Geomatics Equipment Operator

Job Locations US-ME-Westbrook | US-NC-Raleigh | US-FL-Orlando
ID
2022-2335
Category
Surveyor
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

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About Us

WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, surveyors, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

  • We are creative problem-solvers
  • We work hard, and we give back
  • We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really)
  • We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun!

VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us!

About the Position

Geomatics Equipment Operator| Westbrook, ME – Raleigh, NC – Orlando, FL

Responsibilities

 

Perform various land surveying tasks under the direction of more senior Land Surveyors including:

  • Operation, transport and setup of Robotic total stations, data collectors, GPS, and other land surveying equipment
  • Land surveying including boundary line, topographic survey, construction stakeout and utility surveys
  • Reconnaissance and recovery of land surveying markers through use of hand tools and digging
  • Construction stakeout of proposed improvements, including installation of stakes through use of sledgehammers and hand tools
  • Operation and maintenance of surveying equipment 
  • Documenting all phases of survey work through clear field notes and data collection

 

Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in reading, understanding, and evaluating the significance of survey, right-of-way, engineering, and architectural drawings with respect to each survey project
  • Ability to learn the proper use of GPS equipment and Robotic Instruments and mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of geometry
  • Ability to learn and understand the basics of boundary, topographic, construction, and utility surveys
  • Able to think critically
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with survey staff and clients
  • AutoCAD experience desirable

  

Qualifications

  • HS Diploma, Associate, or bachelor’s degree in Land Surveying/Engineering or related field preferred, not required
  • 0-3 years of geomatics coursework
  • 0-3 years of professional land surveying experience and
  • Must be detail oriented, willing to travel and work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements
  • Ability to transport land surveying equipment, navigate and traverse through difficult terrain, environments, and wooded areas
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Must be willing to travel and stay overnight for assignments outside local area (anticipated to be less than 15% of assignments)
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs
  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil3D desirable, but not required
  • Experience with Leica survey equipment desirable, but not required

 

Please submit applications online. This position requires COVID-19 vaccination per client requirements.

 

At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for over 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally. 

 

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