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Dewberry Survey Instrument Operator in Raleigh, North Carolina

Dewberry is currently seeking a Survey Instrument Operator to work as a member of a survey crew based out of Dewberry’s Raleigh, NC office. This individual will work outside daily performing boundary, topographic, ALTA, right of way, powerline, and construction surveys for public and private clients. Applicant must be willing and able to travel, and be responsible, highly motivated, and detail oriented. Survey Instrument Operator complete a variety of professional assignments to facilitate the completion of surveys while learning the methods of the work.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

  • Assist the survey crew chief with all aspects of the daily workload.

  • Work in a safe manner and obey all safety regulations.

  • Work independently as a one person crew if required.

  • Daily uploading and downloading of data collectors.

  • Operate survey total stations, GPS, data collectors and levels

  • Daily care and charging of instruments

  • Provides clear and concise field notes and sketches

  • Must be able to work in a team environment, and also be willing to work in all types of weather

  • Continually advance knowledge with upgrades in technology.

  • Must have a High School Diploma (Minimum).

  • 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.

  • Ability to make arithmetic computations accurately and record results legibly.

  • Ability to carry out written and oral directions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others.

  • Ability to maintain favorable public relations.

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance.

  • Knowledge of or ability to learn surveying instruments and equipment and their use and care.

  • Must pass DOT drug/alcohol testing and ability to pass a background check.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to pass a driving record check.

  • Must be willing and able to travel for out of town assignments.

  • Must be reliable and dependable.

  • Must be able to work 40+ hours per week or as required.

  • Must be physically able to work outdoors on all terrain and construction sites under all weather conditions, as required.

  • Must be able to stand up for long periods of time.

*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.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, 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.

ID: 9522

Relocation Bonus Eligible: No

Service Line: IES

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Street: 2610 Wycliff Road