• Field Operations Manager

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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) 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

    • Assists department personnel with planning and scheduling of field  personnel and equipment
    • Manages, with senior management oversight, the selection, placement, training, appraisal, safety and discipline of assigned employees
    • Oversees the direction of all field activities
    • Maintains company vehicles, equipment and tools assigned to their operation in safe, good working order
    • Responsible for the application of safe work practices on the job compliance with the Company’s safety rules and develop safety awareness on the part of subordinates
    • Responsible for the development of employees by leading, training, motivating, coaching and counseling employees to satisfy the expectations of their positions
    • Responsible for cost control through the effective and efficient application of personnel, equipment and materials to provide customer satisfaction and to ensure job quality
    • Other duties as assigned 

    Required Experience - Education and Skills

    • Minimum 7+ years of experience in field operations
    • Understands utility and telecommunication engineering and construction practices
    • Understands the operations of utility and telecommunication asset inventory, surveying, mapping, SUE, utility coordination and related field equipment and has the ability to adapt to new equipment and technologies
    • 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
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
    • 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 careers@sam.biz. SAM 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. SAM participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

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