SAM, LLC

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Instrument Operator

Instrument Operator

Job ID 
17-2248
Job Location 
US-OH-Columbus
Category 
Survey

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Overview

 

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Founded in 1994, SAM, LLC has become one of the largest geospatial services companies in North America and is an undisputed leader in providing geospatial solutions to a wide variety of industries. SAM is a technology leader that offers professional land surveying services, digital aerial mapping, terrestrial, mobile, and airborne LiDAR, hydrographic surveying, subsurface utility engineering (SUE), utility coordination, geographic information systems (GIS), and construction phase services. As part of the SAM Family of Companies, SAM's partner companies include SAM-Construction Services, LLC (SAM-CS), So-Deep, Inc., and So-Deep | SAM NC, Inc. SAM is a Top Workplace that offers excellent benefits, professional development, and growth opportunities for employees across a wide range of positions.

 

We are currently searching for Instrument Operators to join our Land Surveying group in our Columbus, Ohio office. This position will travel up to 80% of the time.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operates survey instruments/equipment required to perform surveys on job sites as directed by the Party
  • Responsible for the operation, checking and basic field adjustments on transits, total stations, robotic total stations, data collectors, levels, compass, tribrachs, tripods, and GPS equipment
  • Coordinate field work for a variety of standard types of surveys under the supervision of a Party Chief.
  • Interpret control point records and data sheets, as well as locate points in the field
  • Responsible for ensuring the truck is loaded and all supplies necessary for completion of the day’s work are fully stocked
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience - Education and Skills

  • High School diploma or equivalent;
  • Willing to travel up to 80%, prefer to be local or willing to relocate
  • One to two years of Land Survey experience required
  • Strong computer and technical skills
  • Experience with Trimble Total Stations, Trimble R10 GNSS GPS Receivers and tablet data collectors preferred, but not required
  • Strong communication skills (listening, writing and verbal)
  • Proven work history, strong work ethic, and team-player
  • Valid driver's license, clean background check and drug screening
  • Ability to travel for extended periods and up to 80% and work in all-weather climates
  • Ability to walk 5 miles a day and/or stand for up to 12 hours a day
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds of equipment

 

A strong mission, vision and values culture is what drives SAM Family of Companies’ success.  Our Core Values:  Integrity & Ethics, People, Excellence in Service, Safety and Community defines who we are.  We are looking for talented people who embody these values to join our organization. 

 

We offer a best in class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance.  SAM provides a VERY generous 401 (k) plan, 401 (k) profit sharing AND performance-based bonuses. Come join our team of professionals that are leading the way for the surveying industry! 

 

SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAM and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please contact (512) 685-3556 to leave a message or send an e-mail to careers@sam.biz

 

SAM, LLC is not seeking nor intends to consider neither unsolicited resumes nor other information on job candidates from third parties, such as recruiters, placement agencies, etc. If, despite this notification, a third party decides to submit a candidate's resume or other information to SAM and SAM chooses to hire such a candidate, SAM has no obligation and expressly disclaims any liability to provide any remuneration or compensation for the hiring of such candidate.

 

Surveying And Mapping, LLC (SAM) participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

 

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