Civil Surveyor

 Would you like to be an integral part of a team of talented and motivated survey professionals?  Do you consider yourself a leader among leaders in your industry, but just haven’t found a firm that appreciates a job done the right way, every time?  Then LW Survey Company may be the place for you.  We’re looking for A-Team players to put down some roots and help build a new practice area of civil land surveying professionals that will serve clients in the Denver metropolitan area and beyond.

If you have an interest in this critical position with a firm that values your input and contributions, please respond by emailing your resume and references to

Job Description

LW Survey Company (LWS) is a national land surveying firm that provides consulting services to the oil and gas industry.  We are currently seeking a full time Civil Surveyor for our Lakewood, CO office to perform control, construction, topographic, and boundary surveys.

Required Skills

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience working as a survey crew chief performing construction, control, topographic and boundary surveys.

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience working as a survey crew chief performing construction and control surveys in the Denver metro area.

  • Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and respectfully with clients and LWS office staff.

  • Must be able to competently operate survey instruments including GNSS receivers, robotic total stations, automatic and digital levels, etc.  Trimble equipment experience preferred.

  • Understanding of laser scanners and drones a plus.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Word, and Excel required.

  • Understanding of AutoCAD Civil 3D software.

  • Able to read civil, structural, and architectural plans and perform layout based upon same.

  • Able to perform construction calculations and staking with little assistance when necessary.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Ability and willingness to work outside in all weather conditions.

  • Must be able to carry equipment and supplies up to 50 lbs. across reasonable distances and over rough and uneven ground surfaces.

  • Must be able to regularly lift over 50 lbs., and occasionally up to 100 lbs.

  • Must be able to stand and walk over rough and uneven ground surfaces for long periods of time.

  • Candidate will eventually be expected to mentor and train new field and office hires in proper and accepted surveying techniques and company procedures.

  • Position requires non-restricted driver’s license with clean record.

  • Occasional out of town travel should be expected.

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen.

  • Pre-employment drug screen and background check must be passed prior to hire.  Random drug testing required once employed.

LWS provides the following benefits:

  • Company truck.

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage.

  • 401k with match after 1 year.

  • Paid vacation (PTO).

  • 7 paid holidays per year.