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Senior Survey Technician - Midland

Company: OHM
Location: Midland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Come work for OHM Advisors, the community advancement firm.

With the singular mission of Advancing Communities, we create great places. And we do it by being uncompromisingly people-centric and delivering innovation day in and day out.

As more than 500 professionals delivering award-winning work across the architecture, engineering and planning disciplines, we believe that collaboration breeds higher-grade solutions and that something incredible grows from a team of experts with individual specialties.

We are a team of experts with individual specialties working together, driven to make a difference through people-focused problem solving, design, and ideas. In everything we do, we put people first. We create places for communities of people that help solve a problem and drive them forward-advancing the whole community today and well into the future.

What You'll Contribute to OHM Advisors

The Senior Survey Technician is the foundation of the survey team, providing technical expertise with the survey equipment, software, standards, and data reporting. This is a growth position, looking for a person willing to take on responsibility and stay current with technology. An engaged and driven technician is highly valued at OHM and a critical part of the team.

Your Responsibilities

  • Work with direct supervisor to establish project plan and objectives including timeframes, budgets, staffing, and project schedule.
  • Direct Survey Crew members by assigning responsibilities and overseeing all work performed by the Survey Crew.
  • Understand project scope and convey requirements to the Survey Crew.
  • Oversee survey work to ensure safe work environments by complying with the company and/or site-specific health and safety plans (e.g., proper personal protection equipment, obtaining and maintaining First Aid and CPR certification, etc.).
  • Provide technical expertise.
  • Provides input on surveying and construction-related issues, procedures, practices, protocols, and methods.
  • Recommends changes in design, specifications, budget, and schedule, consistent with project objectives to the direct supervisor.
  • Ensure survey crew performance and provide leadership to field crews including train, supervise, coach, and mentor crew members and less-experienced crew chiefs.
  • Has the authority to use assigned resources to meet timelines, schedules, budgets, and profit objectives.
  • May review the quality control and quality assurance procedures, as necessary.
  • Any authority may be delegated by the immediate supervisor.
  • Perform survey activities such as leveling, traversing, topographic mapping, construction layout, as-built surveys, boundary surveys, profile, and cross-section surveys.
  • Calculate parcel and lot lines locations and/or easement lines using taxation information and/or title information.
  • Prepares easement and right-of-way descriptions and documents, with drawings if required.
  • May be responsible for processing field data.
  • Perform physical tasks such as line clearing, pounding stakes, setting monuments, and locating critical underground objects.
  • Record field notes legibly and accurately while following company standards and operating guidelines.
  • Assist in project control by adhering to set project parameters.
  • Share project information and other field observations deemed pertinent to the project.
  • Ability to work mostly in the field as well as in the office (when required).
  • Understand state and local regulations regarding surveying standards and practices.
  • Effectively communicate information to staff and leadership team.
  • Checks accuracy of completed work and works with direct supervisor to ensure compliance with QA/QC program.

Your Team

As a trusted member of OHM Advisors' Field Services Group, you will join a growing, mission-driven team of innovative thinkers who collaborate daily, using our combined gifts and talents to continually advance the communities we serve.

What You'll Need to Succeed

  • Associate Degree or Bachelor's Degree in a survey, engineering, or similar technical program
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Certified Survey Technician (CST) Level II, preferred, or five years of previous survey experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in diverse surveying environments.
  • Must have experience in all types of surveying equipment and procedures.
  • Strong aptitude for mathematics, specifically trigonometry and geometry.
  • Familiar with AutoCAD Civil 3D, MicroStation V8, and GEOPAK.
  • Familiarity with DOT survey standards preferred.
  • Proven ability to manage people and projects.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) skills.
  • Must have a valid and current driver's license.

Growth at OHM Advisors

Advancement isn't just for our clients. We're committed to moving our team forward, too. At OHM Advisors, you'll enjoy challenging, meaningful work at a growing company creating innovative solutions for forward-thinking clients. But there's not just cool work on big projects. You'll be empowered to create your own career path in a culture that supports your individual professional development goals and encourages your pursuits through continued opportunities for growth. Read about some of our opportunities for career growth and enrichment on our website.

OHM Advisors is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: OHM, Midland , Senior Survey Technician - Midland, Other , Midland, Michigan

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