About Tech Engineers

What a Technical Engineer Does

Technical Engineers perform control, preliminary and construction surveys to provide line and grade and to establish or re-establish base lines, center and offset lines.

They also:

  • Establish bench marks and transfer of grades and elevation
  • Set up and operate instruments including optical & electrical, line, distance, and grade devices
  • Read and interpret architectural, civil, mechanical, and electrical drawing plans and specifications
  • Perform the computations necessary to layout horizontal and vertical work points and control lines for the multiple trades and crafts on construction sites and projects.