Survey Instrument Operator

Job Description:

 Act One & Associates is currently looking for an experienced instrument operator to perform a variety of tasks associated with land surveying civil, and transportation engineering in our Harrisburg, PA office. Applicant must be responsible, highly motivated, and a detail oriented individual interested in joining our Land Surveying department. Applicant must be able to work in a team environment as a key member of a survey crew assisting in the performance of boundary, ALTA\ACSM Title Surveys, topographic, right-of way acquisition, transportation, and construction surveys utilizing the latest equipment and surveying technology.  The position has opportunity for advancement for a motivated individual willing to grow with the changing skills and technology required of a Land Surveyor.


  • Assist the field supervisor with all aspects of the daily crew workload.
  • Work in a safe manner and obey all safety regulations.
  • Work independently as a one person crew as required.
  • Daily uploading and downloading of data collectors.
  • Daily care and charging of instrumentation.
  • Continually advance knowledge with upgrades in technology.

Required Skills & Required Experience:

  • Survey instrument operation experience required.
  • Must have a High School Diploma (Minimum).
  • Must have good Mathematical skills.
  • Must have good computer skills.
  • Must be proficient with the use of survey equipment. (GPS, Robotics, Total Stations, Levels, and Data Collectors).
  • Must be proficient with data collection software.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license in order to operate company vehicle.
  • Must be dependable.
  • Must be physically able to work outdoors and on construction sites under all weather conditions.

Civil/Environmental Engineer

Job Description:

The Engineer will be in charge of planning, designing and permitting of small to large residential, commercial, industrial and/or institutional subdivision and land development projects from inception through completion of construction.

Responsibilities will include:
 -  Preparing conceptual layouts through final site design construction.
 -  Design tasks will include the preparation of site layout, street design, parking and access design, grading design, stormwater management systems design, erosion and sedimentation control designs, PennDOT Highway Occupancy permit designs, NPDES and PCSM Permit designs, and PADEP and USACE permit applications.
- Managerial responsibilities will include establishing project scopes and budgets, client management, interaction with contractors and regulatory agencies, and mentoring team members.
- Managing multiple design projects at any given time.
- Working with Engineering Managers to build and maintain client base.

Must Haves:
- E.I.T. or PE License in Pennsylvania with 4 or more years experience
- Experience in Land Development
- Civil or Environmental Engineering Degree
- Ability to lead and motivate team as well as handle multiple projects at a time.

ACT ONE & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Positions will remain available until filled.  Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Manager
ACT ONE & Associates
4701 N Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

or email us