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Survey Instrument Operator

Williamsburg, VA · Construction/Facilities
Survey Instrument Operator
We have an immediate opening for an entry level or an experienced Survey Instrument Operator. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • Perform various land surveying tasks under the direction of more senior Land Surveyors including; Operation, transport and setup of Total Stations, Data Collectors, GPS, and other Land Surveying equipment.
  • Reconnaissance and recovery of Land Surveying markers through use of hand tools and digging.
  • Ability to transport Land Surveying Equipment, navigate and traverse through difficult terrain, environments and wooded areas.
  • Performs construction stakeout of proposed improvements, including installation of stakes through use of sledgehammers and hand tools.
  • Maintains proper care of all survey equipment.
  • Requires valid Driver's license and ability to operate company vehicles, including large cargo vans.
  • Documents all phases of survey work through clear field notes and data collection
  • Land surveying including but not limited to Boundary line, Topographic survey, Construction stakeout and utility surveys.
Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to learn the proper use of GPS equipment and Robotic Instruments and mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of geometry
  • Understands the basics of Boundary Survey, Topographic, Construction and Utility Surveys
  • Able to think critically
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with survey staff and clients
  • 0 - 2 years of prior experience with progressive land surveying experience
  • Must be detail oriented, willing to work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements and willing to travel
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs
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