Registered Land Surveyor

  • Full-time

Company Description

We are Olsson, a team-based, purpose-driven engineering and design firm. Our solutions improve communities and our people make it possible.

Our most meaningful asset is our people, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where they can continue to learn, grow, and thrive. Our entrepreneurial spirit is what has allowed us — and will continue to allow us — to grow. The result? Inspired people, amazing designs, and projects with purpose.

Job Description

Olsson is currently seeking a seasoned Registered Land Surveyor (RLS) to join our team. As a RLS with Olsson, you'll have the opportunity to use cutting-edge technology like drones, GPS scanning, Trimble, and more. You'll play a vital role in maintaining client relationships, leading our survey crew and drafting technicians, managing projects, providing training, and ensuring survey accuracy. Join us as a RLS at Olsson and showcase your expertise in a dynamic and innovative environment.


  • Foster and maintain strong client relationships, ensuring their satisfaction throughout the surveying process.
  • Lead and supervise survey crew staff and drafting technicians, providing guidance and support.
  • Efficiently manage projects, from initiation to completion, ensuring all deliverables are met on time and within budget.
  • Provide comprehensive training and mentorship to our staff, sharing your wealth of knowledge and expertise.
  • Take ownership of project estimates and job proposals, demonstrating your meticulous attention to detail.
  • Assume responsibility for the financial performance of your assigned projects, ensuring profitability and cost-effectiveness.

This role is considered hybrid and would allow for the individual to work up to 50% of the time from home. 


You are passionate about:

  • Working collaboratively with others.
  • Having ownership in the work you do.
  • Using your talents to positively affect communities.

You bring to the team:

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to contribute and work well on a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • 10+ years of experience in the survey performing and managing land surveys, such as property and right-of-way determinations, boundary, ALTA, platting, land divisions and topographic surveys.
  • Registered Land Surveyor, required.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Trimble business center.

Additional Information

Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we’re here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it.

As an Olsson employee, you’ll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you’ll:

  • Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
  • Engage in work that has a positive impact in communities.
  • Receive an excellent 401(k) match.
  • Participate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestyles.
  • Benefit from a bonus system that rewards performance.
  • Have the possibility for flexible work arrangements.

Olsson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.