Field Technician - Surveyor
Posted Nov 6, 2023
DPR Construction is seeking to fill a key role in our Raleigh, NC office, as the Field Technician - Surveyor. Reporting to the Field Technician Manager and the Business Unit VDC Manager, the successful candidate will support implementation of building control, laser scanning capture and post-processing efforts across the Raleigh business unit and the Southeast region.
Support the overall Field Technology & Engineering services across the Region and designated projects.
Support existing conditions and as-built surveys for upcoming and current projects throughout the region.
Support and/or perform initial surveying & field layout activities with robotic total stations to support field validation, quality control and quality assurance.
Perform construction building layout with robotic total stations to support field validation, quality control and quality assurance.
Plan and execute field survey activities in accordance with standards set by the project team.
Plan and perform layout set out and back-check tasks.
Leverage appropriate set up procedures using a robotic total station including known backsight and multi-point resections.
Perform benchmark transfers using an auto level.
Proficient with allocating and scheduling job duties to others.
Ensure all labor, equipment, and materials are organized and equipment firmware is up to date.
Support/Perform sUAS and 360 Photo capture and post processing activities.
Assist with reality capture services utilizing terrestrial laser scanning and sUAS/photogrammetry tools to capture, process, and document existing and as-built conditions of interior and exterior spaces.
Support project teams and VDC engineers on the utilization and analysis of reality capture deliverables (point clouds, meshes, 360 photos, etc.).
We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented individual that will relish performing in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, with ability to multi-task, produce quality deliverables, and meet project-based deadlines. The successful candidate will have:
Ability to work in a flat-organization environment that requires transparency, team collaboration, leading by influencing, and socialization of initiatives.
Position requires lifting and carrying moderately heavy equipment (25lbs+), climbing ladders and occasionally scanning crawl spaces and enclosed ceilings.
Flexible hours: Commercial building scans can start at 6AM and occasionally require weekend work.
Travel at least 50% of the time, at various construction sites; plan and execute multiple projects daily.
Minimum 1-3 years of hands-on construction experience in the AEC industry.
Able to read and understand construction documents, shop drawings and plans.
Intermediate to Advanced robotic total station knowledge and 3+ years of RTS usage, Leica Captivate experience is a plus.
Intermediate to Advanced knowledge in Autodesk Point Layout, AutoCAD and/or Civil 3D.
Basic to Intermediate level software knowledge in Autodesk packages (e.g. Revit, Navisworks, BIM 360 etc.)
Associates Degree or Bachelors’ Degree in construction management, engineering, architecture, or similar field—surveying or related field of study is a plus.
3+ years of practical field experience supporting construction surveying and/or field
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