Entry Level Land Surveyor Intern (Rod Man/Instrument Operator/Survey Assistant) in Northwood, NH

Job title: Entry Level Land Surveyor Intern (Rod Man/Instrument Operator/Survey Assistant)

Company: Blew & Associates, P.A.

Job description: This is an entry level position for a motivated candidate seeking a new career. Applicant will work with an experienced Survey Party Chief as an intern & assistant. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and capable of learning the profession to an extent that the candidate can work independently within a 6-12 month timeframe.

  • Responsible for collecting data to ensure completion of a project:
  • Locating boundary, pins, improvements, utilities, etc. while performing various project types including ALTA, boundary, construction staking, and topographic surveys.
  • Check and reduce raw field data, perform calculations, and download/file survey data.
  • Perform project research as needed.
  • Follow instructions and work orders from project managers.
  • Communicate daily with your Project Manager to confirm if you are on track to complete your field schedule and informing them when you are behind or ahead of schedule.
  • Maintain and adhere to QA/QC procedures, take notes, and maintain office and field project materials
  • Physical work environment demands:
  • Ability to safely traverse and navigate rugged terrain in remote areas.
  • Ability to regularly work outside in all weather conditions including extreme heat, cold, wet, and muddy conditions with high/precarious places.
  • Ability to transport heavy equipment to various job sites (regularly lifting/moving up to 25 pounds, frequently lifting/moving up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lifting/moving up to 100 pounds).
  • Ability to travel regionally and nationally often.
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends as needed.


  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Valid driver license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Ability to read blueprints, plats, maps, site plans, deeds, legal documents, and field notes is a plus.


  • 100% coverage of health benefits including Medical and Dental with optional family and/or dependent enrollment paid by employee at a group rate
  • 50% company contribution towards Vision coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement (up to $5,250 per year)
  • 401(k) matching program: company match 100% of your deferrals up to 3% of your compensation, plus 50% of your deferrals over 3% not exceeding 5% of your compensation
  • 100% employer paid Short-Term Disability with employee buy up options
  • 100% employer paid Life Insurance Coverage with employee buy up options
  • Holiday pay
  • Sick pay
  • Paid vacations
  • Paid parental leave
  • Per diem for any overnight stay
  • Overtime incentives
  • Possible year-end bonuses based on performance and tenure
  • Apparel allotments for boots and work attire

Expected salary: $36400 – 50000 per year

Location: Northwood, NH

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