• November 21, 2023 1:44 PM | Kansas Society of Land Surveyors (Administrator)

    Company Name and Contact Person's Name: Affinis Corp.

    Location of Job: Overland Park, Kansas

    Job Title: Survey Crew Coordinator/Technician

    Performance Expectations:

    In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all co-workers are expected to conform to the following:

    • Exhibit daily Affinis values of balance, collaboration, excellence, servant leadership, and trustworthiness.
    • Perform quality work within deadlines.
    • Interact professionally with co-workers, clients, and colleagues, always striving to find ways to make their lives easier.
    • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
    • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other co-workers and organizations.
    • Exhibit regular & predictable attendance as this is an essential function of the job.
    • Exhibit a higher standard of conduct than merely what is required under the laws prohibiting harassment, discrimination, or retaliation.
    • Thrive in a collaborative team environment and able to apply critical thinking to deliver solutions.

    Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks:

    • Coordinate with internal team members and clients to schedule survey teams.
    • Daily communication with survey team members to provide direction on project tasks and responsibilities.
    • Researching and preparing existing data for the field crews use in collecting data.
    • Mentoring and assisting field crews to expand their skillsets as necessary.
    • Occasionally working as a member of the survey crew performing boundary, topography, ALTA, right-of-way, and construction surveys for public and private clients.
    • Assist with operation, maintenance, and daily readiness of survey equipment, filing field notes, performing calculations and working with staff and clients on projects.
    • Involvement in the office may include but is not limited to reducing survey data, performing calculations, copying, filing data and creating project deliverables using CAD drawing software’s.
    • Consistently meets and exceeds client expectations by ensuring the preparation of accurate work products by:
      • Completely projects according to Affinis and client standards
      • Communicate ways to improve processes when opportunities are identified that could save clients time and money or that effectively solve potential problems/opportunities
      • performing minor survey computations
    • Ensure timely project completion by completing assigned tasks on or ahead of schedule and understanding individual activity schedules as they relate to overall project status.
    • Contribute to a team that creates profitable projects by providing input to project team, understanding and following project work plans.
    • Having knowledge of project and possible budget constraints
    • Maintaining continuous, open communication with survey team leader and other team members
    • Complete administrative paperwork as requested and required (e.g., time and mileage sheets).
    • Using available technology appropriately
    • tracking time accurately
    • Must be dependable, organized, accurate, and detail-oriented
    • Self-starter

    Qualifications, Education & Experience:

    • High School Diploma required
    • Minimum two years college education preferred
    • Land Surveyor in Training (LSIT) preferred
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a survey crew member or land surveyor

    Work Requirements:

    • Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • This position could require additional work outside of these hours as necessary to fulfill the requirements of the position.

    Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. For consideration send resume with salary requirements to recruiting@affinis.us

  • November 21, 2023 1:34 PM | Kansas Society of Land Surveyors (Administrator)

    Company Name and Contact Person's Name: Affinis Corp.

    Location of Job: Overland Park, Kansas

    Job Title: Survey Crew Chief

    Performance Expectations:

    In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all co-workers are expected to conform to the following:

    • Exhibit daily Affinis values of balance, collaboration, excellence, servant leadership, and trustworthiness.
    • Perform quality work within deadlines.
    • Interact professionally with co-workers, clients, and colleagues, always striving to find ways to make their lives easier.
    • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
    • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other co-workers and organizations.
    • Exhibit regular & predictable attendance as this is an essential function of the job.
    • Exhibit a higher standard of conduct than merely what is required under the laws prohibiting harassment, discrimination, or retaliation.
    • Thrive in a collaborative team environment and able to apply critical thinking to deliver solutions.

    Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks:

    • Oversee and manage crew performing topographic design surveys, property boundary surveys, and construction surveys.
    • Follow direction of survey team leader in order to gain knowledge and become more proficient in the position.
    • Provide input on field checks of the surveys, and other field-oriented responsibilities as required.
    • Work collaboratively with field survey staff and Affinis co-workers.
    • Teach and mentor other team members on Affinis survey techniques, requirements and standards to assure they have the information they need to grow and succeed in their position.
    • Assist in bringing field data into CAD software’s to view codes and line work.
    • Perform surveys using survey hardware and software according to Affinis and client standards.
    • Perform field operations for a variety of surveying projects including topographic design surveys, property boundary surveys, and construction layout.
    • Field check surveys to actual field conditions—walk the site to verify drawings.
    • Understand and avoid basic sources of measurement errors.
    • Enter field data and produce positional information (i.e., leveling, traversing, topographic mapping) with either a hand-held calculator or computer software.
    • Complete administrative paperwork as requested and required (e.g., time and mileage sheets).
    • Must be aware of and practice general safety requirements and procedures for items such as traffic control and accessing properties (ex: railroads or highways). Responsible for assuring other survey crew members are aware of pertinent safety requirements.
    • Assist with care and maintenance of equipment and vehicles.
    • Must be dependable, organized, accurate, and detail-oriented
    • Self-starter

    Qualifications, Education & Experience:

    • High School Diploma required
    • Some college preferred
    • Preference will be given to those who are willing to work towards licensure as a professional Land Surveyor
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a survey crew member; experience with fundamental survey techniques

    Work Requirements:

    • Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • This position could require additional work outside of these hours as necessary to fulfill the requirements of the position.

    Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. For consideration send resume with salary requirements to recruiting@affinis.us

  • November 01, 2023 12:30 PM | Kansas Society of Land Surveyors (Administrator)

    Company Name and Contact Person's Name: Kansas City Kansas Community College

    Location of Job: KCKCC Technical Education Center, Kansas City, Kansas

    Job Title: Surveying Technology Coordinator

    Job Requirements: Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC) is currently searching for a full-time faculty member to provide high quality, learner-centered instruction for students enrolled in Surveying Technology related coursework at any KCKCC location while supporting the institution’s mission, vision, and strategic plan. Click here for the Job Classification; Position Details; Position Description; Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Position Qualifications and/or Education; Physical Requirements; Work Schedule; and How To Apply.

    More Information & How to Apply: Visit www.kckcc.edu and click on CAREERS for a list of available positions.

    Phone, Email or Address of Contact Person: N/A

  • November 01, 2023 12:00 PM | Kansas Society of Land Surveyors (Administrator)

    Company Name and Contact Person's Name: University of Florida

    Location of Job: Gainesville, Florida

    Job Title: AST DIR, Geomatics Extension Educ/Training Prgms

    Job Requirements: Design, develop, and implement workforce development plans and training programs for existing surveying and mapping technicians seeking to advance their careers in the field. Develop a robust outreach (Extension) program aimed at recruiting and training surveying/mapping technicians and professionals. Efforts will focus on those who are not currently in the industry, but express interest in surveying and mapping careers, as well as those who are currently employed in the industry but wish to advance in their field. Work with state of Florida colleges and UF academic advisers and recruiters to introduce prospective students to surveying and mapping as a means to build additional workforce capacity for the profession in Florida. Oversee programming and educational development for high school students to learn about career opportunities in surveying and mapping, as well as prepare them for entry-level field work in surveying and mapping. Work closely with the professional surveying community to reach relevant audiences and create training opportunities to expand the workforce available to surveying businesses. Explore certification opportunities to provide participants with credentials that ensure basic levels of competence and familiarity with surveying and mapping practice. Regular program evaluation to ensure the quality of educational programs meet industry needs and standards, and to ensure progress is being made toward workforce development goals.

    More Information & How to Apply: In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume. An application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) on 15 Nov 2023.

    Phone, Email or Address of Contact Person: N/A

  • October 27, 2023 2:40 PM | Kansas Society of Land Surveyors (Administrator)

    Company Name and Contact Person's Name: Sunflower Design, LLC 

    Location of Job: Topeka, Kansas

    Job Title: Professional Surveyor

    Job Requirements: The ideal candidate must be licensed in Kansas as a professional surveyor with experience in all areas of land surveying including Topographic survey, Boundary survey, Construction Staking and Platting. Must have experience with compeer aided drafting, state of the art GPS equipment, AutoCAD and other relevant surveying software and shall be able to process field data to produce CAD drawing for engineering projects. Pay range $80,000 to $100,000 (depending on experience and qualifications) plus other benefits. Sunflower Design, LLC is a small growing engineering firm located in Topeka, Kansas.

    More Information & How to Apply: Email Resume to shoeb@sunflowerdesign.us. 

    Phone, Email or Address of Contact Person: 785-249-1885 or 3601 SW 29th Street, Suite 125 Topeka, KS 66614

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