H&K Group

Survey Technician

Job Locations US-PA-Pottstown
Regular Full-Time
Parent Company
H&K Group, Inc.


The Pottstown Division of the H&K Group, Inc., is looking for a self-motivated Survey Technician to assist the Party Chief and the survey department in general. Prior experience and education are a bonus but not necessary. A willingness to learn and contribute to our technology driven Survey Dept. is necessary. Our Survey Team is not only responsible for the general layout of our projects but to work with project management to apply best site development practices to ensure Quality Control throughout the life of our projects. You will be exposed to the latest technology the Survey industry has to offer including 3D Machine Control, Data acquisition via drone and scanners, Survey and modeling software, Robotic and GNSS hardware.


Why work for H&K Group, Inc.?

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • 100% Company-paid Health Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement programs available to qualifying employees for approved programs
  • Additional training programs including on the job, online through H&K Academy, manufacturer offered training, and more


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Perform all work adhering to OSHA and H&K Safety policies
  • Perform surveying & mapping duties under the direction of the Party Chief.
  • Develop fundamental construction layout concepts and skills.
  • Develop the ability to read and understand project drawings.
  • Learn the proper use and care of modern surveying equipment including; Robotic instruments, GPS base stations, and Machine Control systems.
  • Perform quality control procedures to ensure that work is being performed to expected tolerances.
  • Record topographic data, perform volume calculations, verify data for construction, mapping, boundary, mining or other purposes.
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Skills, Education, and Experience

  • One year certificate from an accredited college or technical school or three months of related experience and/or training
    • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Mathematical skills
  • Ability to understand and carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Problem solving
  • Learning agility
  • Ability to fit test & utilize appropriate PPE as needed
  • Ability to meet physical requirements (movement, lifting, as relevant to job)


Preferred Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Six months of related experience and/or training
  • Experience with Trimble survey equipment and software
  • Experience working in heavy civil construction, road construction, or quarries
  • OSHA or other relevant safety certifications


Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to
    • Stand, walk
    • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel
    • Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
    • Reach with hands & arms
  • Frequently required to
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • Talk or hear
  • Occasionally required to
    • Sit
    • Climb or balance
    • Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds


Work Environment

  • Regularly exposed to
    • Fumes or airborne particles
    • Outside weather conditions
  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts
  • Occasionally exposed to
    • High, precarious places
    • Vibration
  • Noise level is usually loud


The H&K Group, Inc. provides complete heavy civil contracting and construction materials solutions with safety, speed, quality, efficiency, and value. Beginning as a small family business a half century ago, we are now a dynamic group of vertically integrated companies that has been growing and prospering for over 50 years.


Thank you for your interest in employment with H&K Group, Inc. At H&K, we invest in our people, providing the essential training, instruction, and supervisory support that they need to develop and grow within our company. We acknowledge that H&K’s strength and success is directly related to our employees and the talents, dedication, and job performance they exemplify. We seek dynamic, motivated people who are driven to make a difference.


H&K does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are always looking for the best, most qualified people to join our team.


Pre-employment drug testing (EOE)

Pre-employment Physical


100% Company-Paid Health Benefits!


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