Surveyor (Field Tech) - Huntington, UT

Huntington, UT, US, 84528

Nielson Construction

Req: 494782 


Nielson Construction & Materials, a CRH Company, is a member of the CRH Americas Materials West Division.  Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.



Position Overview

Under the direct supervision of the Construction Technologies Manager and Survey Field Superintendent, the Survey Field Technicianperforms tasks to support Automated Machine Guidance (AMG), construction staking, grade verification, and other responsibilities asrequired on heavy civil projects.
The ideal candidate has construction and/or survey related experience however all applicants will beconsidered without previous experience as this is an entry-level position where on the job training is expected.The candidate willbegin working as part of a team and upon evaluation tasked with solo responsibilities.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

Working hours will be typical of the construction industry, 60-70+ during peak construction season. The ideal candidate needs to bewilling to work at least 6 days per week during the peak construction season (summer months). Must be willing to work solo, nights,weekends, and be willing to travel (from time to time).

Supervisory Responsibilities
No direct reports.
Provide support for construction crews and field managers as requested.
Working solo is common for a surveyor. Punctuality and adherence to a schedule without daily supervision is expected.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listedbelow are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enableindividuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
May perform mapping compliance or other related office survey duties as a temporary assignment in order to satisfy thetraining/experience requirement for the Professional Land Surveyor's License.

Work Requirements
Set up, adjust, and operate survey equipment including universal total station, data collector, and GPS equipment, in order tomeasure distances, elevations, areas and angles.
Construction staking for roadways, utilities, and other features, as necessary.
Locating and/or establishing vertical and horizontal survey control.

Collection and transfer of field data.
The ability to problem solve and describe work related findings.
Maintain professional relationships with managers, field support, office and subcontractors, etc.


Attention to detail while collecting field data.
Maintain field data records, survey project files, and indexing systems.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements
Minimum industry experience:
1 year of construction experience preferred.
Minimum software/technical experience:
Basic computer skills preferred.
Entry-level drafting or 3d modeling experience is preferred.


Key Competencies
Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional employee situations; Responds promptly to employee needs; Responds torequests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting;Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reportspotentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to dealwith frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary toreach goals.
Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback toimprove performance
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform theessential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform theessential functions.
The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is
required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must
lift and/or move anywhere up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,peripheral vision and depth perception.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing theessential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform theessential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanicalparts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate toloud.



What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Nielson Construction & Materials, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  Apr 16, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Utah

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