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Field Survey Technician (Instrument Operator)

Field Survey Technician (Instrument Operator)

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has an opportunity for a Field Survey Technician (Instrument Operator). This position reports to the Survey Manager, his delegates, and is responsible for operation of various types of survey equipment for field survey efforts. Hours will vary dependent upon workloads and project needs. This position based from our Kennesaw location, but extensive and long term southeastern regional travel will be required.


The successful candidate will be able to perform assigned tasks with minimal oversight as well as interacting with clients in a professional and courteous manner. Candidates must have prior experience suitable to our needs and be adaptable to emerging technologies. Candidates must be “team minded” with the ability to take direction from others and adapt our standards and procedures. Candidates must be comfortable working outdoors for long periods of time and be able to physically perform work of this nature.


Candidate will be required to submit to a drug test and background check, provide character / professional references and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company's driving (MVR) policy


Key Responsibilities

  • Executing work as directed
  • Meeting company and client standards
  • Maintaining equipment assigned to them in a safe, clean and secure manner
  • Performing pre-start vehicle checks to ensure operability maintenance and safety
  • Be safety minded in all aspects of work
  • Participate in safety discussions and briefings

Skills / Qualifications

  • Ability to take direction form others
  • Ability to adapt to our standards and procedures
  • Preparing and presenting information in a clear and concise manner
  • Minimum 1 year prior experience as an Instrument Operator
  • Working knowledge of standardized field coding utilizing auto-line work
  • Effective verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Proficient with modern Data Collectors, Total Stations, Robotics and GPS (Trimble experience preferred)
  • Adaptable to emerging technologies such as laser scanning and drones

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

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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