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Surveying & Civil Engineering Drafting Technician

LCG Lantech
Anchorage, AK
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $25 to $35 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, vision,
Job Description

LCG Lantech has a current job opening for a Designer/Technician skilled in preparing detailed drawings for surveying, civil engineering, and landscape architecture disciplines primarily with Autodesk software. Strong emphasis on suitability of existing knowledge, skills and abilities, speed of execution and high level of accuracy.  This position will require documents suitable for construction detailing, permit applications, and review by a variety of government and private agencies. As a small multi-discipline firm, additional duties will be required and assigned as necessary.

Technician Primary Duties:

  • Knowledge of the principles, techniques and practices of land surveying
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and software used in drafting (mostly Civil 3D and Revit)
  • Knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices and construction specifications
  • Accurately process surveying field data
  • Accurately plot existing onsite conditions on base drawings
  • Communicate as intermediary between field surveyors and professional land surveyor and/or engineer when necessary
  • Check for any discrepancies between the field data, historical data, and the design drawings
  • Preparing as-built surveys, topographic surveys, subdivision plats, and construction staking layouts and points
  • Preparing civil grading, drainage, utility and construction details
  • Understanding of legal descriptions and importance of historical data
  • Researching and retrieving mapping source documentation, including deeds, correspondence, legal documents, construction plans, GIS data
  • Organize drawings and data for future implementation
  • Use Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, teams, etc.
  • Proficiently use computer networks, remote logins, and other software applications such as text editors, etc. 

Essential Requirements:

  • Available to work in an office environment in Anchorage, Alaska
  • 4 years of drafting experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • 2 years of experience in the surveying or civil design industry
  • Ability to be self-critical and self-assess work product
  • Must have skillset to recognize errors and inefficiencies with drawings
  • Must possess a keen attention to detail to create accurate drawings
  • Knowledge of coordinate systems and when these can be used appropriately in Civil 3D
  • Ability to execute multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to meet deadlines and problem solve without supervision
  • Must possess desire and capacity for learning in a professional environment
  • Must be flexible in week-to-week duties and able to work with multiple supervisors
  • Willingness for work in the field when needed
  • Out of town work may be required for periods of time
  • Overtime work may be required to meet deadlines
  • Must possess current driver’s license
  • Background checks and drug testing may be required on a project-by-project basis

Additional Qualifications to Increase Consideration:

  • Existing residency in Anchorage or neighboring community (non-local applicants will still be considered)
  • Drafting experience with Revit
  • Drafting experience in the architectural or structural engineering disciplines
  • Field surveying experience
  • Technical writing
  • Familiarity with online databases and retrieving information from online sources
  • Creating and implementing design and data standards
  • Working with point clouds, aerial, and drone imagery
  • Ability to lift thirty pounds without injury
  • Travel by foot on different terrain types, including snow, ice, tundra, etc.


LCG Lantech has provided high quality multi-discipline design services to private and governmental clients since 1993.  Our current staff of 15 employees includes architects, civil and structural engineers, surveyors, landscape architect and technical staff.  We have provided planning, surveying, design, bid and construction services for over 1500 projects throughout Alaska.  With projects split between municipalities and throughout rural Alaska our staff travels all across the State for site visits, team meetings, and inspections.  Competitive pay and quality of life are priorities for our employees which has contributed to the longevity of an average 12+ years employment for our staff members.

LCG Lantech


250 H Street

Anchorage, AK
99501 USA



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