Survey Instrument Operator

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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 10/29/2016

Dewberry Gainesville, VA

Gainesville, VA
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Dewberry is currently seeking an experienced Land Survey Instrument Operator. Candidate must be responsible, highly motivated, and a detail oriented individual interested in joining our Land Surveying department in the Gainesville, VA area. The successful candidate must be able to work in a team environment as a key member of a survey crew assisting in the performance of boundary, ALTA, topographic, right-of way acquisition, transmission line, transportation, and construction surveys utilizing the latest equipment and surveying technology with the ability to supervise the crew or work independently if necessary. The position has the opportunity for advancement for a motivated individual willing to grow with the changing skills and technology required of a Land Surveyor.","Assist the field supervisor with all aspects of the daily crew workload.
Work in a safe manner and obey all safety regulations.
Supervise the survey crew in the absence of the crew chief.
Work independently as a one person crew as required.
Daily uploading and downloading of data collectors.
Daily care and charging of instrumentation.
Continually advance knowledge with upgrades in technology.

Minimum of three years of survey experience required.
Must have a High School Diploma (Minimum).
Must have good Mathematical skills.
Must have good computer and data collector skills.
Must be proficient with the use of Topcon and Trimble survey equipment. (GPS, Robotics, Total Stations, Levels, and Data Collectors).
Must be proficient with Carlson SurvCE, and Trimble Survey Controller data collection software.
Must have good communication skills.
Must have a valid driver's license and ability to pass a driving record check.
Must pass a drug test.
Must be dependable.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.