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AKS Engineering & Forestry Project Surveyor in Bend, Oregon

Job Summary

AKS Engineering & Forestry (AKS) has an immediate opening for a full-time Project Surveyor for our Bend, Oregon office. You will work closely with our Project Managers, Project Engineers, and survey team on a mixture of private and public works projects as we grow our clientele in the area. This is an excellent career opportunity for a responsible person with 5+ years of experience in land surveying, a Professional Land Surveyor?s License in Oregon and/or Washington, AutoCAD/LDD knowledge, and familiarity with local codes and agency standards. AKS offers a supportive work environment with an excellent benefit package and an outstanding opportunity for personal and professional growth. If you are looking to join a well-respected and talented team of professionals in a dynamic organization that is poised for growth, then you?ll want to consider AKS.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

  • Oregon Professional Land Surveyor?s License (PLS)

  • Associates or Bachelor of Science degree in Land Surveying or Equivalent

  • 4 years minimum surveying experience with transportation, utility, residential development, and retail/commercial/industrial site development projects.

  • Knowledgeable in all phases of land surveying and map preparation, including land surveying techniques, principles of boundary control, and construction surveying

  • Knowledgeable in the laws and regulations pertaining to land surveying in Oregon

  • Various land surveying technical skills, including ALTA/ACSM surveys, platting, land development, ROW surveys, preliminary design surveys, topo surveys, construction staking, deed research, survey map research, and good organizational skills

  • Knowledge and use of AutoCAD, Civil 3D software.

  • Experience and use of Trimble Total stations, GNSS Receivers and TSC3 data collectors.

  • Experience with Trimble Access and Trimble Business Center.

  • Ability to work efficiently, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines.

Job Functions & Responsibilities: Working under the direction of the Project Surveyor

  • Project Surveyor for multifamily, mixed use, municipal pipelines, residential subdivisions, commercial developments, and public works projects.

  • Performs field survey work (as necessary) and directs work of survey crews.

  • Prepare various survey documents including subdivision plats, exhibits, boundary surveys, record of surveys utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D software.

  • Reduce survey data in Trimble Business Center software.

  • Import field survey data and export survey data for field work utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D Software.

  • Preparation of topographic survey maps including existing property features and existing ground models utilizing Civil 3d software.

  • Perform office calculations and support field survey crews for construction staking and property monumentation.

  • Prepare legal descriptions of real property.

  • Work up to 60 hours per week on occasion to meet project deadlines

  • Adhere to company work flows, standards and procedures.

  • Does what needs to be done.

Company Overview

AKS is a locally owned infrastructure engineering firm that provides professional consulting services to municipal and private clients in the Pacific Northwest. Our company provides a unique combination of services including civil engineering, surveying, planning, natural resources, landscape architecture, arboriculture, water resources, and forestry. With this combination of professionals, we bring a holistic approach to problem-solving that allows us to implement solutions that may not be obvious when viewed from a single perspective. We have an established, broad-based portfolio of clients including land owners, real-estate developers, architects, government agencies, public service providers, timberland owners, and others. With four offices and nearly 25 years in business, AKS is a well-respected and trusted resource to our clients. Despite our growth, we have remained true to our values and diligently maintain our focus on quality. Visit our website at for additional information about the work we do.

The Culture

AKS is not your typical consulting firm. We have created a unique work environment that is professional, friendly, casual, hardworking, and fun. With a reputation built on personal responsibility, straight answers, practical solutions, and above all else, client service, AKS has become a highly sought-after place to work. In fact, AKS was recognized by The Oregonian as one of the Top Workplaces of 2018 and 2019. We specifically place our offices closer to where our employees live providing us faster response to our clients and a shorter drive to work for most employees. We emphasize building long-term relationships with clients at all levels of our organization and this philosophy has allowed us to expand and grow. Every employee is treated as a valuable asset and everyone?s voice matters.


AKS values our employees and proudly provides competitive compensation, benefits, and special perks. Checkout the Careers page of our website for more information on all that AKS offers.