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Assist survey staff with field data collection and stakeout. Initially, this will entail working closely with our licensed Professional Land Surveyors (PLS) or Land Survey Interns (LSI) to insure proper training in operating and caring for survey data collection equipment on typical data collection and stakeout projects. The technician will also be trained in data post-processing. After approximately 3 months of training, the employee will be expected to perform these tasks on a more independent basis, for example, performing local field and post-processing tasks unassisted but still under the direct supervision of a PLS.
This position requires the ability travel and stay away from home, typically no more than a week at a time. One can expect consecutive out of town trips in our busiest months. It is also a seasonal position and winter part-time employment needs vary from year to year depending on workload and backlog. Anticipated months of full time employment are April through November.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS (IF ANY):
The ability to withstand sustained periods (all day) of being outside and endure Montana’s weather is essential. Must be able to use a sledge hammer and carry heavy equipment such as GPS base station, RV battery, tripods, and equipment and supply bags. Must be able to stand for sustained periods (all day) and have the ability to hike up and down steep grades and climb over fences. Other physical duties include:
Prior field surveying experience is strongly preferred. Twelve credits of classroom/lab survey related education or training is preferred. This could be formal education credits (college or university) or informal seminar type training.
Please provide resume and references to Human Resources: 3530 Centennial Drive, Helena, MT 59601 or click below.
Equal Opportunity Employer.