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Survey Instrument Operator

Company: Knife River - Texas Division Department: Construction
Location: Bryan, TX Hiring Manager: Jason L Owen
Closing Date: 01/31/2021 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Assists the survey manager with proper research prior to going to a job site. Will be expected to accurately collect field data using survey equipment.
Minimum Qualifications:
-Preferred previous relevant surveying construction experience, 2+ years.
-High school diploma/GED preferred.
-Must have a valid driver's license and maintain an acceptable driving record.
-Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical.
-Must meet Knife River-South employment standards with regard to background/MVR checks.
-Must be able to work overtime and be flexible with hours (day time/night time).
-Ability to work outside in all seasons.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
-Perform a variety of land survey operations such as boundary, topography, leveling, design, offset staking, as-built, and maintaining horizontal and vertical control networks utilizing a full range of survey equipment.
-Prepare and verify mathematical calculations related to surveying and basic engineering; computes and adjusts angles, distances, bearings traverses and elevations; interprets and computes field data; evaluates for accuracy and completeness; maintains accurate survey and non-survey related records in the form of field notes, reports and sketches; maintains vertical and horizontal control notes in files, field book and computer.
-Conduct project research, secures equipment, uses safety techniques, performs the survey operation, handles the equipment, records data and performs other associated duties for the purpose of delivering a successful project.
-Prepare and maintain a variety of records, logs, diaries, and/or other related documentation.
-Provide a analysis of record data, deeds, and plats for property and boundary control.
-Track and maintain survey supplies such as stakes and marking equipment; ensures safety devices are present and in use as appropriate.
-May place traffic control devices; may direct traffic.
-Ensure survey truck is fully equipped everyday.
-Keep survey truck clean, and organized and in proper working order.
-Timely and regular attendance is essential.
-Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Skilled in the use conventional survey equipment, Trimble GPS and other electronic instruments, and related software.
-Have knowledge of mathematical principles.
-Have knowledge and understanding of construction survey terminology.
-Have a knowledge and understanding of field survey methods and techniques.

The job posting will remain open until 1/31/2021 or until the position is filled.
* Paid Holidays * Paid Time Off * Medical Plans with GENEROUS Employer contributions and funding * Health Savings Account * Prescription Card * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life Insurance for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Critical Illness Plan * Accident Coverage Plan * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program
How To Apply
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 674, Bryan, TX 77806.
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