Geomatics Equipment Operator

Job Locations US-CT-Wethersfield
Regular Full-Time
Career Stage Type
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VHB’s New England region has an immediate need for Survey Equipment Operators to join our Geomatics/Survey team.


  • Perform various land surveying tasks under the direction of the crew leader including; Operation, transport and setup of Total Stations, Data Collectors, GPS, and other Land Surveying equipment.
  • Keep basic notes to assist the crew leader and remain productive
  • Able to communicate clear directions to other crew members
  • Reconnaissance and recovery of Land Surveying markers
  • Ability to transport Land Surveying Equipment, navigate and traverse through difficult terrain, environments, and wooded areas
  • Maintains proper care of all survey equipment
  • Perform surveying tasks related to Boundary and Topographic Surveys

Skills and Attributes

  • Desire and ability to learn and use different types of GPS, Robotic, and Total Station Instruments
  • Understands and uses mathematical concepts related to surveying
  • Understands the basics of Boundary and Topographic Surveys
  • Able to think critically
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with survey staff and clients
  • Experience with FDOT projects and procedures is extremely desirable, but not required


  • 0-1 year of experience or willingness to learn using standard survey equipment (1-4 years of prior experience surveying experience is preferred)
  • Must be detail oriented, willing to travel and work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements
  • Experience with Trimble equipment preferred
  • Experience with Leica survey equipment desirable, but not required
  • AutoCAD experience desirable, but not required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs

Job Description Banner (June 2023)

We are VHB! We’re an inspired and innovative team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Our work helps improve mobility, enhance communities, and contribute to economic vitality. We do this while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment. 


Our people make us great! VHB provides a differentiating employee experience, which includes: 

  • Diverse and inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation
  • Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects
  • Community and social responsibility as sustainable stewards
  • Focus on learning, development, and career growth
  • Best-in-class benefits, including flexible, hybrid workplace  

We are consistently rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us! 


VHB is a proud Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Since our founding, we have intentionally fostered a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion—supported by deep-rooted core values, one of which is diversity. All individuals receive consideration for employment based on their qualifications without discrimination for race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.




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