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Jacobs Survey Instrument Operator - Field Technician in Fort Worth, Texas

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

The People & Places Solutions Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

Our land surveying team is experiencing exciting growth within our established practice therefore we have a need for a Survey Instrument Operator – Field Technician to assist our party chiefs in the field on several of our projects in the North Texas region. Principal duties and responsibilities will be assisting the Party Chief in completing different types of survey work assignments.

  • Performs established procedures under limited supervision in the form of collecting data with the following: GPS receivers as a base and rover via RTK, using any VRS network, and / or including the use of robotic instruments

  • Ability to adapt and learn quickly to multiple field line codes

  • Perform basic boundary and topographical survey functions

  • Understand basic field calculations and procedures

  • Progress to calculating angles and distances

  • Downloads and uploads data collector files everyday under the Party Chief’s direction

  • Keeps survey vehicles clean and organized and in proper working order

  • Prepare field daily and mileage reports, data logs, and field work orders

  • Works directly with multiple Party Chief’s to absorb and broaden survey experience

  • Desire to grow within the company to potentially become a Party Chief

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalency

  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience of surveying work

  • Computer literate in Windows, Microsoft Office Word, Outlook and Excel

  • Experience using Trimble equipment and software products is preferred

  • Ability to operate, adjust, and maintain assigned equipment, i.e., GPS receivers, digital levels, robotic instruments, and various other survey equipment

  • Must be willing to travel to multiple office locations, project locations, and travel for out-of-town work as needed

  • Valid driver’s license is required

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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