SUE Field Technician II

Surveying And Mapping, LLC
Austin, TX 73301
United States


Job Description
Who We Are

SAM Companies is recognized as the industry's technology leader in providing geospatial solutions and construction services on a national scale. Our staff encompasses 1,000+ individuals from diverse backgrounds who are deploying the latest industry technology and changing the way data is collected and delivered in our industry.

Our Culture
Our entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for nine consecutive years, and we make it our mission to ensure every one of our employees learns how to build and manage a business, not just be the subject matter expert on the team. At SAM, our employee's development is instrumental to our success. Your learning will be supported by specialized in-house training programs and mentoring by the industry's leading experts, who just happen to be on our staff! We make SAM a GREAT place to work, but it all starts with YOU!

Your Impact at SAM

  • Designating all types of utilities in rural and urban environments using geophysical equipment, project field documentation and survey, and vacuum excavation to expose utilities
  • Obtains and maintains all required safety certifications
  • Selects and applies standard issue surface geophysical equipment and non-standard accessories to accurately designate moderately complex public and private underground utility systems for 2D QL-B (2DB) & 3D QL-B (3DB) mapping projects
  • Acts as "lead" on 2-person designating teams
  • Collects data for and completes vault diagram forms for 2DB mapping projects
  • Employs VRS GPR survey equipment to collect horizontal data for 2DB mapping projects and QL-A test holes
  • Acts as "lead" on crews employing vacuum excavators and associated equipment to excavate and backfill test holes on existing utilities at average depths and, under average conditions
  • Employs automatic or digital levels and associated equipment to run level loops and collect QL-A data from utilities exposed in test hole excavations
  • Collects data for utility pole inventories and overhead utility mapping projects
  • Implementation of approved traffic control plans for work conducted outside of travel lanes
  • Coordinates with internal survey crews in the field

What You Bring to SAM

  • High School Diploma
  • Working knowledge of ASCE 38 guidelines and associated quality levels
  • Basic comprehension and interpretation of planimetric and design plans, profiles and cross sections, utility records, etc.
  • (1-2) years of SUE field experience required
  • Experience working as a "lead" on SUE QL-A & QL-B field crews preferred
  • Survey experience preferred
  • Military experience is a plus

Our Perks!

We offer a best-in-class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance. SAM's 401 (k) program offers a 100% employer match up to 3% of your contribution, along with a 401(k) profit sharing and performance-based bonuses. In addition, we offer:
  • Generous paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings
  • Work/life balance with flexible work hours - priority is getting the job done
  • Trainings every Tuesday - Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career
  • Office snacks, free food and fun-themed, employee events provided throughout the year
  • Passion for our Community - You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility Program


SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an e-mail to SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.