Construction Surveyor

  • Full Time Seasonal (April-November)
  • Barre, Vermont

Speed Of Light Optics

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Speed Of Light Optics is Hiring!  We’re looking for hardworking dedicated individuals to join our team!  We look for individuals with experience in construction survey/ layout for, vertical construction, horizontal construction, rail, utilities, military, or any other similar type of industry! 

Technology is changing every industry, including the way we’re conducting our business in highway construction.  The increased accuracy of GNSS surveys regarding mapping technology has created advancements in expertise for our industry, and we’re embracing it with open arms.  Candidate must be someone motivated to learn the equipment we have and not only understand how it works, but how it can help us expand our business!

Why join Speed of Light Optics….

  • Minimum of $27+ per hour while on the job
  • Travel Pay to and from the shop/jobsite.
  • Career growth and path that you can help determine.
  • Best Equipment in the industry.
  • Benefits (Paid holidays, Paid Time Off, Night work bonus pay, Medical Insurance, 401K with profit sharing, uniforms, Ongoing training)

Key Functions:

  • Perform scans/surveys of highway assets.
  • Travel to locations in northern New England
  • Install control for projects.
  • Properly maintain surveying equipment to ensure accuracy.
  • Willingness to learn, lidar, photogrammetry equipment as well as point cloud processing software.
  • Knowledge of GNSS equipment used to facilitate surveying of heavy civil construction projects.


  • Minimum two (2) years of construction layout experience
  • Use of GNSS Survey Equipment preferred but not required.
  • Basic computer knowledge. Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to pass a DOT pre-employ physical and drug screen.
  • Valid DOT Medical card or the ability to pass DOT medical card certification
  • Must be able to move or lift 50+ lbs.
  • 10-hour OSHA certification or ability to obtain one
  • Candidate must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment along with good social skills –tolerant, collaborative and a positive attitude.

Responsibilities include:

  • Safety: A Zero Incident Attitude…
  • Perform all tasks asked or assigned of you by Crew Leader.
  • Do the job to the best of your ability, every day


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