Certified Surveyor (Marshall Islands Marine Project)

Memphis, TN posted on January 4

We are currently seeking an experienced and Licensed Surveyor for an industrial/commercial (PIER) project on Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands. (Tropical Island in the South Pacific.) You will be working overseas for San Juan Construction in partnership with the US government.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:

San Juan Construction, Inc., recognized by Engineering News Record as one of the 'Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad', is a multi-disciplined construction company with an extensive resume and over 20 years experience managing commercial and government construction projects throughout the continental U.S., Hawaii, Pacific and Indian Ocean locations.

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.

Experience

 

  • Project experience surveying (Northing, Easting, and Elevation) Waterfront structures similar to a $20+ million Pier
  • Licensed Surveyor in the United States
  • Sighting in Piles
  • TYPICAL DUTIES:
  • Verify the accuracy of survey data including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites.
  • Survey bodies of water to determine navigable channels and to secure data for construction of breakwaters, piers, and other marine structures.
  • Survey land or bodies of water to measure or determine features
  • Verify mathematical calculations.
  • Calculate heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics of terrain.
  • Calculate geographic positions from survey data.
  • Gather physical survey data.
  • Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and legal descriptions of surveys to describe, certify, and assume liability for work performed.
  • Direct surveying activities.
  • Document technical design details.
  • Prepare or supervise preparation of all data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys.
  • Compute geodetic measurements and interpret survey data to determine positions, shapes, and elevations of geomorphic and topographic features.
  • Determine longitudes and latitudes of important features and boundaries in survey areas using theodolites, transits, levels, and satellite-based global positioning systems (GPS).
  • Record the results of surveys including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land or land features.
  • Coordinate findings with the work of engineering and architectural personnel, clients, and others concerned with projects.
  • Coordinate activities with suppliers, contractors, clients, or other departments.
  • Establish fixed points for use in making maps, using geodetic and engineering instruments.
  • Plan and conduct ground surveys designed to establish baselines, elevations, and other geodetic measurements.
  • Adjust surveying instruments to maintain their accuracy.
  • Calibrate scientific or technical equipment.
  • Analyze survey objectives and specifications to prepare survey proposals or to direct others in survey proposal preparation.
  • Analyze physical, survey, or geographic data.
  • Develop criteria for survey methods and procedures.
  • Determine operational criteria or specifications.
  • Develop criteria for the design and modification of survey instruments.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Physically, workers must be able to stoop, bend, crouch and climb; use hands, arms, legs fully; see well (either naturally or with correction);  and lift up to 50 pounds, with frequent lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Per contract requirements on Kwajalein, worker must be able to pass a DOT Physical. Additionally, worker must be cleared by a physician to perform the above noted essential job functions with or without an accommodation on the remote island of Kwajalein where limited medical facilities are available.


Wage

DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time