Instrument Operator

Surveying And Mapping, LLC
Atlanta, GA 30301
United States


Job Description

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 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.