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Assistant Surveyor

Position Title: Assistant Surveyor Department: Operations
FLSA: Exempt Date: January 2023

Position Summary
Provide layout and establish line and grade per plans and specifications for any type of Milestone Contractor project. Provide "As-Builts" as needed.

Essential Functions:
  • Be Able to understand technical drawings
  • Have knowledge of local codes and regulations
  • Help to maintain all line and grade instruments as well as laser equipment
  • Ability to assist with GPS performance
  • Advise project management of potential problems, work interference, schedule difficulties, etc. Assist in circumventing/ resolving such problems as required
  • Work with and support Estimating department to help secure winning bids
  • Assist all other craft workers assigned to the area of responsibility
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction

Reporting Relationships:
Supervision Received: Works under direction of lead surveyor

  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Decision Making/Decision Quality
  • Ethics/Integrity
  • Instills Trust

Work Environment The work environment described here is representative of those that experienced by an employee performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Continuous exposure to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites, including heights, moving vehicles, stopped traffic
  • Continuous exposure to equipment cabs, including computer controls, dials, handles, knobs, switches
  • Outdoor conditions that include inclement weather, precipitation, heat, humidity, dust, asphalt and/or concrete, dirt
  • Regular exposure to noise, including horns, mechanical equipment, heavy equipment, jackhammers
  • Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts, vibration, fumes and airborne particles

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Possess excellent stamina to work between 8-12 hours per day
  • Regular exposure to job sites; outdoor conditions that include inclement weather, precipitation, heat, humidity, dust, asphalt and/or concrete, dirt, noise, including horns, mechanical equipment, heavy equipment, jackhammers, moving mechanical parts, vibration, fumes and airborne particles
  • Indoor work environment includes normal office environment, private or semi-private, including computer equipment, phones, mobile phones and tablets

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position, normally 40 hours per week. Days and hours of work can vary, but shifts are normally 8 or more hours. Overtime, weekend and shift work are frequently required.

Travel Travel is primarily local during business day; some out-of-area and overnight travel may be required.

Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Technology or other related field; OR equivalent work experience; OR a combination of a lesser degree and equivalent work experience

Preferred Education and Experience
  • Prior experience in heavy highway construction

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Must adhere to drug free workplace and union substance abuse testing requirements
  • If required to drive a company vehicle, must have or be able to obtain valid, state driver's license and meet company driver requirements

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable) Must be authorized to work in the United States, as verified through E-Verify. Some job sites may require additional criminal background testing.

Other Duties This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

EOE, including disability/ veterans