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  • Survey Field Service Technician

    Wightman & Associates, Inc.
    Job Description
    Summary:
    Surveying Field Service Technicians collect data utilizing common surveying equipment.  They assist surveyors by visiting job sites and taking measurements along with other essential functions listed below.
     
    Essential Functions:
    • Perform manual labor such as bending, digging with a hand shovel, cutting brush for lines, carrying equipment, stakes, rebar and other items that may be heavy (between 5 and up to 50 lbs.) daily
    • Set up, adjust and operate surveying equipment and instruments
    • Maintain equipment and vehicles
    • Assist in conducting surveys to determine location of natural features and man-made structures on the surface, underground and underwater
    • Collect field data using common surveying equipment to report information back to surveyors and other Wightman professionals
    • Measure, record and calculate data based on instrument readings
    • Lay out, locate and recover markings, stakes, and other such signifiers at work locations
    • Help create drawings and computer images of job locations
    • Collect information needed to carry out new surveys using source maps, previous survey data, photographs, computer records and other relevant information
       
    Required Skills & Behaviors:
    • Ability to plan, schedule work and complete work assignments within established budgets and timelines
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Broad computer knowledge and Microsoft Office applications
    Organizational Relationships:
    • Reports directly to Crew Chief in the field
    Required Education/Experience:
    • Varies by level.See Chart
    Preferred Education/Experience:
    • Associates Degree preferred
    • Certified Survey Technician
    Travel:            Frequent local/regional travel
     
    Field Service Technician 1-3
    Level 1 2 3
    Experience 0-3 Years 2+ Years 5+ Years
    Degree A high school diploma or its equivalent A high school diploma or its equivalent A high school diploma or its equivalent
    Knowledge Commonly-used concepts Standard concepts Familiar with a variety of concepts
    Supervision Immediate General May lead and direct work of others
    Independent Judgment Not typically required A certain degree of creativity and latitude required A wide degree of latitude and creativity is expected
    Relies on Instructions & pre-established guide-lines Limited Experience and judgment Experience and judgment
     
     
     
     
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