SUE Field Supervisor

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Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE)




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) 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.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Project Managers to determine the field crew needs for each project
  • Create daily crew schedule based on each employee’s ability to meet project requirements. Make all major adjustments (current and future) the schedules and maintain these adjustments on a weekly basis.
  • Manage and approve time off requests and schedule accordingly. Review timesheets for billing accuracy and approve through billing software, Ajera.
  • Responsible for fielding all phone calls from field crews and determining the best course of action to resolve each issue. The crew coordinator also takes call-ins from the general public regarding field crews and responds accordingly.
  • Assigns fleet vehicles (Trucks, UTVs, Trailers, and Boats) to field personnel and coordinates the maintenance and repairs of these fleet vehicles. Coordinate transfer of vehicles between offices depending on company needs.
  • Coordinate assignment of survey hardware and maintain firmware updates. (GNSS Receivers, Data Radios/Modems, Total Stations, Digital Levels, Automatic Levels, Utility Locators, etc.) Provide technical direction and training for use of survey hardware if necessary. Troubleshoot, diagnose and arrange repair of survey hardware.
  • Coordinate the setup and assignment of field tablets. Provide end user support of field tablets specifically proprietary applications used to collect survey data. Coordinate repair and replacement of field tablets.
  • Manage multiple vendors on purchase of field supplies and tools.
  • Monitor field crew performance and productivity. Make personnel decisions regarding hiring, compensation, training, promotions, discipline and termination of field staff.
  • Assists Field Operations Manager in policy formation by generating any requested documentation or reports.


Required Experience - Education and Skills

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a field supervisor managing a minimum of 5 crews
  • High School Diploma required; some college a plus
  • Must be able to work flexible hours (nights, weekends and out of town work possible)
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven work history, strong work ethic and team-player attitude
  • Highly organized and attention to detail


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


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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