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Field Survey Technician

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BHC
Place
Wichita, KS
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Added: March 18, 2024
Job Details

Job Location

Wichita - Wichita, KS

Position Type

Full Time

Travel Percentage

Up to 25%

Job Category

Professional Services

Description

The Field Survey Technician works with various members of the surveying project team to deliver on time and accurate survey projects. The work is done almost entirely in local fieldwork locations, but there may also be short-term travel field assignments outside of the El Dorado/Wichita area a few times per year.

Who We Are

Our everyday work impacts how people do everyday living, through improved connectivity, transportation, safety, and community development. As a service business, we are all about our people. Our shared values and objectives focus on integrity and professionalism. We embrace teamwork, process management, and collaboration and are growth oriented because we believe growth creates opportunities. As each person continues to learn and grow professionally, we advance as an organization.

What We Do

Our Surveying team brings extensive knowledge and experience to each project. Our team of dedicated professionals utilize the latest technologies to ensure accurate data collection and project success.

How You Can Grow With Us

Opportunities for growth are endless based on your desire to learn. We are excited to share details of your career path options with you during your employment. Positions such as Sr. Survey Technician, Engineering Tech - CAD and Project Surveyor may be in your future.

Essential Functions


  • Operates and utilizes all survey equipment - GPS and conventional in the performance of boundary, ALTA, topographic and engineering surveys
  • Works from notes, sketches, maps, and other materials to complete survey tasks with supervision
  • Communicates with the Project Surveyor or Project Manager before, during and after completion of field work to properly relay information on field conditions on-site
  • Responsible for clear, informative, and accurate field notes
  • Works cooperatively with multiple crews
  • Takes responsibility for the maintenance, repair, and welfare of all equipment in the field, including the work vehicle
  • Brings field shots into CAD to process codes and line work prior to delivery to the survey drafting technician
  • This position is regularly scheduled for 40 hours per week and will have overtime as needed


Qualifications

Experience


  • 0+ years survey crew experience
  • Demonstrated interest in continuing education (ex. CST)
  • A valid drivers license must be maintained and insurable
  • Physical working requirements:
    • Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.
    • Able to walk up/down stairs and field terrain
    • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends
    • Subject to outside environmental conditions year round


Skills


  • Must develop proficiency with data collectors and total stations (conventional and robotic)
  • Must understand basic algebra, trigonometry, and geometry


Education


  • A high school diploma or equivalent required
  • Geospatial industry degree a plus
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