Arden, NC 28704

Posted: 10/23/2018 Industry: Energy Job Number: 166802 Pay Rate: $31.00

Job Description:

This is a 6 month assignment

The Instrument-man plans, organizes and directs surveying work to determine precise location and measurement of point of elevation, land area and contours for construction map making, land and other purposes.  

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

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.

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.

Compiles notes, sketches and records of data obtained and work performed.

May use small hand level for rough leveling work.

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.


High School Diploma or GED required

Must have knowledge of and ability to use all surveying equipment and techniques.

Should be familiar with functional operation.

Adjustment and use of theodolites, lasers, transits, tapes, range poles, rods. Levels and compass.

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.    

Work at heights without fear.

Ability to effectively verbally communicate directions from craft supervisors, and respond to questions from managers and fellow workers.

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.                       

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Nick Horrell

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