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Do you like to solve problems in an engaging, collaborative, team environment? Are you excited about discovery, technical innovation, and achievement? Does working in a flexible culture with professional growth opportunities, a family friendly vibe, and smart, caring colleagues make for a great day? If so, consider an employment opportunity at Foth and join these members who enjoy their... employment experience.

Our Infrastructure Solutions business focuses on working with public agencies to solve challenges with our built infrastructure, improving the quality of life for all by helping people safely and efficiently travel, delivering clean water, and protecting public health. We partner alongside clients in all project phases, from planning through construction, on building roads, airports and water systems. Our focus is on the people we serve, and their success is our inspiration.

Foth is currently seeking a team-focused and results-oriented Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) who has a desire to contribute to our clients’ success by teaming with technical leaders in designing innovative solutions for complex multi-faceted geospatial projects across our three divisions: Infrastructure, Environment, and Production Solutions. As a PLS, you will utilize your technical knowledge for mentoring and educating engineers, scientists, and other geospatial specialists throughout Foth on the continually evolving application of technical advancements in your field. This position will be working out of our Des Moines, IA location.

Primary Responsibilities
• Provide technical geospatial and project management skills as a lead surveyor
• Coordinate scheduling with local survey personnel and with other Foth offices as needed
• Perform equipment installations and conduct tests requiring selection and/or adaptation or modification of equipment or testing procedures
• Complete description writing, interpretation and layout for a variety of surveys including easement, property, ALTA, site, topographic, construction staking, etc.
• Perform right-of-way platting including, but not limited to, research, horizontal and vertical control, preparing base maps, computing existing R/W, parcel lines, permanent and temporary easements, and writing descriptions for purchasing of R/W and easements
• Prepare legal descriptions
• Perform boundary/control surveying and mapping
• Maintain and operate instruments, measuring devices and other field equipment
• Assist in 3D laser scanning efforts

Required Qualifications
• Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent education and experience
• 7+ years of survey experience
• Iowa DOT experience with ROW Platting and TPP Platting
• Professional Land Surveyor License in Iowa

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with the following Trimble technology: Business Center-Data Management Software, Robotic Total Stations W/Vision Software

All Foth Companies are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. All locations are tobacco-free.

About Foth

Foth, the largest engineering and science consulting firm headquartered in Wisconsin, employs more than 650 members and operates in 28 locations to provide our national and international clients with convenient, personal services.

Our dynamic science and engineering teams at Foth are organized into business units – Environment Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, and Production Solutions – each comprised of extraordinary talent embodying decades of knowledge and specialized expertise. We bring our 85 year history of success and interdisciplinary knowledge to every client we serve, understanding their business, providing trusted advice, and developing customized, innovative solutions with remarkable energy and ingenuity.

Foth provides engineers, scientists, and other talented professionals an award-winning employment experience, including flexibility to balance work and life. We take on our clients’ toughest challenges which provides meaningful project assignments working alongside creative and dedicated team members.

Foth’s commitment to our members is demonstrated by annually reinvesting 5% of professional fee revenues in professional development activities. Our work environment is professional, collaborative, and fun. Each day, we work together in a unified, values-based culture, helping our clients’ achieve their goals and improving the world we live in.

Join our team and experience the Foth difference
Des Moines IA United States


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