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  • Contract Survey Field Service Technician

    Wightman & Associates, Inc.
    Job Description
    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
    • Knowledge of surveying and desire to work outdoors in various weather conditions
    Organizational Relationships:
    • Reports directly to Crew Chief in the field
    Required Education/Experience:
    • High school diploma or its equivalent
    Preferred Education/Experience:
    • Certified Survey Technician
    Travel:            Frequent local/regional travel
    Contact Information