departments, contractors, and survey functional management.
  • Initiative-taker, highly motivated, requiring little supervision, and able to work on multiple work fronts, with excellent problem-solving ability.
  • Displays effective communications skills crucial to understanding instructions and plans in a clear and concise manner.
  • Demonstrated experience with Trimble Robotic Total Stations, Digital Levels & GNSS survey systems, and Access field software.
  • Knowledge of data downloading.
  • Intermediate level use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must be physically capable to participate in project walkdowns, which may require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, walking on elevated platforms, walking on uneven surfaces, climbing in, or maneuvering around small and/or confined spaces, and lifting up to 40lbs without assistance.
  • This project may have multiple work schedules that are subject to change and may require employees to work overtime, weekends and/or night shift when a business need arises.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior Bechtel Survey Mega-Project experience.
  • Working knowledge of Bechtel construction procedures.
  • CAD literate, experience w/CAD software a plus.
  • Experience with providing survey support for UAV/Drone operations.
  • Experience with 3D Laser Scanning hardware and software a plus.
  • Experience with Metrology field & office activities a plus.



Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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