NV5, Inc.

  • Survey Rod Man

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Job ID
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  • Overview

    Lochrane Engineering, an NV5 company, seeks a Survey Rod Person to join its survey field crew in Orlando, FL.


    NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.


    • Must learn the understanding of rod person duties and responsibilities. Work requires the application of surveying practices and equipment utilization.
    • Duties include the use of all tapes and rods for measuring and marking horizontal and vertical distances of objects such as buildings, roads, pipes and other topographic features. Work may also include clearing brush, digging for monumentation, marking and driving stakes and obtaining pipe invert measurements.
    • Duties may include operating a metal detector.
    • The rod person may be required to remove manhole cover to determine elevations and sizes of pipes.
    • Duties may include entry level operation of electronic total station and electronic data collection.
    • Rod person should learn the operations of the instrument during the course of their position as rod person. This may require work on own time.
    • Holds level or sight rod plumb and steady at points designated by the Party Chief. This would be for topographic data collection or control and boundary monumentation location. Setting up of tripods with back-sights and for-sights is requires. This includes proper plumbing and leveling of the tripod and prism assembly.
    • May be required to serve as a flagman in heavy traffic. 
    • Loads and unloads necessary equipment into party vehicle. This includes keeping up with the equipment that is assigned to the rod person including rods, hammers, shovels etc.
    • Maintain various equipment, vehicles, and storage buildings as may be necessary assigned. Cleans and cares for survey instruments and tools including security of all survey equipment. This is an ROD PERSON position. All survey RODS including back-sight and for-sight assemblies and tripods are their responsibility


    • High School Diploma
    • MOT 1 certification is required
    • Valid Driver's License


    NV5 Company offers a complete and competitive benefits package.


    NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.




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