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2112- Instrument Man

at DeKalb Worforce Development

Posted: 10/3/2019
Job Reference #: 2114
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: online, company

Job Description

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Job Code:

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Job#  2112

Job Title:  Instrument Man

Schedule Work Days/Hours:  varies

Salary: Based on experience

Location:  Metro Atlanta



  • Operate survey instruments virtually every day with little or no supervision, while striving to increase speed and accuracy
  • Perform Coordinate Geometry (COGO) functions such as inverse, resection, stake a line, translate and rotate coordinates in the field
  • Make field book notes and sketches of data gathered at job site
  • Call out reading or writes station number and reading in notebook
  • Mark points of measurement with elevation, station number, or other identifying mark
  • Measure distance between survey points with steel tape, cloth tape or electronic instruments
  • Mark measuring points with keel (marking crayon), paint sticks, scratches, tacks, or stakes
  • Place stakes at designated points and drives them into ground at specified elevation
  • Cut and clears brush and trees from line of survey
  • Perform other duties as directed by Crew Chief and/or professional surveyor
Required Skills


Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to write clear, accurate notes of conditions and measurements of data gathered in the field
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-to-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma/General Equivalency Diploma(GED)
  • 2 years of related experience and/or training

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Associates Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school


  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License and maintain a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) that meets company policy standards
  • Certified Survey Technician Level II preferred

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Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail.  All qualified  applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring company for next steps in the selection process.