Power Lines

CVE is one of the nation’s premier specialty contractors with a century-long tradition of excellence and endless capabilities–from electrical and teledata to networking, security, and wireless communications.  We’re on the forefront of technology, but also a family-owned company that recognizes the value of each individual employee.

We have an immediate opening for a full-time Construction Surveyor/CAD Draftsman based at our Salt Lake City office. This individual will develop and utilize surveying equipment and drafting technology to enhance CVE’s construction capabilities and productivity.

Primary duties include:

  • Understand and operate Trimble Total Station equipment.
  • Use Trimble Total Station survey equipment to establish points of reference on construction projects. Reference points include: underground duct banks, under-slab conduits, electrical switchgear locations/positions, site electrical components (i.e. light poles, transformers, emergency generators, utility conduits, etc.), interior light fixtures, cable tray systems, conduit racks, electrical rooms/closets, and others.
  • Establish reference points using CAD drawings (AutoCAD and Revit) and Trimble interface equipment/software.
  • Gather specific reference points and transfer/establish reference points on construction projects under the direction of project managers/superintendents.
  • Utilize MS Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Power Point).
  • Produce CAD drawings consistent with CVE standards, including AutoCAD and some Revit drafting systems.
  • Some travel will be required.


Successful candidates will have the following skills and characteristics:

  • Ability to work well with others
  • Self-starter with good leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Proficiency with Trimble Total Station equipment
  • Ability to work well with a variety of coworkers
  • Current drivers license and satisfactory motor vehicle report
  • Successful background check and drug test

Compensation includes a competitive salary ($30-35 DOE) and industry’s most competitive benefits package.  Our employees receive premium medical and dental benefits, health savings accounts with substantial company contributions, paid time off, paid holidays, company-paid life and disability insurance, and profit sharing.

To apply, submit a resume to apply@cve.com or apply in person at 1338 So Gustin Rd in Salt Lake City.  CVE is an equal opportunity employer.