Survey Rod/Chain Person

US-FL-Panama City
6 months ago
Job ID
5051
# of Openings
1
Category
Surveying
Relocation Assistance
No

Job Description

Dewberry has an immediate opening for Rod/Chain personnel to work out of our Panama City, FL office as part of a survey crew performing boundary, topography, ALTA, right of way, utility and construction surveys for public and private clients. The hiring team will train the right candidate. Must be willing to work 50+ hours per week, occasionally on out of town assignments – per diem available for extended assignments.

Responsibilities

 Responsibilities include completing a variety of professional assignments to facilitate the completion of roads, bridges, building sites, recreational areas, retracement of surveys, and establishment of property corners.  The Rod/Chain person will carry out a range of surveying assignments while learning the methods of the work. Assist Party Chief as directed to conduct land surveys for the determination and retracement of survey boundary lines to establish property corners.

 

  • Maintain surveying equipment and survey vehicle inventory.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports and other nonessential functions as required.
  • Utilize toning & vacuum equipment to recover buried utility facilities
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED is required; prefer 2 years field exp.
  • Basic math competency, have knowledge or able to learn survey computer programs, and survey computations applicable to the work.
  • Familiarize yourself with the nomenclature and symbols of drafting, the surveying instruments and equipment and their use and care as well as the principles and practices of land surveying.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn state law regarding the establishments of property lines, and survey monuments.
  • Use basic calculator and the ability to make arithmetic computations accurately and record results legibly.
  • Previous experience in concrete and asphalt repair a plus.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Must pass DOT drug/alcohol testing and ability to pass a background check.
  • Must be willing and able to travel  for out of town assignments.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Physically able to work outdoors in all weather conditions and terrains.
  • Ability to repetitively stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 50 lbs; includes body weight, equipment, tools and boxes, in addition to ability  to stand for long periods of time on varied surfaces

 

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

 

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

 

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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