Land Surveyor

ID: 36181 Location:
Discipline: Survey/Laser Scanning Posted Date: 11/22/2021

Langan provides expert land development engineering and environmental consulting services for major developers, corporations, energy companies, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, and large infrastructure programs throughout the U.S. and around the world. Our employees collaborate seamlessly among 30+ offices and gain valuable hands-on experience that fosters career growth. Langan culture is entrepreneurial from advancing innovative technical solutions, to participating in robust training and knowledge sharing, to making progressive change within the communities we live and work.


Langan is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where employees are empowered to contribute their skills and knowledge to make impactful contributions. Langan is pleased to be recognized for three consecutive years as a top 10 “Best Firms to Work For” and top 100 “Hot Firms” in the nation.


If you’re a highly motivated self-starter who wants to join a firm that pushes the boundaries of innovation in geospatial sciences, then Langan is the place for you! Our award-winning, 1200+ person, multi-disciplinary firm can offer you the challenge, responsibility, and growth potential you deserve.  The successful candidate shall share our passion for the challenge of merging the art of science and mapping. Langan is seeking a Land Surveyor  to join its collaborative team in our Philadelphia, PA office. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on small and large-scale land development projects including but not limited to commercial, big box, power centers, and residential properties. This individual will serve a key function as an integral part of a team preparing all type of surveys combining field and office information.  As a surveyor the selected candidate will be responsible for coordinating fieldwork, processing field data, researching and plotting deed and plan information and plotting to prepare final surveys.  This positon will provide the opportunity to be a part of a large and growing survey team preparing all types of surveys using the latest technologies and software.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Effectively use reports, maps, drawings, engineering plans, and aerial photographs to assess project needs and assist in project approach;
  • Apply knowledge and techniques of surveying and advanced mathematics;
  • Remain current on surveying practices, guidelines, and best practices; attend internal training and external lectures to expand knowledge and skills;
  • Recommend new approaches and ideas that continuously improve efficiency and services performed;
  • Assist with office tasks including, but not limited to CAD drafting, data download, deed and map research, and filing;
  • As necessary, collect field data for preparation of surveys by using surveying equipment and software;
  • As necessary, assist in recovery of survey control and monumentation, construction layout, obtaining invert and subsurface utility information, and photo documentation of the project area; and
  • Perform other duties as requested.




  • Minimum 5 years survey experience;
  • High School diploma or equivalent required;
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Carlson software and excellent computer skills;
  • Current PLS or ability to receive professional licensure is preferred
  • Ability to perform complex boundary analysis and maintain quality control of survey deliverables;
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team with various levels and types of management, staff, co-workers, and clients;
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and judgment capabilities;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability and willingness to travel to the field when necessary; and
  • Position requires work Monday through Friday with occasional nights and weekends.


Langan is committed to employee wellbeing and providing a healthy and safe work environment.  Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.


Langan offers flexible work schedules; extensive training; wellness programs; buddy and mentoring programs; employee resource groups; and much more!


Langan is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents and values diverse backgrounds. Langan promotes a positive work environment of inclusion, where we respect each other’s differences and recognize that a diverse and inclusive environment is a key to our success.