Laser Scanner/Surveyor


  • Full Time

The Role: 


Tesla’s Materials Engineering group is looking for a highly motivated Laser Scanner/Surveyor to support the construction of novel battery chemical plants and ensure that Tesla’s battery material manufacturing facilities are built accurately and effectively. This will include surveying civil, structural, utilities, and manufacturing system installations, and executing high resolution 3D scans of complex facilities to ensure proper coordination between disciplines.  



  • Perform 3D High-Definition field surveys for laser scanning projects.  

  • Plan daily activities to support multiple projects and meet productivity goals set by Project Managers.   

  • Supervise equipment use, loading and maintenance. Make timely requests for external equipment, procedural changes, new equipment purchases and vehicle maintenance to the team lead.  

  • Execute daily data downloading and processing and prepare daily time sheets, data logs, expense reports and field change orders.  

  • Perform field surveying activities in accordance with standards set by the team. Adhere to established company policies, follow all surveying and scanning service line procedures and assure that support crews follow standard procedures.  

  • Participate in survey department and field crew training.  



  • 3+ years of experience in a field surveying/3D scanning role 

  • Experience with providing dimensional control for 3D laser scanner alignment.  

  • Experience with AutoCAD Recap, FARO Scene Registration Software or similar. 

  • Familiarity with construction phase of complex chemical processing plants  

  • Ability to work without direct day-to-day supervision and make technical and supervisory decisions for projects assigned within specified limits of authority.