Surveyor 2

Surveying San Jose, California Sacramento, California


Job Description

As an Inside Surveyor you will use your AutoCAD expertise to assist the Project Manager with the technical aspects of the design project. In coordination with the team you will perform a variety of tasks including, drafting, research and calculations to ensure the success of survey projects. You will assist in the design of subdivision, commercial, private residential, municipal, and transportation civil engineering projects. You will create ALTA & Topographic maps, file record of survey, right of way & parcel maps, and write legal description/plats.

Excellent attitude, open minded and eager to learn, great organizational skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills, knowledge of land surveying principles and practice.  AutoCAD proficiency is required. LSIT is preferred but not required.

Primary Responsibilities

  • AutoCAD Drafting
  • Topographic Surveys
  • Right of Way
  • ALTA's
  • Parcel Maps

Job Qualifications

  • 2 years experience
  • In Office Survey
  • Topographic, ALTA,Boundry, Plotting
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Auto Cad Civil 3D / LDD


BKF offers an excellent compensation and benefits package that includes; competitive salaries, bonuses, profit sharing, pension plans, and 401k, as well as, premium medical, dental, and vision plans. BKF also offers life insurance, long-term disability, gym reimbursement, flexible schedules, free coffee, tea, fruit, bagels and oatmeal. Company sponsored sports teams and clubs. Annual Company Picnic at Six Flags with free admission for employees and their families, Holiday Casino Party Luncheon and Holiday Dinner Celebration. Employees also have access to BKF’s corporate condo in Lake Tahoe!

What makes BKF a great choice?

  • ENR 2017 California's Design Firm of the Year
  • BKF is on the "Top 100 Hottest firms" list
  • "Top Work Place” 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 by the Bay Area News Group 
  • ZweigWhite 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 "Best Firms To Work For" Top 100 in the U.S.
  • "Best Firm to Work for North Bay" North Bay Business Journal, 8 years in a row
  • The chance to work on iconic Bay Area projects
  • Competitive salary and performance bonuses
  • Professional development training
  • Company funded retirement plan
  • Comprehensive benefits package

BKF Engineers provides engineering, surveying, and land planning services for architects, commercial and residential developers, colleges and universities, cities and counties, governmental agencies, hotels, health care facilities, and large corporations. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1915, the firm has 13 California offices employing 400+ staff. Our project experience includes corporate headquarters, office buildings, healthcare facilities, sports facilities, hotels and resorts, justice, public buildings, multi-family housing, educational facilities, retail, industrial, parking, highways, roadways, bridges, and light/heavy rail transit projects.

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