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Survey Instrument Operator - SUE Geomatics

Company: McAdams
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Survey Instrument Operator/SUE Geomatics

Durham, NC

McAdams is a full-service land planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering and geomatics firm located in Durham, NC. We seek a partnership with our clients to create meaningful experiences through inspired design. Our employees are what makes McAdams different! We bring experiences to the forefront of everything we do, and that takes special people. If you like surveying and want to advance your career, SUE (Subsurface Utility Engineering) is the perfect opportunity to combine your survey skills with underground utility mapping. Come be part of the McAdams team, training in SUE will be provided to all new hires.

Position Purpose

Instrument Operators are entry level members of a SUE crew. Instrument Operators assist with field surveying activities, including the maintenance of all survey equipment.

Essential Functions + Responsibilities

* Be assigned to a team that is responsible for surveying land and collecting data about land conditions prior to development projects
* Adjust and operate surveying instruments such as Leica/Nikon, digital and automatic levels and various survey related software
* Move and carry all surveying instruments at job sites across various kinds of landscapes
* Be able to identify project survey control points and above ground utility surface features
* Prepare or update field sketches of marked utilities and survey designated marks (i.e., paint) accurately setting or using available survey control
* Survey utility appurtenances, such as -pedestals, handholes, water valves, water meters, utility poles, and other utility structures, utility information, and utility configurations that can be observed from the surface
* Use well-established standards to record survey measurements and descriptive data using data collectors and GPS
* All work is outdoors, and crews work in all weather conditions
* Willing to learn
* Hardworking and detail-oriented
* Able to work with a team respectfully and effectively (including both peers and supervisors)
* Punctual and dependable
* Candidates must have a valid drivers license
* Candidates will have to successfully pass a motor vehicle records check, drug test, and functional assessment

All applicants must be authorized to work in the US. McAdams does not sponsor applicants for employment-based visas. We participate in E-Verify. Information from all employees Form I-9 is used to confirm work authorization.

EOE: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. We are equal opportunity employers. Decisions regarding hiring, promotions and terminations are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (over 40), disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other legally protected status

Keywords: McAdams, Durham , Survey Instrument Operator - SUE Geomatics, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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