Professional Surveyor and Mapper

Education Requirement:

Experience Requirement:
3-5 years

Description & Nature of Work:

EDA Consultants Inc. (eda) began in 1972 as a land surveying firm with four employees and was incorporated in 1976. With over 45 years of service to the community, eda is the oldest firm operating in Alachua County that provides engineering, surveying and planning services to its clients. Over the past four decades, eda has experienced continued growth and success and maintains a prominent role in the growth and development of North Central Florida.
In order to continue our past growth and success, eda is seeking a Professional Surveyor & Mapper to join our team in Gainesville, Florida. The person in this role will be responsible for survey projects from beginning to end, and is expected to positively contribute to the survey department’s and eda’s quality standards, project budgets and project timelines.

Examples of Duties:

The ideal candidate would have experience and excel at the preparation of surveying proposals & developing scopes, the successful production of survey products, the supervision of CAD Techs and Field Personnel, performing CAD duties, performing field duties, quality control, and client communication.
At eda, you will be expected to be successful on many different projects while providing multiple survey products, such as Boundary Surveys, Topographic Surveys, ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, Subdivision Plats, As-Built Surveys, and Construction Staking. FDOT experience is a plus. Managing a project and the people associated with it requires stellar problem-solving, judgement, organization, and interpersonal skills. This individual will be responsible, motivated, a team player, and detail-oriented.
The job description and expectations for a Professional Surveyor & Mapper at eda includes, but is not limited to the following duties:
Contribute to the survey department’s and eda’s success through the following direct roles:

  • Responsible for successful production of survey products such as: boundary surveys, topographic surveys, ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, subdivision plats, as-built surveys, legal descriptions & sketches, elevation certificates, and construction staking
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals and project budgets
  • Supervise CAD Techs and Field Personnel providing direction & comments regarding the production of survey products
  • Process, interpret and analyze collected field data
  • Perform CAD duties as required to meet project schedules
  • Perform field duties as required to meet project schedules
  • Maintain records, prepare reports and compose correspondence relative to survey work
  • Work in conjunction with the Director of Surveying to ensure maintenance and repair of survey vehicles, survey equipment and survey instruments
  • Perform quality control and review on survey projects under your control
  • Sign and seal survey drawings
  • Responsible for the organization of job files, field notes, reports, and other survey files in regards to projects under your control
  • Positively contribute to the survey department’s and eda’s quality standards, project budgets and project timelines

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Registered land surveying license in the State of Florida
  • Minimum four (4) years of experience
  • Must be responsible, highly motivated and detail oriented
  • Thorough knowledge of survey instruments and equipment
  • Thorough knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Ability to communicate effectively and maintain favorable public relations
  • Problem-solving, decision-making and interpersonal skills
  • Valid Florida driver’s license and an insurable driving record
  • Demonstrate proficiency in all field techniques
  • Out of town work is infrequent, but is possible with this position
  • Must be able to work well with others as part of a team
  • EDA is a drug free work place. Employees must be able to pass an initial and periodic drug screening test

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Registered Land Surveyor in the State of Florida

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

How to Apply/Contact:

Email Your Resume to d[email protected]