Primary responsibilities include (but not limited to) the following:
A rod person has multiple responsibilities on a survey crew. Their first responsibility is to make sure that the truck is loaded with the necessary equipment and supplies that are needed throughout the day. When at the site a rod person will take on transporting and setting up the instruments and equipment and preparing the job site for survey. They generally are responsible for most of the clearing of brush and trees away from the survey line. As the work begins, it is the responsibility of the rod person to hold the prism pole steady for the surveyor to help determine elevations of different points. He also measures how far different points are from each other, using a tape or electronic equipment, and helps with the various pieces of survey equipment. A rod person may need to be familiar with various pieces of survey equipment. If a supervisor is present at the job site, the rod person can operate the surveying equipment with the supervisor's oversight.
Full-time position, excellent benefits, salary based on qualifications; valid driver license required,
Equal Opportunity Employer–Veteran/Disability, Drug Free Workplace.