Civil Surveyor

Houston, TX
Experienced Professionals – Civil Construction /
Full-time /
Why consider us?
SpawGlass is a Texas-based builder, with a wide-ranging project portfolio spanning the commercial and civil market sectors. Beyond our operations, we’ve established a culture of building people. We believe in developing and advancing our team members and have a longstanding practice of promoting from within. We’re deeply invested in giving back through community partnerships and initiatives. Our decisions and actions are guided by our core values and, one of the things that truly brings us together, is the sharing of our company’s profitability and ownership. 

As our Layout Technician, you will ensure precise and accurate surveying throughout the construction process to support the successful execution of each project. Every day we'll rely on you to provide critical support to the superintendent in quality control and field management, ensuring the utmost quality in all executed work. To thrive in this role, you should possess strong communication skills, meticulous attention to detail, and a genuine passion for providing the absolute best construction experience.

What you'll do

    • Accurate Construction Layout and Measurement: Provide precise construction layouts, including control lines and elevations, to ensure accurate measurement and correct installation of materials by crafts.
    • Site Surveying and Conflict Prevention: Survey existing site conditions to identify and prevent conflicts with utility lines and other infrastructure.
    • Coordination and Verification: Coordinate with the project team to verify the location of structures during construction and ensure work is completed according to specifications and codes.
    • Control Points and Accuracy: Establish, maintain, and use control points and benchmarks, ensuring the accuracy of all surveying methods and work performed.
    • Documentation and Equipment Maintenance: Document survey activities, retain records, read and check construction plans, address survey issues, and maintain survey equipment.

What you bring to the team

    • Previous layout experience and knowledge with design software and robotics/GPS instrumentation in civil construction, preferred
    • Flexibility in your work schedule
    • Strong decision-making, interpersonal and communication skills
    • A high-quality approach and will make safety a priority in your daily work routine
    • Passion about learning and growing your skillset
Essential Functions
You must be able to twist, stoop, bend, squat, kneel, crawl, climb ladders, climb stairs, walk on uneven ground, work above ground on scaffolds, have depth of perception to avoid excavations and other hazards, hear well enough to recognize the sounds of horns and sirens on moving equipment and have good finger manipulation.  There is a constant lifting of 10 lbs., frequent lifting of 25 lbs. and maximum single person lifting of 50 lbs.  For items over 50 lbs. get assistance from a co worker.  Team members must be able to climb on light or heavy equipment, carry and use hand tools.  There is standing up to seven hours of an eight-hour shift.  Ability to work in outside temperatures from 25 - 115 degrees. 

SpawGlass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.