Instrument Operator

Surveying And Mapping, Inc Lawrenceville , GA 30046

Posted 2 months ago

Who We Are

SAM Companies is recognized as the industry's technology leader in providing geospatial solutions and construction phase services on a national scale. Our staff encompasses 1,000+ individuals from diverse backgrounds who are deploying the latest industry technology and changing the way data is collected and delivered in our industry.

Our Culture

Our entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for seven consecutive years, and we make it our mission to ensure every one of our employees learns how to build and manage a business, not just be the subject matter expert on the team. At SAM, our employee's development is instrumental to our success. Your learning will be supported by specialized in-house training programs and mentoring by the industry's leading experts, who just happen to be on our staff! We make SAM a GREAT place to work, but it all starts with YOU!

Your Impact at SAM

  • The instrument operator uses a variety of surveying instruments to support a survey crew in their daily operations

  • Assists in the completion of field surveys under the supervision of a Crew Chief

  • Responsible for the operation, checking and basic field adjustments of survey equipment. E.g. tripods, tribrachs, levels, total stations, GNSS receivers, data radios/modems

  • Utilize survey controllers and software to collect geospatial data and perform survey computations

  • Read and interpret various types of maps and plans

  • Complete neat and orderly field notes for survey operations with supervision from Crew Chief

  • Keeps Crew Chief informed of problems and progress

  • Load and unload trucks with equipment and supplies

  • Clean and maintain survey equipment, tools and vehicle

  • Follow company safety procedures for survey operations

What You Bring to SAM

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Possession of a valid, current driver's license

  • One year industry experience

  • Knowledgeable in the principles and performance of basic types of surveys, survey computations, and field operations

  • Ability to work continually outside in all types of weather conditions and terrain

  • Ability to work out of town, in remote locations, for extended periods of time

Our Perks!

We offer a best-in-class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance. SAM's 401 (k) program offers a 100% employer match up to 3% of your contribution, along with a 401(k) profit sharing and performance-based bonuses. In addition, we offer:

  • Generous paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings

  • Work/life balance with flexible work hours - priority is getting the job done

  • Trainings every Tuesday

  • Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career
  • Office snacks, free food and fun-themed, employee events provided throughout the year

  • Passion for our Community

  • You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility Program


SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an e-mail to SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

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Instrument Operator

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