Survey Instrument Technician
Triad Engineering - Hagerstown, MD

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DESCRIPTION

This survey technician operates survey instruments required to perform surveys as directed by the Party Chief. This person may also be asked to temporarily direct the survey crew during the absence of the Party Chief. To apply, please visit www.triadeng.com. Triad is an EOE.

DUTIES

Partially responsible for the care, cleaning and use of a variety of surveying tools and equipment. Knowledge of the operation, checking and basic field adjustments on transits, total stations, total electronic stations, data collectors, levels, and tripods. Knowledgeable of trigonometry, geometry, algebra, coordinate geometry, and basic surveying computations. Demonstrate lot, area, and intersection (bearing-bearing, distance-distance, bearing-distance) computations. Knowledge of the reduction and checking of the field notes for the determination of positions and elevations. Knowledgeable of the principles of performing basic surveys: leveling, traversing, triangulation, metes and bounds surveys, construction surveys, and photo control surveys. Being able to coordinate field work for a variety of standard types of surveys under the supervision of a Party Chief. Knows basic sources of measurement errors. Knows principles of staking and marking. Keeps neat and orderly field notes for standard surveying operations: leveling, traversing, topographic mapping, layout, as-built surveys, boundary surveys, profile and cross-section surveys. Able to enter field data and produce positional information (i.e., leveling, traversing, stadia, topographic mapping) with hand-held calculator. Knows how to interpret control point records and data sheets, as well as locate points in the field. Understands basic plan reading and preparation (i.e., site plans, boundary plans, highway plans, profile and cross sections, horizontal and vertical curves, pipeline plans, foundation plans, and developing existing and finished contours). Basic knowledge of the terminology and principles of conventional drafting. Knowledgeable of surveying ethics and technical standards. Shows responsibility in the profession (i.e. attire, honesty, respect for personal property). Developing the ability to train survey assistants so they may become more proficient in their position and gain knowledge toward promotion within the department and/or company.

QUALIFICATIONS

The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 80 pounds. Work may routinely require the employee to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl. Work is performed under all weather conditions, often on busy streets or construction sites, involves extensive standing and walking and includes clearing brush, working in difficult terrain, manholes and on difficult slopes.
  • Education - High school diploma or equivalent. Additional courses in mathematics and surveying that support the required responsibilities are also desirable.
  • Experience - Entry level to two years' experience as a Chain/ Rod Technician or demonstrated ability.
Must possess a valid driver's license, ability to safely operate a motor vehicle, ability to read, write, and perform basic math, must be comfortable communicating with the public, must be available to work in all types of indoor and outdoor environments.
Partially responsible for the care, cleaning and use of a variety of surveying tools and equipment. Knowledge of the operation, checking and basic field adjustments on transits, total stations, total electronic stations, data collectors, levels, and tripods. Knowledgeable of trigonometry, geometry, algebra, coordinate geometry, and basic surveying computations. Demonstrate lot, area, and intersection (bearing-bearing, distance-distance, bearing-distance) computations. Knowledge of the reduction and checking of the field notes for the determination of positions and elevations. Knowledgeable of the principles of performing basic surveys: leveling, traversing, triangulation, metes and bounds surveys, construction surveys, and photo control surveys. Being able to coordinate field work for a variety of standard types of surveys under the supervision of a Party Chief. Knows basic sources of measurement errors. Knows principles of staking and marking. Keeps neat and orderly field notes for standard surveying operations: leveling, traversing, topographic mapping, layout, as-built surveys, boundary surveys, profile and cross-section surveys. Able to enter field data and produce positional information (i.e., leveling, traversing, stadia, topographic mapping) with hand-held calculator. Knows how to interpret control point records and data sheets, as well as locate points in the field. Understands basic plan reading and preparation (i.e., site plans, boundary plans, highway plans, profile and cross sections, horizontal and vertical curves, pipeline plans, foundation plans, and developing existing and finished contours). Basic knowledge of the terminology and principles of conventional drafting. Knowledgeable of surveying ethics and technical standards. Shows responsibility in the profession (i.e. attire, honesty, respect for personal property). Developing the ability to train survey assistants so they may become more proficient in their position and gain knowledge toward promotion within the department and/or company.

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