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Instrument Operator - Land Surveying

at Pape-Dawson Engineers

Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Reference #: 1978
Categories: Customer Service

Job Description

  • LocationUS-TX-Houston
    Posted Date3 weeks ago(9/30/2019 10:31 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Survey - Field
  • Overview

    This position is a member of a three person crew that assists in the completion of land surveying projects as directed by the Survey Department Manager and Party Chief.


    • Load and unload surveying supplies and surveying equipment in the Survey vehicles daily
    • Operate surveying instruments such as data collectors, robotic Total Stations, and GPS-RTK Receivers
    • Conduct field work to ascertain the location of natural features and man-made structures on land surface, using equipment and other surveying instruments
    • Record survey measurements and descriptive data using electronic distance measuring equipment
    • Conduct construction staking for layout of streets, drains, lots, and utilities using surveying equipment
    • Maintain equipment and vehicles


    • High School graduate or GED equivalent
    • 3 years' previous experience in a similar land surveying role
    • Ability to analyze spatial and technical data, designs, or preliminary specifications
    • Operate land or site surveying instruments
    • Obtain land survey data using surveying instruments
    • Effective communication oral and written communication skills with all level of employees in an organization
    • Must be able to work between the hours of 6 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday
    • Must be dependable and reliable