• The Tavares Chamber of Commerce is an economic development engine. Our mission is to advocate on behalf of businesses in Tavares and throughout Lake County creating greater opportunity for all.

  • Southeastern Surveying and Mapping Corporation, founded in 1972, is a 100% employee-owned company, providing services for land surveying and mapping, subsurface utility engineering, and geographic information systems.    

    We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Survey Technician (Tech) to join our team in our TAVARES location.

    As the Survey Technician (Tech), you are responsible for assisting with field surveying activities, including maintenance of survey equipment, staying abreast of the latest surveying methods, and recommending revisions of the surveying procedures, to the Party Chief as identified.

    Receives training and instruction on surveying from party chief.
    Ensure that the truck has the necessary materials for each days weeks work tasks.
    Efficiently set up, level and operates instruments
    Correctly make measurements instrument heights.
    Perform Axis tests.
    Assist in searching for property corners with little help from party chief.
    Running data collector and correctly enter codes
    Set up and run level.
    May carry out other duties as assigned by management.

    Ability to work in inclement weather.
    Ability to work with others in a team setting.
    Ability to take instruction and constructive criticism.
    Availability to work out of town if the job requires.
    Ability to work overtime.
    Ability to deal with the public while completing work tasks.
    Reflects positive desire to be a valuable member of Team SSMC.
    Punctuality and regular attendance required; appropriate dress and appearance.

    High school diploma or equivalent.
    A minimum of 1 year survey experience as a Rodman, Instrument Man or equivalent role.
    Valid drivers license.
    Must be able to obtain badges and certifications that are necessary to enter sites and perform work (ie. M.O.T., School badges, Duke Energy, CSX, DOD, etc.)

    Ability to perform physical tasks such and walking long distances, standing for long periods, frequently lifting and moving up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifting and moving up to 100 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    We can make a difference, TOGETHER!  

    • Extremely Competitive Compensation!
    • Great Benefits Package!
    • Generous PTO!
    • Education Reimbursement! 
    For consideration, please apply online at:

    Southeastern Surveying and Mapping Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.