Survey Instrument Operator in Cape Coral, FL at Ardurra

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Ardurra has been recognized as one of the fastest growing firms in the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industry. Ardurra prides itself on its reputation as an emerging leader in the engineering consulting business, and we understand that our reputation is wholly founded on the strength of the professionals that work hard every single day to serve our clients and our communities.  Ardurra was ranked #4 on Zweig Group’s prestigious Hot Firms List and #34 on its Best Firms to Work For in 2019!

Ardurra is seeking a Survey Instrument Operator to join our staff in Cape Coral, FL. This is a full-time position requiring at least 6 months survey field experience, a good attitude, and the ability to work with a team.

Primary Function

Must have knowledge of and be able to operate total stations, GPS receivers, data collectors (survey controllers), and automatic levels.

Primary Duties

  • Assist Party Chief in researching and gathering of information.
  • Direct other field personnel.
  • Clear line using a machete.
  • Locate boundary corners using a magnetic location device.
  • Properly enter data in the form of coordinates, angels & distances, offsets, and field codes Ensure truck is fully equipped daily.
  • Interact with clients and neighbors in a polite and respective manner.
  • Knowledge of standard survey equipment and procedures is required. We do boundary, topographic, construction layout, utility and other types of surveying throughout the Sarasota area.

Requisition ID # A000106


Job Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent. Knowledge of basic math (addition/subtraction, multiplication and division).
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and the motivation to follow instructions completely and accurately while working in rough terrain and inclement weather.
  • Possess valid Florida Driver’s License.

Other Requirements

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work requires using a machete, shovel and sledgehammer or other appropriate tools. Lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. over rough terrain may be required. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate various pieces of field equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to sit, stand, walk, use hands/fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms, speak, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and smell. Able to get in and out of vehicle multiple times a day; drive 30 to 60 miles daily. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job. The employee works outside in all types of weather conditions, possibly for extended periods of time. The terrain may be rough, steep, wet or swampy. Vegetation may be dense, and insects, snakes or animals may be encountered.

Why Ardurra?

While Ardurra offers competitive compensation and rich benefits programs, it is our culture that truly sets us apart from our peers. We nurture a family-like culture, striving to create a work environment that is enjoyable, challenging and rewarding but also fun.  We are acutely focused on developing our staff, whether through our internal Ardurra Academy or through our industry-leading Leadership program. We have made a deliberate and focused commitment to nurture a people-centric culture where people are: valued as individuals; supported in their professional and career development with multiple, varied career paths; provided the tools and resources to be successful, engaged, and satisfied in their work; and positive benefits, time-off programs, and flexibility to help maintain a healthy balance between work and home. 

Ardurra 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.

Requisition ID# A000107


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