Survey Instrument Operator - Suwanee, GA

Suwanee, GA 30024
United States


Job Description

This individual will be required to operate survey instruments and be required to perform surveys as directed by management.

Key Responsibilities

At the Operational and Company Level
  • Assist the field supervisor with all aspects of the daily crew workload.
  • Daily, work safely and in compliance with all safety regulations.
  • Daily care of instruments and vehicle.

Do the Work
  • Work as a member of a survey crew performing boundary, topography, ALTA, right-of-way, and construction surveys for public and private clients.
  • Set-up and operate survey equipment, including total-station, data-collector, level, and GPS
  • Perform survey calculations.
  • Perform all aspects of stakeout and locations surveys using applicable survey equipment.
  • Maintain survey equipment used and keep survey truck stocked with necessary supplies and tools.
  • Coordinate work of assigned subordinate personnel.
  • Assist and train personnel in lower-level positions.
  • Make accuracy and calibration checks and adjustments on equipment used.

Success Metrics
  • Be self-reliant and able to operate independently.
  • Ability to ask for additional direction and assistance when needed.
  • Works effectively with internal leaders as well as external clients.
  • Have a sense of urgency in responding to constituents.
  • Have a strong element of quality control / attention to detail at all levels.

Minimum Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • College or technical courses in mathematics and surveying.
  • Minimum of one to two (1-2) year's survey or construction related experience preferred. Prior Instrument Operator experience preferred.
  • Familiar with field procedures for performing boundary, topographic, ALTA/NSPS land title surveys.
  • Ability to work outside in all seasons.
  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record required.

Essential Functions
  • Valid State Driver's License
  • Pass a motor vehicle check
  • Indoor Work
  • Outdoor Work
  • Lift/Carry 51-100 lbs.
  • Standing
  • Sitting
  • Traveling
  • Walking
  • Climbing
  • Excessive Noise
  • Operating Computer
  • Exposure to Hazards
  • Extreme Temperatures
  • Reach Outward
  • Reach above Shoulder
  • Push/Pull 26-40 lbs.
  • Crawl
  • Squat or Kneel
  • Bending
  • Handling/Fingering
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Note: The position description is intended as a summary only of key duties. Other related duties may be assigned as appropriate.