SAM, LLC Survey Technician III in Columbia, South Carolina

Founded in 1994, SAM, LLC has become one of the largest geospatial services companies in North America and is an undisputed leader in providing geospatial solutions to a wide variety of industries. SAM is a technology leader that offers professional land surveying services, digital aerial mapping, terrestrial, mobile, and airborne LiDAR, hydrographic surveying, subsurface utility engineering (SUE), utility coordination, geographic information systems (GIS), and construction phase services. As part of the SAM Family of Companies, SAM's partner companies include SAM-Construction Services, LLC (SAM-CS), and So-Deep | SAM NC, Inc. SAM is a Top Workplace that offers excellent benefits, professional development, and growth opportunities for employees across a wide range of positions.

As a Survey Technician III in our Columbia, SC office, you will be responsible for assisting a Professional Land Surveyor in the analysis and preparation of ROW, design, and topographic surveys, and processing data for project deliverables.

  • Processing of ROW or design suvey data

  • Perform deed research, deed plotting and map checks

  • Prepare survey plats and drawings, legal descriptions and alignment drawings

  • Provide technical office support

  • Perform quality control checks of plats, drawings and deliverables prepared by other technicians

  • Ensure schedules and productivity objectives set by supervisor for survey deliverables are achieved

  • Processing data for project deliverables

  • Five to ten years field and office experience in route survey projects, boundary analysis, DTM projects, and construction layout and data processing

  • Proficient in technical math, including geometry, trigonometry and coordinate transformations

  • Excellent computer and technical skills, including Auto CAD Civil 3D

  • Experience with MicroStation is a plus however, it is not necessary

  • Strong listening, writing and verbal communication skills

  • Proven work history, strong work ethic and team-player attitude

  • Familiarity with GIS platforms is a plus however it is not necessary

A strong mission, vision and values culture is what drives SAM Family of Companies’ success. Our Core Values: Integrity & Ethics, People, Excellence in Service, Safety and Community defines who we are. We are looking for talented people who embody these values to join our organization.

We offer a best in class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance. SAM provides a VERY generous 401 (k) plan, 401 (k) profit sharing AND performance-based bonuses. Come join our team of professionals that are leading the way for the surveying and mapping industry!

SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAM and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please contact (512) 685-3556 to leave a message or send an e-mail to

SAM, LLC is not seeking nor intends to consider neither unsolicited resumes nor other information on job candidates from third parties, such as recruiters, placement agencies, etc. If, despite this notification, a third party decides to submit a candidate's resume or other information to SAM and SAM chooses to hire such a candidate, SAM-CS has no obligation and expressly disclaims any liability to provide any remuneration or compensation for the hiring of such candidate.

Surveying And Mapping, LLC (SAM) participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

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