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Construction Surveyor - Troy, VA

Company: The Caton Companies
Location: Troy
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Caton Construction Group (CCG) is a leading heavy civil construction contractor with projects in Virginia and North Carolina, and one of The Caton Companies. We are seeking a Licensed Surveyor for various projects throughout Virginia. This position is based out of our Troy (Charlottesville) office. The work of The Caton Companies is work that matters to our communities and to society. At CCG, we take our jobs seriously and work hard.We are growing, and we'd love to take you along for the ride. When we grow, you grow we'll do our best to make sure of that.Summary/ObjectiveThe Surveyor will provide technical information to company supervisors and crews to ensure work complies with all engineering standards, codes, specifications, design instructions and locations.Required Education and ExperienceHigh School Diploma or equivalent3-5 years of survey experience in Heavy civil construction.Experience with AutoCAD, Trimble & Topcon, Total Station Robotic Survey Equipment, and GPS machine control support.Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards and specialty bridge design software; must be proficient with MS Office.Competency in reading civil construction plans.Valid Driver LicenseIdeal applicant is willing to travel and provide layout for multiple projects concurrently. May involve overnight travel in Virginia/North Carolina.Virginia Licensed Land Surveyor Knowledge/skillsAbility to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry and utilize Construction Math concepts including calculating rate, ratio, and percent. Draw and interpret bar graphs.Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.Thorough understanding of the methods and calculations involved in leveling, traversing, topo surveys, construction surveys, mapping, and determining volumes.In-depth knowledge of a wide variety of heavy highway construction/survey practices, procedures and principles.Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.Tasks and Activities of the SurveyorInterpret survey data and calculates geodetic measurements to determine shapes, positions, and elevations of geomorphic and topographic features, ensuring angles, distance, and information are accurate and conform to regulations and standardsUse drawings and specs to layout points as needed on jobsite and provide grade staking for excavations, grading, and site. Checking and re-checking of established control points, points laid out, elevations, calculations, etc. to ensure accuracy.Use satellite-based global positioning systems (GPS), theodolites, levels, and transits to determine longitudes and latitudes of important boundaries and/or features in the survey area.Create, manage and maintain project layout and construction data and perform and assist with Quality Control on data produced.Promote, execute and adhere to the company's safety program, and encourage all employees, sub-contractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture.Position Type and Expected Hours of WorkThis is a full-time, non-exempt position; typical work hours and days are Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 4:00pm. Weekend and after-hours work is expected. Hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week are eligible for overtime pay.Salary depends on skills and experience. Locally owned and managed, The Caton Companies offer 401(k), excellent medical/dental coverage, as well as other benefits. We are a company that cares for our employees, and we want you to grow with us.The Caton Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorites and females are encouraged to apply.HP1

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