Balfour Beatty Survey Cad Technician in Dallas, Texas

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As an industry leader Balfour Beatty offers employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes competitive salaries, comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, paid time off and volunteer hours, education assistance and much more including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent & Medical Reimbursement)

  • Vacation Time

  • Sick Time

  • Holidays

  • Tuition Assistance


Balfour Beatty is seeking a Survey CAD Technician with experience using Trimble Business Center, Terramodel and Microstation for the Southern Gateway joint venture project in Dallas, Texas. This position will survey design in the office, taking the filed plots, developing plans and profiles based on field data. Candidate should be able to come into the job and develop drawings based on survey data from the field. General contractor Balfour Beatty US in a joint venture with Irving-based Fluor Enterprises have landed a $625 million roadway reconstruction and improvement project along 35E and U.S. 67 at the southern gateway of Dallas. The 11-mile project will expand Interstate 35E from four lanes to five lanes in each direction, with plans to build two reversible, non-toll express lanes in the center of the thoroughfare. The interchange will also be improved by rebuilding the Interstate 35E and U.S. 67 interchange and widening U.S. 67 from Interstate 35E and Interstate 20 by adding a third lane in each direction. Pegasus Link Constructors (PLC) LLC, comprised of two of the world's largest, most experienced design-build firms: Fluor Enterprises Inc. and Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Inc. Their successful 10-year partnership has resulted in many design-build projects in Texas over the last 15 years.

Essential Functions

  • Transform field data to working drawings.

  • Review plans from civil engineers and/or architects and prepares drawings for construction staking using points, alignments and profiles.

  • Read and decipher field notes and apply to drawings.

  • Read construction drawings and prepare drawings for staking and excavation.

  • Compute volumes from design and field data.

  • Compute 3D models from design plans.

Minimum Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of construction survey concepts.

  • Ability to read plans related to land survey, architecture, and civil engineering.

  • Three years’ experience with Survey Software.

  • Three or more years of construction field experience working in a field surveyor role.

Preferred Requirements

  • Ability to work independently, as well as, part of a team.

  • Strong verbal communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.

  • Ability to compute volume quantities and interpret contour models.

About us

Balfour Beatty US is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the nation. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, our teams build the unique structures and infrastructure that play an important role in how people live, work, learn and play in our communities. Our teammates have an instinctive passion for innovating that is fueled by a relentless curiosity, a drive to employ lean practices and processes and the determination to find a better way. Through Zero Harm®, we are challenging the construction industry’s assumptions about safety. We believe that no level of harm should come to anyone as a result of our business.

Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors, by Engineering News-Record, our US business is a subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY).

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.