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Further Your Surveying Career

We’re looking for a dedicated Professional Land Surveyor who recognizes the importance land surveying plays at a multidisciplinary firm like Klingner. You’ll be working both in the field and the office on an incredible variety of projects. Klingner has the capacity and capability to perform surveys of all types and complexities — from residential lot surveys to major construction or subdivision projects. No day will likely be the same. We understand that Land Surveying is the basis for our engineering and design work.


  • Perform and provide control, boundary, topographic, utility, ALTA, Right-of-Way, hydrographic, and construction surveying services.
  • Search courthouse records, in-house survey records, road records, and other records relevant to the survey being performed.
  • Perform calculations based on field data, research, and other resources as necessary to determine property boundaries.
  • Prepare topographic / utility survey drawings.
  • Review, sign, and seal plats and other documents for recording and write legal descriptions.
  • Perform construction staking and as-built surveys.
  • Operate survey-related equipment and software.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients.
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals, cost estimates, schedules, and invoices.
  • Coordinate with office staff members, clients, and other key stakeholders.
  • Assist, train, direct, and supervise field crew and office staff members.
  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot, and maintain survey equipment.
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  • Must have Professional Land Surveyor license in Illinois, Missouri, and / or Iowa.
  • A minimum of two years of survey experience since obtaining licensure is a plus, but not required.
  • Good knowledge of Trimble robotic total station and GPS equipment.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD / Civil 3D, Microstation / Geopak, and ArcGIS.
  • Knowledge of quality, health, and safety standards.
  • Clear written and verbal communication.
  • Organizing, prioritizing, and performing work assignments with minimal supervision.
Why I Chose Klingner…
Eric Basinger

“I enjoy working with Klingner because they value providing the best service possible and putting the client first.

I also enjoy working and collaborating with my coworkers, all of whom have a varied range of skills and enjoy solving problems.”

Eric Basinger, PLS
Professional Land Surveyor

The Perks

At Klingner, we offer excellent benefits, career growth opportunities, and a competitive salary depending on experience.

  • Mentor / Mentee opportunities
  • Professional development assistance
  • Health Insurance (three coverage options available)
  • VPTO, sick leave, and 7.5 paid holidays
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Health savings and Flexible Spending
  • Yearly Wellness reimbursement
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
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What Sets Klingner Apart

Your experience is valued. Unique to the Architecture, Engineering, Surveying, and Geotech industry, Klingner & Associates, P.C. has an average employee retention rate of 9.5 years. As a nearly 120-year-old firm, this makes us proud. Each staff member provides a wealth of understanding and experience that helps drive our reputation for high quality deliverables. 

Client support is important to everyone in the firm. For over 10 years, Klingner has maintained an 85% client retention rate. We are also focused on staying ahead of the curve when it comes to technology, culture, and project delivery. 

With engaged leadership, Klingner acts on employee feedback and recommendations for continued evolution. At Klingner, we value quality, respect, professional advancement, and an enjoyable work environment. 

Apply today to become a part of a growing organization, deeply rooted in the communities we serve.

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Ready to Apply?

Applying is easy – Simply complete the Initial Interest Form below.

We are an EOE; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

Upload your completed resume, then fill in and submit this Initial Interest Form.

Don’t see an open position of particular interest?

That’s okay! We’re always looking for experienced professionals who want to work in our wheelhouse of expertise. We welcome you to apply today.