Job Detail

Organization: CompassData Inc.
Title: GPS Field Survey Technician
Location: Denver, CO

Posted: 2019-03-04
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

GPS Field Survey Technician
We are a growing geospatial company based in Centennial, Colorado looking for new surveyors to join our team. We offer a flexible schedule, advanced training in GPS survey methods, and a chance to see the world!
The Company: CompassData Inc. is a dedicated group of professionals who have been in the forefront of the geospatial industry since 1994. We have long been recognized in the geospatial community as a leading provider of global ground control data. We have an online archive of these ground control points that can bee seen on our webpage at

• Our archive of over 46,000 ground control points spans the globe and were all collected by our devoted survey technicians.
• We believe that it has been our surveyors dedication to the work and willingness to travel into the unknown that has allowed CompassData to grow the GCP archive to what it is today.

The Position: We’re looking for a GPS Field Survey Technician with a good understanding of GIS, GPS, Photogrammetry and Trimble GPS equipment. A good candidate will be self-motivated, technically savvy, able to travel within a week to two weeks’ notice, and can use Google products such as Google Earth and Google Maps.

• Travel planning to survey locations including booking flights, rental cars, and hotels
• Utilize Trimble GPS units to collect high precision GPS data
• Carefully document surveyed locations in field sketches, photos, and field notes
• Transfer data from GPS, watermark and name photos, and scan in field sketches
• Upload the data on a nightly basis to our FTP servers
• Identify & Survey National Geodetic Survey Monuments

Desired Experience or Knowledge Base:
• Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
• Land Surveying, Photogrammetry, or Remote Sensing
• GPS, Total Stations, and other survey technologies
• Any experience with Trimble products is an advantage

The Location: CompassData Inc. is based in Centennial, CO. The work is 100% in the field and does not require you to come in to the office. We have hired surveyors all around the U.S. and even have some living outside of the U.S. However, living in the Denver area is preferred.
Contact Information:
If interested in this position please send a resume, three professional contacts, and contact info to

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