Survey Instrument Technician, Oil and Gas

at Atwell, LLC
Location San Antonio, Texas
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Permanent



Atwell, LLC is a bold leader in the consulting, engineering, and construction services industry, delivering a broad range of creative solutions to clients in the real estate and land development, renewable energy, and oil and gas markets. We have a strong national presence and a diverse, award winning project portfolio. Atwell is a privately owned company, with 1,000+ passionate team members across 36 locations and growing!

Why Atwell

Atwell doesn't just grow careers. We grow each team member as a unique person, encouraging individual growth beyond their field of expertise. We help you bring that expertise to an entirely different level - that of an advocate, someone whose skill and experience is applied with an enhanced sense of engagement and passion. As a rapidly growing company- Our focus is providing the best service by empowering the best professionals. To us, finding the right cultural fit is as important as finding the right technical fit. That probably helps to explain why we have one of the lowest turnover rates in our industry. Passion for the job, the team, and the company, is a must. In return, Atwell will provide you with more than just pay and benefits. You will be mentored by some of the best and brightest in the industry.

To us, "Team" is not just a word. It's the Atwell way.

Atwell Has Been Recognized For 7 Consecutive Years As a "Best Places To Work", "Hot Firm Nationally" By Zweig Group And We Are Proud Recipients Of The Following 2021 Awards

  • Recognized by ENR in the ENR Top 500 and ranked in every region;
  • Recognized as in the "Top 100" firms in the US by Zweig Group
  • Recognized in Crain Magazine's "Fast 50" for the fastest growing firms
  • Named in the "Top 50 Coolest Places to Work" by Crain Magazine


The O&G Instrument Technician operates and maintains survey instruments and measuring devices to assist the O&G Party Chief in completing different types of survey work assignments. The O&G Instrument Technician also assists with implementing project survey policies, guidelines, and procedures. In this role, an employee will be expected to develop and demonstrate proficiency regarding the essential functions of the job found below.

  • Operates survey equipment (i.e., GPS receivers, Robotic and Conventional Instrumentation).
  • Conducts field surveys for clients.
  • Learns basic field calculations and procedures.
  • Preforms assigned survey instrumentation operations activities and is responsible for the collected survey data.
  • Downloads survey data.
  • Must be knowledgeable with data collection using Trimble equipment and software products.
  • Maintains and operates the survey instrumentation throughout the collection process of pertinent survey data.
  • Valid driver's license.


Minimum 1-3 years of surveying experience

Atwell Benefits

To attract and keep the best professionals in the industry, we strive to provide a great working environment and a progressive benefits program designed to support your personal and professional needs.

We will support you to be a lifelong learner. You will be encouraged to give back to your community. Meeting deadlines, budgets and project objectives is important, but of equal importance is meeting your needs through training, advancement, and mentorships.


  • Generous PTO
  • Paid Parental & Maternal Leave
  • Flexible Work Schedules: Remote Work and Hybrid Working Arrangements
  • Tenure Awards - Travel Vouchers to see the world based upon your travel preferences


  • Competitive Compensation packages
  • Annual bonuses, spot bonuses and peer recognition awards
  • 401 k) plan matching formula is 50% of your contributions up to 6%
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Paid Licensing / Certification Fees and Renewals
  • Financial Rewards for Obtaining Licensure
  • Employee Referrals up to $5,000
  • Annual Wellness Reimbursement up to $500 for Gym Memberships, build your home gym or set up home ergonomic office


  • Medical (BC/BS), dental (Delta), and vision (VSP)
  • Health Savings Account & Flex Spending Account options
  • Employer paid LTD, STD, and life insurance
  • Metlife Supplemental Benefits covering accident, hospitalization, and critical illness
  • Member Assistance Program (MAP) with complimentary counseling sessions, legal benefits, financial consultations, and work/life referral services

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