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Survey-Field Collection Technician
Sun Prairie, WI, USA
Summary of Position:
This is an entry level position providing an opportunity to begin and grow a career!
The survey field collection technician assists the survey crew chief in performing all survey and lidar collection related activities and is responsible for the care and daily maintenance of survey vehicles and equipment. This position requires deployments of up to three weeks.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Qualifications: Under the guidance of the survey crew chief, the individual will assist and support in the representative tasks listed below and progressively be responsible for performing these tasks independently. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-Using advanced technology survey equipment, collect and properly prepare data for processing
-Operate state of the art equipment including GNSS and GPS hardware, Trimble hardware, Total Station and sprint levels
-Operate the latest Trimble surveying and ESRI based mobile data collection software packages
-Willingness to learn new technology, techniques and equipment.
-Develop analytical and troubleshooting techniques for the equipment.
-Ability to lift and carry a Lidar unit:
-Ability to carry 30# backpack while walking including off-road, rough terrain conditions
-Ability to lift and secure Lidar unit onto the vehicle; lift 40# above head and occasional lifting of up to 75 pounds
-Troubleshoot equipment as needed and find solutions
-Provide assistance to the survey crew chief and survey manager in daily survey activities
-Work cohesively with the team to meet deadlines
-Properly send collected information daily to processing team and meet quality control of data requirements
-Complete the care and daily maintenance of vehicles and equipment
-Must have and maintain a valid driver's license with a good driving record.
-Ability to maintain a detailed daily log of requested information.
-Self-directed with the ability to make decisions based on information at hand and follow strict operating protocols in the field.
-Be able to travel for a 3- 4 -week period.
-Ability to walk and/or stand 8-10 hours daily in various terrain and weather conditions to collect data.
This position provides the opportunity to work outside in different areas of the country. Base pay is enhanced with daily per diem and overtime pay; job related lodging expenses are paid by the company.
Must be a US Citizen, have a valid driver's license and hold and maintain a good driving record.
Equal opportunity employer
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Continental Mapping Consultants
100 QBE Way, Suite 1225
Sun Praire, WI, 53590 USA