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Survey Field Technician in Austin, TX at Integrity Trade Services

Date Posted: 3/3/2018

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    Austin, TX
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

At an intermediate level, performs various surveying tasks, such as collecting data, recording survey field notes, operating survey equipment and performing survey-related calculations. This position utilizes knowledge and experience gained but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues. - Performs electronic data collection and performs quality control and quality assurance procedures on data collected. Records survey field notes and sketches in the field book. - Performs construction staking, including grade staking, structure staking and large-scale infrastructure layout. - Performs routine maintenance on survey equipment. - Performs routine survey-related calculations using coordinate geometry software to solve for angles and distances for location of property corners and other related field points. - Assists with data collection, inspection and mapping of overhead and underground electric transmission and distribution facilities. Assists with visual inspection and/or location of existing overhead and underground electric distribution facilities and identifies physical deficiencies. - Communicates and coordinates with landowners and customers regarding survey field operations, as well as inspection of distribution and transmission lines. - Operates survey equipment such as Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers, electronic total stations and hand-held computers. - Clears brush and trees with chain saws and machetes, uses sledgehammers, post-hole diggers and post drivers to set survey stakes and monuments. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled.

Job Requirements

Two or more years of experience in survey field operations, including electronic data collection and use of total stations and GPS. A degree(s) in surveying or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.