Career Opportunities

Survey Technician
 
must have 2 years of CAD experience


The successful candidate will be capable of operating the following software packages: Carlson Survey, AutoCAD, and Microstation / Geopak Select series 3. Candidates must possess excellent analytical skills and attention to detail, topographic survey experience, and field experience with surveying equipment such as: Total Stations, Leveling instruments, and GPS equipment. Boundary Survey experience is a plus.

Rice Associates offers an excellent benefits package and 401(k) plan.

Employment is contingent on possessing a valid driving license as well as a safe driving record. All applicants will be subject to drug screening prior to commencing work, as well as regularly and randomly thereafter. Applicants are subject to background checks prior to commencing work.

Rice Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse work force. To apply, please forward your resume and work history to Dale Payne. Click below or send to dpayne@ricesurveys.com

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Instrument Person
 

Successful candidates will have at least three years experience working on large scale public projects utilizing completely automated field data utilizing conventional, robotic, and RTK GPS equipment. This position is located in our Richmond branch.Preference will be given to candidates with experience using Leica and TDS equipment. Preference will also be given to candidates with current OSHA safety and Confined Space training.

Safety is priority number one at Rice Associates. We are committed to a drug free work force and all applicants will be drug screened prior to commencing work as well as regularly and randomly. All applicants are subject to background checks prior to commencing work, as well as during employment.

Employment and continued eligibility for employment are contingent on possessing a valid driving license as well as a safe driving record.

Rice Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse work force. To apply, please forward your resume and work history to Dale Payne. Click below or send to dpayne@ricesurveys.com

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Photogrammetrist
 
All levels of Experience
Rice Associates is looking for certified Photogrammetrists and Photogrammetric Technicians. Familiarity with Cardinal VR or softcopy software a plus. DOT and/or engineering level mapping also a plus however, all mapping experience will be considered for the right candidate

Experience in any of the following areas will be considered:

Photogrammetric Mapping

Processing aerial LiDAR and UAV data

Digital Orthophotography

Aerial Triangulation

Rice Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse work force.

To apply, please forward your resume and work history to Frank Sokoloski. Click below or send to Fsokoloski@ricesurveys.com

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Field Personnel
 

with 3-5 years experience
Rice Associates is looking for Survey Crew Chiefs and Instrument Operators in all office locations. Candidates for Crew Chief positions will have three to five years of experience working on large scale public works projects utilizing completely automated field data collection, conventional, robotic, and RTK GPS equipment.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience using Leica and TDS equipment. Preference will also be given to candidates with current OSHA Safety and Confined Space training.

All applicants will be subject to drug screening prior to commencing work as well as regularly and randomly. All applicants are subject to background checks prior to commencing work, as well as during employment. Must have a valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

Rice Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse work force. To apply, please forward your resume and work history to Sherry Fee. Click below or send to Sfee@ricesurveys.com

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Subsurface Utility Designating and Locating Field Technician
 

With 3 years experience
Rice Associates, Inc. is seeking a Utility Designating and Locating Technician to join our Subsurface Utility Mapping team. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three years of relevant field experience. Responsibilities include successful designation of multiple underground utilities in accordance with CI/ASCE 38-02 Quality Level B using electromagnetic and ground penetrating radar equipment, and the exposure of underground utilities using vacuum excavation, Quality Level A locating. Responsibilities also include performing various office tasks including equipment and vehicle maintenance, project kick off meetings, and utility records research.

Qualifications: 3 or more years Utility Designating Experience

1 or more years Utility Locating Experience (Vacuum Excavation)

Requirements: Ability to complete a field sketch and document all work.

Capacity to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

Capability to work 10 or more hours a day, weekends, travel throughout the entire service area, and overtime as needed. Overnight travel may be required.

Basic computer skills needed.

Land Survey experience a plus.

Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

Successful candidates can look forward to a competitive salary and benefits along with the opportunity for significant challenges and rewards. This is a good opportunity for the right individual as the department continues to expand. The selected candidate must be able to pass background and drug tests, and have a good driving record. Rice Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse work force.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to TJ Stokes, PE. Click below or send to Tstokes@ricesurveys.com

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Join our team of Geospatial Professionals! Rice Associates, Inc. is a rapidly growing surveying and photogrammetry firm located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Rice Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Rice Associates ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Sherry Fee in our Manassas, Virginia office at 703-968-3200.

Rice Associates will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment or in the solicitation of sub consultants based on age, color, disability, race, religion, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status or any other legally protected status. EOE.

Rice Surveys named one of
7 Progressive Surveying Firms
by Point of Beginning Magazine

Rice Associates does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability in its programs, activities or business practices in accordance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.