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Entry-Level Project Surveyor

Are you passionate about land surveying and eager to take your career to new heights? J2 is actively seeking an Entry-Level Project Surveyor to join our dynamic team. As an Entry-Level Project Surveyor at J2, you will collaborate with seasoned professionals on diverse and exciting projects with an opportunity for professional growth.


J2 is a multidisciplinary engineering, landscape architecture, and surveying firm that serves the Northern Virginia region. As a people-first organization, we have made it a top priority to invest in our employees, clients, and community. J2 is committed to fostering professional development through inclusive team bonding events, challenging and dynamic projects, and career road-mapping support. Drawing from our industry expertise and legacy of community impact, our talented and passionate team has helped build a portfolio of some of the highest-profile private and public developments across the DMV.


As an Entry-Level Project Surveyor, you will work in a team environment as a member of a professional surveying staff assisting in the performance of boundary, ALTA/NSPS, topographic, platting, right-of-way acquisition, transportation, and construction surveys utilizing the latest equipment and surveying technology.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist the project surveyor and other senior management.

  • Assist in the completion of boundary surveys, ALTA/NSPS land title surveys, topographic and location surveys, and as-built surveys, as well as, construction stakeouts, global positioning systems surveys, deed research, photogrammetric control, and hydraulic surveys.

  • Communicate with crew members and supervisors to meet project deadlines.

  • Develop a basic understanding of survey equipment, geometry, and apparatuses.

  • Develop survey base information in Carlson, Civil 3D, or other relevant software.

  • Accurately execute markups provided by senior staff.

  • Bachelor’s, Associate’s, Technical, or High School degree (or equivalent).

  • Ability to work both independently and in group environments.

  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Carlson, and Civil 3D.

  • Ability to work outside in all seasons.



J2 is committed to its people. We offer a comprehensive benefits package curated to ensure that our employees lead happy, healthy, and balanced lives. Key benefits include:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Retirement fund with employer contributions

  • Competitive paid time off and paid holidays

  • On-demand external career coach

  • Professional development budget

  • Hands-on mentorship


J2 is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veteran, or disabled status. For more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact J2’s HR Department at 703.361.1550 ext. 346 or

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