Survey Technician Internship – Palmer, AK

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TerraSond, a precision geospatial solutions provider based in Palmer, Alaska is seeking Intern Survey Technicians for Summer 2018. The Intern Survey Technician is responsible for conducting surveying and mapping duties under the supervision of a Project Manager or a more senior Survey Technician. He or she verifies the accuracy of collected data and prepares data, charts, plots, maps, records, documents and deliverables related to the survey. He or she may also conduct ADCP mooring configuration. The Survey Technician is also required to serve as a member of the vessel crew as needed.

The position requires residence within a reasonable commuting distance from the Palmer, Alaska office and does not include relocation.

Background and Experience:

 Minimum of one year experience combined with completed relevant degree, 3 years of work experience, or equivalent combination of work experience and education)
 AS/AA or BS/BA in progress in Geomatics, Natural Sciences, Geology, GIS, Engineering, Mathematics, Oceanography, Physics, or other relevant discipline
 Strong background in mathematics to include arithmetic, algebra, and geometry
 Working knowledge of personal computers
 Ability to pass a USCG Merchant Marine physical
 Drug testing and background screen required
 Eligible and insurable to drive to regular assignments

Work is performed in a number of locations including TerraSond’s office, shop, at sea, and various field locations. Some work is performed outdoors and may take place in inclement weather. Requires occasional heavy lifting of equipment (up to 50 pounds). Responsibilities may require an adjusted work schedule, long days, and evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines.

If you require an accommodation to complete the application please contact TerraSond’s HR department at (907) 745-7215 x 147 or via email at

TerraSond is committed to a drug free workplace. Drug Testing and Background Checks are required.

TerraSond is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TerraSond does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

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