Survey Field Lead- Forest Hill, MD - RCS Corporation

Survey Field Lead- Forest Hill, MD


Job Type: Direct Hire
Posted: 09/13/2022

Forest Hill, Maryland

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Lead Survey Field Technician in Forest Hill, MD to support Oil & Gas Utility Projects.  This is a direct hire opportunity and a 100% field position with local travel around Forest Hill, MD. 

Who We Are

RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Our Client

Our Client provides comprehensive engineering, consulting and automation services to pipelines, utilities and industrial customers.  With first-hand experience operating and maintaining energy infrastructure, over 800 professionals provide expertise in Pipeline Engineering, Process Safety Management and Industrial Solutions.


  • Apply proper field procedures and performing a variety of surveys such as but not limited to Topographic, Boundary, Planimetric, ALTA/NSPS, FEMA Elevation Certifications, Loaction, Right-of-Way, Control Network, GPS, profile and cross-section, Construction Stake-Out, and As-Built

  • Lead a field crew

  • Perform survey computations using trigonometry, geometry, and algebra

  • Create, reduce, and check field notes

  • Operate, check, and perform basic field adjustments on rods, compass, transits, levels, tribrachs, total stations, robotic total stations, 3D scanner, data collectors, tripods, and GPS equipment

  • Cleaning, care and use of a variety of surveying tools and equipment

  • Interact with client contacts and the public

  • Must apply company and client policies as they relate to field and operations, office workflow procedures, and problem-solving techniques

  • Record keeping and time keeping

  • Reading site plans, boundary plats, highway plans, profiles and cross sections, horizontal and vertical curves, and utility plans


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 3 – 6 years related experience

  • NSPS/CST Level 2 Required

  • NSPS/CST Level 3 Preferred

  • Background in utility field work is beneficial 

  • Must have reliable transportation and have a valid driver’s license

  • Basic working knowledge of general computer applications, including Windows and MS Office product, specifically Word and Excel

  • Ability to understand instructions and independently carry out instructed tasks

  • Able to use a measuring device and understand units of measure

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong communication and customer skills

  • Unquestioned business and personal integrity

  • Position will be 100% field work

  • Must have reliable transportation



    Working Conditions and Environmental/Physical Demands

    The position requires manual dexterity, standing, walking, climbing stairs, getting in and out of a passenger truck multiple times a day, bending, kneeling, sitting for extended periods, and crouching. The employee will occasionally lift or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Requires the ability to hear, speak, and/or signal people to convey potential or actual safety hazards and exchange information to include receiving assignments or direction from co-workers and supervisors. Work is performed primarily outdoors and involves driving to and from different job sites. Some work is performed inside in a professional office setting with routine use of office equipment.

    RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.

RCS Corporation