Survey Instrument Rod Person

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Utilizes research data of previous surveys, existing deeds, mapping evidence, and other records to conduct field searches of right of way (ROW) evidence including monuments and ROW markers.
Conduct, establish, and document control survey networks including GPS Static/RTK surveys, horizontal and vertical traversing, utilizing traditional and digital survey methods.
Keeps accurate survey notes, records, and sketches to describe and certify work performed.
Maintains the surveying equipment and survey vehicle that is assigned.
Coordinates and communicates all field activity with the Survey Manager, including daily schedule and project progress status.
Communicates effectively with office staff, including CAD operators, engineers and architects, regarding initial survey field results and field-edit surveys.
Assumes legal responsibility for work.
Supervises all field personnel that is assigned, including Instrument Person, Survey Field Technicians, and Day Laborers.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum of 3-5 years of directly related experience.
Strong leadership and management skills. Proficiency in current surveying techniques using different forms of total stations, including robotic instruments, data collectors, GPS and Digital Scanning equipment. Experience with AutoCAD software a plus.
Excellent land surveying skills, including experience with boundary, topographic, utilities surveying, and construction stake out.
To be considered, a valid New York or New Jersey Drivers License is MANDATORY

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