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SAM LLC Survey Technician / Instrument Operator in Glen Allen, Virginia

Who We Are

SAM Companies is recognized as the industry’s technology leader in providing geospatial solutions and construction 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.

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

  • Company paid premiums for medical, dental, vision, LTD and life insurance (HSA and FSA plans available)

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays and parental leave) – Accrual starts immediately

  • 401(k) program offers 100% employer match up to 4%

  • Employee Assistance Program – Your mental health is our priority

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings (Ask about our Career Pathing!)

  • Trainings throughout the year – Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career

  • Office snacks, free food and fun-themed events for employees throughout the year

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

Our Culture

Our entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for nine 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!

EEO

SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

  • 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

  • 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

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