Internship – Surveying


Spalding DeDecker, an employee owned surveying and civil engineering firm, is celebrating 60 years – because of our employees.  We look to hired skilled, professional, and innovative individuals who will add expertise and integrity to our team. Furthermore, as a Best and Brightest Employer, we provide an exemplary place to work.  We are a dynamic organization that believes in rewarding strong performance; consequently each member of our team can grow as far each of their abilities will take them!

About the Position

We have a current opening for a Surveying Summer Intern to work closely with our team.  In this unique position you’ll have the opportunity to see how survey crews operate and will work on some rather complex projects.  This is a tremendous opportunity for civil engineering or surveying students to have a hands-on learning experience poised to enhance your studies. You’ll build a solid understanding of the art of Land Surveying through hands-on work experience; a skill essential for any Civil Engineering professional!  

You will primarily be working in the field under the leadership of our survey crew chiefs operating survey and utility locating equipment and you may operate trucks and/or ATV’s as directed by the Crew Chief on your project.  As you progress through this 12 week program, you may have the opportunity to work with software such as Trimble GPS survey equipment, AutoCAD, and more.

If you’re a student looking to work as a part of an outstanding team as you grow your career in construction, we encourage you to apply today!


  • Enrolled in a Surveying, Civil Engineering, or a similar field at a college or university
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Willingness to learn on the job
  • Strong attention to detail and thorough follow-through skills.

To Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email: or you may fax or mail a resume to:

Spalding DeDecker
ATTN: Human Resources
905 South Boulevard East
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
fax:  (248) 844-5404