The Clayton Engineering Company was established in 1926, in St. Louis, Missouri and today continues the tradition of providing excellence in all of the services we provide to our clients. Today we provide complete Planning, Civil Engineering, Civil Design, Land Surveying and Construction Staking services as well as a wide variety of specialized services. Our team of Professionals are licensed in multiple states.


Civil Engineer

We are hiring a full-time Civil Engineer for a design engineer role.  Responsibilities include:

  • Create and oversee the design of civil engineering of civil engineering projects.
  • Collaborate with Clients, Architects, and Engineers as a part of the project design team.
  • Project management and budgeting, proposal preparation, and familiarity with St. Louis area communities’ and MSD submittal procedures are a bonus and/or be willing to learn these skills.


  • Candidate to be a Missouri Licensed Professional Engineer or someone within 6 months or less of taking the licensure exam.
  • Stormwater hydraulics and hydrology design experience.
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D capable.

Benefits include: insurance for healthcare, vision, and dental, 401K with employer matching, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, paid time off (vacation, sick leave, holidays, etc.) and flexible working hours.  Apply now to be part of our innovative team!



Professional Land Surveyor Opportunity

About Us:

The Clayton Engineering Company, Inc. is a reputable land surveying firm with a strong presence in the St. Louis Region. Our commitment to accuracy and reliability sets us apart. As we continue to expand, we are seeking a skilled and motivated Professional Land Surveyor to join our team.

Position Overview:

As a Professional Land Surveyor at The Clayton Engineering Company, Inc., you will play a pivotal role in our surveying projects. Your responsibilities will include conducting field surveys, analyzing data, and ensuring the highest standards of precision. If you thrive on challenges and enjoy collaborative work, we encourage you to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct boundary surveys, topographic surveys, and construction staking.
  • Utilize advanced surveying equipment, including total stations and GPS receivers.
  • Prepare detailed survey reports and legal descriptions.
  • Collaborate closely with project managers, engineers, and other team members.
  • Maintain compliance with industry standards and regulations.


  • Illinois Professional Land Surveyor License: You must hold a valid PLS license in the state of Illinois. Missouri license is a plus.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of professional land surveying experience.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in using surveying software (AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Trimble Products or other Survey Software, Microsoft Office, etc.) and field equipment.
  • Attention to Detail: Accuracy and precision are paramount.
  • Strong Communication: Effective communication with clients and team members.


  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Health insurance and retirement benefits.
  • Stock ownership
  • Flexible hours
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Collaborative work environment.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and references: APPLY WITH RESUME HERE. Please include “Professional Land Surveyor Application” in the subject line.

The Clayton Engineering Company, Inc. is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

For more information about our company, visit our website:


Survey Crew Chief / Instrument

Survey Crew Chief / Instrument

We are looking for an experienced Crew Chief / Instrument Operator for Trimble S-Series, R-10/12i receivers, TSC/Ranger-7 collectors using Trimble Access.

This individual must be motivated and career driven.

Must have experience with property boundary, topographic surveying and construction staking. Minimum 5 years experience required.

This person will work on a 2-man survey crew operating the equipment and completing field notes. Will be expected to be Crew Chief on occasion.

Benefits Include:

  • Paid employee healthcare
  • 401K with company contribution matching
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Paid vacation, with rollover
  • Sick time, with rollover
  • Paid holidays
  • Dental & Vision plans available

Hourly pay based on experience. On the job training, including OSHA 10 hr Construction.

Must have valid driver’s license and transportation. Must be reliable.


Survey Technician / Crew Chief

Survey Technician / Crew Chief

Land Survey Technician/Crew Chief
Clayton Engineering Company – St. Louis, MO
Two Job Openings

We are currently accepting applications for a office Survey Technician who can work as a Crew Chief when needed.
This is a full time position with benefits.

LAND SURVEY TECHNICIAN: LIST or CST preferred but we will consider experience also. Must be familiar with AutoCad Civil3D. Must be able to work closely with licensed Land Surveyor and civil engineering staff. Must be able to perform boundary and utility research, perform construction staking calculations, and work on ALTA Surveys.

SURVEY CREW CHIEF: Familiarity with Trimble equipment is a plus. This position will require often working as a one-man robotic crew and as part of a 2 man crew. Must have experience with construction staking, boundary and topographic surveying, ALTA Surveying, GPS and general land surveying tasks.