Surveyor Journey Person

at Wood PLC
Location Centertown, Kentucky
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Overview / Responsibilities Wood is recruiting a Surveyor Crew Chief for our project located in Centertown, KY. You will plan, organize and direct surveying work to determine precise location and measurement of point of elevation, land area and contours for construction map making, land division and other purposes. Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required. Skills / Qualifications Key Responsibilities: Provides work control lines and elevations that are required for accurate measurement and correct installation of materials. Provide checking of as-built conditions that require the use of surveying techniques. Provide topographic and cross-section surveys as required for planning and payment quantities. Provide quantity calculations as required. Prepares documentation of surveying activities. Maintain condition and adjustment of surveying equipment. Coordinate surveying activities to meet construction requirements. Must have knowledge of and ability to use all surveying equipment and techniques. Moves materials and equipment to work locations and sets up work sites. Follows all hazardous waste handling guidelines. Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required. Under direction of Party Chief, obtains data pertaining to angles, elevations, points, and contours used for construction, using a level, transit, and other surveying instruments. Should be familiar with functional operation. Adjustment and use of theodolites, lasers, transits, tapes, range poles, rods. Levels and compass. Compiles notes, sketches and records of data obtained and work performed. May use small hand level for rough leveling work. Has ability to read, interpret or prepare field notes, sketches, drawings and specifications as they pertain to the development of lines and grades. Has thorough understanding and knowledge of the methods of calculations employed in leveling, traversing, stadia, topographic surveys, mapping, construction surveys, laying out curves and determination of volumes. Directs Rod/Chain Person and other subordinate members of survey team in safe manner. May fill in for absent Party Chief. Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required. Qualifications and Requirements: 4 plus years of experience as surveyor Must have a valid drivers license Use effective verbal and written communication skills. Be capable of listening and communicating with other supervision and employees. Be motivated and work safely and productively. Understand and respond accordingly to all safety alerts, warnings, hazards, etc. May be required to lift and carry items weighing no more than 50 pounds. Must possess enough strength and stamina to perform the technical duties and essential functions as identified above. Must be able to move in and around confined and uneven areas. Must have full range of motion consistent with age. May be required consistently to work 12 hour shifts performing construction based labor in varying temperature extremes and conditions. May be required, on occasion, to work up to 16 hours in a single shift. Must be able to climb and maintain balance on stairs, ladders, scaffolds and steel framework. Must be able to adequately hear and respond to voice commands and alerts from other employees, alarms, and other job related noises. Visual acuity, depth perception and color discrimination consistent with that required to work at heights and on uneven surfaces. Company Overview Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. Diversity Statement (EEO) We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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