Knott Laboratory provides forensic engineering and animation, Civil & Structural, and Fire & Explosion Investigation services to reconstruct accidents.

Licensed Professional Land Surveyor

Work with a fast-paced, growth-oriented team of forensic engineers at Knott Laboratory.

Knott Laboratory is a multi-disciplinary forensic engineering firm established in 1982 in Denver, Colorado. The company launched after evaluating the Hyatt Regency walkway collapse in Kansas City, and since, Knott has evaluated over 20,000 failure analysis cases with subsequent repairs. We work as a remote team of engineers who focus on each project with a collective, fun team approach. The diversity of failure causes makes every project a new one. Our team’s failure analysis results provide incredible training opportunities that can be rolled into the reconstruction as well as new project designs. Forensic investigations allow our engineers to develop specialized skill sets and, in turn, we regularly present and share what we learn with clients and the greater engineering and construction community.


Knott Laboratory, LLC is seeking a full-time Licensed Professional Land Surveyor for our Construction Division in Colorado. The ideal candidate will hold a Colorado Professional Land Surveyor license and have at least 5 years of experience working independently in the field and managing multiple projects. The Surveyor will perform land surveys, boundary and topographical surveys, property and right-of-way determinations research and platting. The successful candidate would have experience with surveying and new construction projects as well as a collaborative approach when working with business development, engineering, and drafting teams. This is a remote position for an individual located in the Front Range area of Colorado.


5+ years experience as a Professional Licensed Surveyor in the state of Colorado; Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) license, Colorado; Resident of Colorado, Front Range Area; Prior experience with surveying and construction projects; Prior experience directing and collaborating with drafting technicians; Proficient in AutoCAD; Passionate and self-motivated with the ability to work remote and balance multiple projects; Excellent verbal communication and technical writing skills

Salary: $70,000-$100,000, commensurate with experience and certifications; Matching 401(k); Company Profit Sharing Plan; Health, Dental and Vision Insurance; Paid Time and Holidays Off; Professional Development Assistance; Fieldwork: Yes; up to75% of time; Professional Development Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement up to $5k/year

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