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About David Evans and Associates, Inc.

At David Evans and Associates, Inc. (DEA) our philosophy is "To find outstanding professionals and give them the freedom and support to do what they do best."  Since its founding in 1976 in Portland, OR, DEA Inc. has become a recognized leader for progressive and sustainable design and management solutions for complex transportation, land development, energy, and water resources projects nationwide. DEA Inc.’s multi-disciplinary teams partner with clients to tailor solutions to meet the unique needs of each project. The firm has over 20 offices and employs approximately 1000 people firm wide. DEA is an employee-owned corporation and consistently ranks among ENR’s Top 100 Pure Design firms in the US.

Join our fun and growing team, and let DEA support you in your pursuit of success. Work in an environment that fosters teamwork and collaboration, where expectations are clearly defined through effective communication, where teams are accountable to the results and process, where trust in your team breeds shared success, and where initiative and creativity are rewarded.  Be part of what defines our future.

Survey Technician

Job Code: 1872
Employment Type: REG
Location Search: Washington, Woodinville


DEA is currently looking for a Survey Technician to be part of our team in our Woodinville, WA office.  The Survey Analyst is responsible for performing technical work in survey control, boundary, topography, ALTA, right of way engineering, and construction surveying services for public and private clients.

Position Duties:

  • Provide office survey support to the field crews.
  • Responsible for topographic mapping, ALTA surveys, platting documents, construction calculations, etc.
  • Conduct records research, prepared calculations and field crew worksheets.
  • Work closely with Survey Manager and Project Surveyor.
  • Perform research, design and calculations for survey and mapping projects using AutoCAD or Microstation products.
  • Assist with boundary determinations and procedure analysis.
  • Process field data including raw GPS and conventional data.
  • Prepare legal descriptions, exhibits and plats. Perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Land Surveying/Civil Engineering or high school diploma and equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of survey field and/or office experience and general engineering plan reading skills.
  • Proficiency in Civil 3D (2015 or newer), Leica Data Processing, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • LSIT preferred
  • Experience meeting survey requirements for various private and public clients.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Vacation/Sick/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)

Survey Jobs with DEA:

Throughout history, land surveyors have played a significant role in the development of our world. Though fundamental principles have remained essentially the same over time, the technology employed continues to rapidly advance. DEA uses the latest tools while respecting historic doctrines such as following in the footsteps of the original surveyor.  We foster a unique, collaborative work environment where specific expertise can be targeted for optimal client solutions.

Our day-to-day land surveying and geomatics activities are as varied in scope as in any career. DEA’s team is staffed and fully equipped to provide land surveying services for construction staking and layout, geodetic and control surveys, topographic and quantity surveys, and boundary surveys. As value-added services, we offer in-house 3D high-definition laser scanning, both static and mobile, and hydrographic survey services.

DEA Inc. is proud to be an AA/EEO employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to characteristics protected by applicable local, state or federal law, such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

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