Project Surveyor

Land SurveyingHybrid Remote, Pleasanton, California


We are hiring a Project Surveyor in Pleasanton!

The surveying team at BKF works on a variety of cutting-edge projects. As a project surveyor, you will assist senior project surveyors and your project manager on 3D laser scanning, construction staking, GIS, BIM, boundary, and topographic survey projects. You will draft maps and topographic surveys, build 3D models, and assist our field crews in constructing the largest and most high-profile projects in Northern California. We work on a diverse array of projects and provide training to help each team member become well-rounded.


  • Preparing construction staking calculations by reading plans and interpreting CAD files.
  • Creating mapping deliverables including boundary surveys, ALTA surveys, topographic surveys, plats, and legal descriptions.
  • Post processing field data collected via Total Station, GPS, levels, 3D laser scanners, and unmanned aerial systems.
  • Building 3D models of sites and structures for owners, architects, engineers, and contractors.


  • 3+ years of office surveying experience.
  • B.S in a related field is preferred
  • LSIT is preferred
  • Proficient in Autodesk Civil 3D including working with points and surfaces.
  • The will and desire to learn new things, challenge yourself, grow and apply your surveying knowledge in innovative ways.
  • Construction staking experience including reading plans, construction calculations, and preparing cut sheets is preferred.
  • Experience processing laser scanning data including registration and 3D modeling is helpful but not required.


  • Competitive salaries, end of year bonuses, profit sharing, and 401k
  • BKF pays 100% of the premiums for medical, dental, and vision coverage and 50% for your dependents
  • 14 days of paid vacation time, 6 paid sick days, 8 paid Holidays
  • Flexible schedules
  • Education reimbursement, Paid annual dues for professional and societal organizations
  • BKF offers competitive and award-winning benefits and perks. To learn more click here.


  • The typical base salary range for this position is $97,500 - $118,000 annualized depending upon skills, experience, education, and geographical location. This is an hourly position paid every two weeks.

Workplace Awards:

  • "Top Work Place” by the Bay Area News Group 
  •  ZweigWhite "Best Firms to Work For" Top 100 in the U.S. 
  • "Best Firm to Work for North Bay" North Bay Business Journal
  • ENR 2017 California's Design Firm of the Year