Surveying And Mapping, LLC SUE Field Technician II or III in Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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 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
This position reports to the SUE Field Manager and works with other Field Technicians, Field Leads, Survey staff, SUE Office Technicians, and Project Managers.
Involves designating of all types of utilities in rural and urban environments using geophysical equipment, project field documentation and survey, and vacuum excavation to expose utilities
Serves as the field supervisor on individual SUE Projects
Obtains and maintains all required safety certifications
All responsibilities of a SUE Field Technician II
Thorough understanding of ASCE 38 guidelines and associated quality levels
Manage individual 2D QL-B (2DB) & 3D QL-B (3DB) mapping projects, typically comprised of not more that (2) independent crews/teams
Selects and applies non-standard surfacegeophysical equipment and accessories to accurately designate complex public and private underground utility systems for 2DB & 3DB mapping projects
Collects data for and completes vault diagram forms for 3DB mapping projects
Acts as “lead” on crews employing vacuum excavators and associated equipment to excavate and backfill test holes on existing utilities at deeper than average depths and/or under other than average conditions
Employs total station survey equipment to collect horizontal data for 2DB mapping projects and QL-A test holes
Employs RTK GPR survey equipment to collect horizontal and vertical data for 3DB mapping projects
Employs automatic or digital levels and associated equipment to collect vertical data from structures associated with gravity flow utility systems
Collects data for and completes Structures Data Reports for structures associated with gravity flow utility systems
Coordinates with clients, utility owners, property owners, etc. in the field
Coordinates with providers of traffic control, off duty officers, saw cutting and other 3 rd party services in the field.
Advanced comprehension and interpretation of planimetric and design plans, profiles and cross sections, utility records, etc.
Training and mentoring of Level I & II SUE Field Technicians
Actively works toward obtaining additional skills certifications required for advancement
What You Bring to SAM
High School Diploma
Ability to travel
(4-5) years of SUE field experience preferred
Experience working as a “lead” on SUE QL-A & QL-B field crew required
Experience working as a project level field supervisor on SUE QL-A & QL-B projects preferred
Survey experience preferred
Military experience is a plus
Must possess a valid local driver's license, in conjunction with successfully passing the company MVR requirements, clean background check and drug screening
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
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 email@example.com. SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.
Job ID 20-3489
Job Location US-IL-Elk Grove Village
Category Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE)