May 23, 2019
At WGI, you will find talented, passionate associates providing exceptional service in collaborative, team-driven environments, all while having fun and enjoying the work they do. WGI prides itself on being one of the top consulting firms in the nation and our awards support our beliefs. We strive to stay ahead of the curve by investing in the latest tools and technology. We are always looking for remarkable individuals to join our team and help us grow in our vision.
We are seeking an Instrument Operator to be part of our Survey Team in the Austin, Texas office.
Operate and measure distances with a total station
Create perpendicular angles with optical equipment
Obtain bearings and angles using a compass
Read horizontal and vertical angles with total station
Obtain readings from standard, direct reading, cut and fill rods
Obtain sights from plumb rods, section rods, disposable targets, etc.
Assist Field Crew Chief in accomplishing field assignments in safe and efficient manner
Operate Data Collectors as directed by Field Crew Chief to assemble Company standardized information
Become familiar with descriptions, coding and techniques for Data Collection
Essential Job Functions: The essential functions include but are not limited to the following duties and responsibilities, which are listed in no particular order of importance:
Accurately and efficiently clears line, establish points, tape, chain and level for field survey projects as assigned by Field Crew Chief
Hold prism pole or stadia rod at designated points to assist in determining elevations and laying out stakes for mapmaking, construction, land, and other surveys
Keep crew's assigned vehicle clean and well maintained
Report any mechanical or safety related problems to the Field Crew Chief
Keep vehicle stocked with the necessary equipment and supplies as instructed by the Field Crew Chief
Load for transportation, clean and store field surveying equipment used by the crew
Communicate and coordinate effectively with other crew members to facilitate the timely and accurate completion of assigned projects
Observe all safety guidelines and procedures, particularly when working in and around traffic or on construction sites
Respect the property rights of landowners and tenants on which the field survey work is being performed
React to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned
Perform other tasks as assigned to help accomplish the Company's strategic goals
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Knowledge of basic math (addition/subtraction, multiplication and division)
Good verbal and written communication skills and the motivation to follow instructions completely and accurately while working in rough terrain and inclement weather
Valid Texas driver's license is required
Ability to travel and work out of town and out of state as needed
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work requires using a machete, shovel and sledgehammer or other appropriate tools. Lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. over rough terrain may be required. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate various pieces of field equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to sit, stand, walk, use hands/fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms, speak, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and smell. The employee must be able to get in and out of vehicle multiple times a day, and drive 30 to 60 miles daily. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job. The employee works outside in all types of weather conditions, possibly for extended periods of time. The terrain may be rough, steep, wet or swampy. Vegetation may be dense, and insects, snakes or animals may be encountered.
If you have what it takes to join our growing organization and want to be part of a dedicated team, please submit your resume for review by our Talent Acquisition Team. WGI provides a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an outstanding work environment. EOE
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://wantmangroup.hirecentric.com/jobs/153485-37207.html
Austin, TX, USA