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1148 - Surveyor - Helper

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Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Delta, UT, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Overland Contracting Inc  

Req Id : 95314 

Job Title : 1148 - Surveyor - Helper  

Location : PJDELTA2 

Business Unit Sector : OCI-BVOPS-CONSTRUCTION 

Opportunity Type : Craft (non-union) 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

Provide assistance to the Party Chief and performs duties as directed, by making exact measurements and supporting all disciplines with a quality layout for unit installation. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, construction, and other purposes.

Key Responsibilities

. Holds level or stadia rod at designated points to assist in determining elevations and laying out stakes for mapmaking, construction, land, and other surveys Place stakes at designated points and drives them into ground at specified elevation . Cuts and clears brush and trees or other possible obstructions from line of survey . Measures distance between survey points with steel or cloth tape or surveyor's chain . Marks measuring points with markers, paint sticks, tacks, scratches or stakes . Load/unload equipment and prepare for daily jobs . Help calculate heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics of terrain or current installations . Determine longitudes and latitudes of important features and boundaries in survey areas using theodolites, transits, levels, and satellite-based global positioning systems (GPS) . Record the results of surveys including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land or land features . Adjust surveying instruments to maintain their accuracy . Participate in all safety related processes and programs as requested Engage with your work team to ensure we achieve zero injuries Understand that no job is so important that your safety and that of your crew will be compromised Watch for hazards and report any concerns to your supervisor or safety professional If needed, use your stop work authority until the issue is resolved . Report all accidents and near misses to supervisor; participate in investigation process as needed . Participate in all pre-job work planning and safety discussions; Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate and/or mitigate hazards . Understand and respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices (ie back-up alarms, smell of smoke, different colored warning tags, warning sirens) . Understand, support, and follow lockout/tag out procedures Attend site specific training and assure you follow all procedures as out lined in training . Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment . Use effective verbal and written communication skills Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions rapidly and accurately . Listen to co-workers suggestions, safety concerns, and recommendations giving full attention to what they are saying and take the time to understand the points being made, asking questions and providing feedback when appropriate . Coordinate work with other crafts and co-workers on the job . Actively participate in on-the-job training and mentoring opportunities with co-workers in your craft when provided . Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards . Learn to read and understand plans and specifications Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions . With regard to that portion of the work assigned, assist in planning, installing and/or repair systems in accordance with those plans and specifications Assist journeymen in laying out work and learn to perform layout independently . Learn to observe functioning of installed equipment or systems to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement Notify supervision of any hazards observed and utilize safety stop work authority as needed . Examine/inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that arise or that may be encountered Take corrective actions as needed reporting any issues to your supervision . If certified to operate equipment ensure that construction equipment is correctly operated, maintained, in good working order, and Daily Equipment Inspections are completed for equipment being utilized . Comply with Company Code of Conduct and jobsite policies . Perform all other actions necessary to accomplish the foregoing principal duties and accountabilities

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

NCCER Construction Craft Laborer NCCER Core Curriculum or equivalent Craft Training Program

Minimum Qualifications

Experience working in the industrial construction field with layout or survey responsibilities or in any construction craft as a helper, and a basic knowledge of field surveys or layout work. Must have a developing knowledge of using mathematics to solve problems by adding and subtracting, multiplication and dividing and performing these operations using units of measurement for distance and have a general understanding of algebra, trigonometry, and geometry, and be able to verify mathematical calculations for gathering physical survey data, document technical design details, analyze physical, survey, or geographic data, survey land to measure or determine features, determine operational criteria or specifications, calibrate scientific or technical equipment, calculate geographic positions from survey data. Ability to understand and follow directions. In addition, must have all necessary tools (see Surveyor - Rodman tool list). Must be at least 18 years of age. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Certifications

NCCER Construction Craft Laborer NCCER Core Curriculum or equivalent Craft Training Program

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Physical Demands:

  • Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move in and around confined and cluttered places, and uneven areas, see and hear naturally or with correction.
  • Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties.
  • Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure.
  • Requires repetitive movement.
  • Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds.
  • Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions.

 

Work Environment:

  • Typical construction site environment.
  • Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions.
  • Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc.
  • Requires working in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
  • Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
  • Work around hazardous equipment.
  • This position is considered a safety sensitive position.

Competencies

Salary Plan

SUR: Surveying

Job Grade

001

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Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers and array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with life insurance and a robust wellness program.

 

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer paid vacation and holiday time after the eligibility period has been met.

 

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals including, but not limited to, a company matched 401k plan, vendor discounts, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan, identity theft and credit monitoring services, and the B&V Credit Union. 

 

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