Geomatics Technician

Cary, NC
Added: February 23, 2024
NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.

As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives .


NV5 is seeking a full-time Geomatics Technician , for our Cary, NC office. This position will assist survey and SUE groups in the southeast US and elsewhere if applicable. Project locations will be focused in North Carolina, but assignments outside of that are to be expected. Short-term, short-range travel will occasionally be required. Primary duties will include professional SUE services, CADD assistance, and survey field and office operations.

The most frequent and essential work activities include:

  • Participate in all phases of utility services projects.
  • Provide quality control and quality assurance on utility services deliverables.
  • Assist locally and inter-office with CADD challenges on multiple platforms.
  • Maintain and distribute CADD templates for SUE deliverables.
  • Support local and regional field and office survey efforts.


  • High School Diploma
  • 3+ years of previous survey or utility services related work experience
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid driver's license prior to employment
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation/OpenRoads
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree
  • One year experience with ArcGIS, and/or QGIS software
  • 5+ years of previous survey or utility services related work experience
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation/OpenRoads
  • Aptitude for problem-solving and attention to detail

Work environment and physical demands of this position

The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. When properly requested and when feasible (without undue hardship to the organization), reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Work will be balanced between an office setting and field setting with opportunities to be exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
  • Work will be primarily working with fingers by picking, pinching, typing and grasping often with repetitive motion.
  • Must have visual acuity for viewing a computer screen, the ability to talk, hear and sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to carry, lift and push/pull up to 20 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Weekend and overtime work and/or overnight work and travel may be required.
  • Additional physical duties may be required as necessary.

NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.

NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.