• 30-Apr-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Design & Engineering Services
  • Edwardsville, IL, USA
  • Full Time

About Our Company

Utilitra is a woman-owned firm specializing in utility and technology solutions. We offer design, construction, and metering services to utilities, and supply businesses and municipalities with robust technology services through our team of IT professionals. Our ability to integrate distinct specialties gives customers the opportunity to work with a coordinated team for the design and maintenance of their infrastructure.

Utilitra has been recognized as a Best Places to Work finalist, one of St. Louis' 50 Fastest Growing Companies, and one of the Largest Women-Owned Businesses.

About The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for performing land survey activities in the Greater St. Louis/Edwardsville geographic area.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works on utility and private land surveying in the Greater St. Louis/Edwardsville area
  • Helps establish the land survey function by developing and nurturing relationships with current and potential clients, educating the community on the services available, and supporting the Utility team
  • Continually learns about electrical and gas power systems, construction, and project work; gains exposure to job sites and project management
  • Conducts or oversees field work including topographic and boundary surveys related to the construction of gas and/or electrical power systems
  • Researches land boundaries and other survey data at Courthouses and in public records to assist in identifying legal boundaries
  • Creates and organizes field notes
  • Writes land legal descriptions and develops survey exhibits
  • Comprehends land survey details and demonstrates knowledge of construction work and the feasibility of construction projects
  • Performs construction design, and occasional Right of Way work
  • Complies with all safety and regulatory requirements
    • Fosters a safe, productive job site environment and quality work products
    • Encourages an attitude of safety and quality in others
    • Coaches less experienced senior technicians who may start to do something in an unsafe way
    • Demonstrates a concern for everyone's safety
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational seminars, reading professional publications, networking, and participating in professional associations
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, geography, or construction management preferred
    • Survey courses required
    • Extensive experience may be considered in lieu of education
  • 3+ years experience conducting topographic and boundary surveys under the direction of a PLS
  • OSHA 10 or higher preferred, but not required
  • SIT or PLS preferred, but not required
  • Experience drawing exhibits
  • Knowledge/experience researching and developing legal descriptions of land
  • Total Station, GPS, Micro Station, and AutoCAD experience
  • Valid driver's license and ability to safely operate a vehicle; clean driving record

Physical Requirements of the Role:

  • Ability to drive to job sites and work in outdoor environments with exposure to weather including high and low temperature extremes
  • Stand for prolonged periods, stoop, climb, squat and/or walk to perform necessary job functions
  • Lift 10-30 pounds routinely

Company Benefits

  • Company-paid health insurance (dental, short-term and long-term disability, and life insurance are provided)
  • Zero deductibles
  • 100% 401k match (up to 5% of salary)
  • Paid holiday & vacation time
  • Educational assistance
  • Various discount programs

Utilitra is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We proudly extend consideration for employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, protected veteran status, or any other criteria protected by law.

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