Instrument Operator

Surveying And Mapping, LLC
Columbia, SC 29201
United States

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Job Description
Overview

The instrument operator uses a variety of surveying instruments to support a survey crew in their daily operations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists in the completion of field surveys under the supervision of a Crew Chief
  • Responsible for the operation, checking and basic field adjustments of survey equipment. E.g. tripods, tribrachs, levels, total stations, GNSS receivers, data radios/modems
  • Utilize survey controllers and software to collect geospatial data and perform survey computations
  • Read and interpret various types of maps and plans
  • Complete neat and orderly field notes for survey operations with supervision from Crew Chief
  • Keeps Crew Chief informed of problems and progress
  • Load and unload trucks with equipment and supplies
  • Clean and maintain survey equipment, tools and vehicle
  • Follow company safety procedures for survey operations
  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities


Required Experience - Education and Skills

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possession of a valid, current driver's license
  • One year industry experience
  • Knowledgeable in the principles and performance of basic types of surveys, survey computations, and field operations
  • Ability to work continually outside in all types of weather conditions and terrain
  • Ability to work out of town, in remote locations, for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Strong work ethic and team-player attitude
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check


A strong mission, vision and values culture is what drives SAM Companies' success. Our Core Values: Integrity & Ethics, People, Excellence in Service, Safety and Community defines who we are. We are looking for talented people who embody these values to join our organization.

We offer a best in class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance. SAM provides a VERY generous 401 (k) plan, 401 (k) profit sharing AND performance-based bonuses. Come join our team of professionals that are leading the way for the construction industry!

SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAM and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an e-mail to careers@sam.biz. SAM, LLC is not seeking nor intends to consider neither unsolicited resumes nor other information on job candidates from third parties, such as recruiters, placement agencies, etc. If, despite this notification, a third party decides to submit a candidate's resume or other information to SAM and SAM chooses to hire such a candidate, SAM has no obligation and expressly disclaims any liability to provide any remuneration or compensation for the hiring of such candidate. Surveying And Mapping, LLC (SAM) participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

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