IUOE Local 150
IUOE Local 150
MOE Benefit Funds
MOE Benefit Funds
Apprenticeship and Skill Improvement Program
Apprenticeship and Skill Improvement Program
Contractor Portal
Contractor Portal

Union contractors have openings right now for construction surveyors:

Construction companies are currently seeking qualified candidates to go to work as construction surveyors as soon as possible on road, highway, bridge, and other outdoor construction and transportation infrastructure projects. If hired, you would become a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150, one of the strongest and highly-paid construction unions in America.

Job Description:

Construction surveyors measure, inspect, update, and document property boundaries using specialized surveying instruments, GPS (global positioning systems), and GIS (geographic information systems) technologies. They survey the site to gather information, provide precise measurements, and create digital maps and detailed reports. A construction surveyor advises clients, architects, and construction managers of any on-site conditions they should be aware of and performs layout work. Construction surveyors often work with construction companies or real estate development firms and split their time between construction sites and an office environment.

Pay and Benefits:

Earn between $31-49 per hour plus employer-paid benefits, including:

  • Health insurance
  • Vacation savings
  • Pension
  • Defined-benefit (401k-style) retirement savings
  • Retirement medical savings
  • Cutting-edge skill and safety training

Employer-paid benefits mean there are no deductions taken out of your hourly pay for the benefits listed above. These benefits total more than $17 per hour on top of your hourly pay!


  • An Associate’s Degree or equivalent training in Construction Management with coursework in surveying and/or construction layout
  • Familiarity and experience with various surveying equipment, including:
    • Level and Rod
    • Theodolite
    • Total Station
    • 3D Scanners
    • GPS/GNSS
    • Drones
    • Digital Measuring Tape
  • Flexibility to work in the office and in the field
  • Ability to travel to construction sites across Northeastern Illinois, along with a valid drivers’ license
  • Communications skills to work with clients and other trades workers

How to Apply:

If you are appropriately qualified, you can contact a Business Representative from IUOE Local 150 by emailing h[email protected], calling our Union Hall at (708) 482-8800, or by filling out the contact form below.

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