S&ME, Inc.
  • 12-Nov-2020 to 31-Jan-2021 (EST)
  • 3550-ORLANDO
  • Orlando, FL, USA
  • Full Time

S&ME is proud to offer high quality, affordable, comprehensive financial and wellness benefits. The package includes a 401 (k) retirement plan; an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP); medical, dental, life and disability insurance; a full suite of voluntary products; a Flexible Spending Account and an Employee Assistance Program; and paid holiday, vacation and sick time. We also provide employees with an opportunity to further their professional growth through certification training and our Credential Incentive Program.

Position: Survey Technician / Instrument Operator / Rodman

Requisition Number: 2020-3550-07



S&ME is a leading, employee-owned, multi-disciplined professional services firm that responds to clients with innovative, sustainable solutions.  S&ME strives to create an environment where everyone can be their best by providing a supportive atmosphere of entrepreneurial growth, to build growing relationships, and to take on increasingly complex project opportunities.  We recruit top talent and are currently seeking a full-time Survey Technician/Instrument Operator/Rodman to join our team in Orlando, Florida.




The primary purpose of the Instrument Operator and/or Rodman position is to assist the Land Survey Crew Chief in completing the crew's assigned field survey projects. The position requires good basic math skills related to surveying, good verbal and written communication skills and the motivation to follow instructions completely and accurately while working in rough terrain and inclement weather. Essential functions and responsibilities include:

  • Transmits survey data to proper files in the computer network and acquires data for field use;
  • Accurately and efficiently clears line, establishes points, tape, chain and level for field survey projects as assigned by Crew Chief;
  • Keeps crew's assigned vehicle clean, properly maintained, and stocked with the necessary equipment and supplies as instructed by the Crew Chief. Reports any mechanical or safety related problems to the Crew Chief;
  • Loads for transportation, cleans and stores field surveying equipment used by the crew;
  • Communicates and coordinates effectively with other crew members to facilitate the timely and accurate completion of assigned projects;
  • Observes all safety guidelines and procedures, particularly when working around traffic or on active construction sites;
  • Accurately identifies the various types of trees encountered while performing field survey work;
  • Assists in the training of entry level rodmen as requested;
  • Cuts and clears brush and trees from line of survey;
  • Stand, walk, use hands, tools, controls, reach with arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as well as lift and/or move up to 50-75 pounds.




  • High school diploma preferred or GED diploma;
  • 2-4 years of experience as an Instrument Operator and/or Rodman a plus;
  • Florida residency and land surveying experience preferred;
  • FDOT experience is a plus;
  • This position requires basic knowledge of the use and routine maintenance and cleaning of field surveying equipment. Knowledge of basic math (addition/subtraction, multiplication and division) and the types of measurements related to land surveying including linear, angular, elevations and unit systems conversion;
  • Familiarity with GPS, Robotic, Total Stations, Data Collectors and Levels a plus;
  • Requires good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work extended hours including Saturdays and ability to travel out of town for extended periods of time;
  • Must be familiar with the basic types of land surveying and terminology, and be knowledgeable about the field duties of an Instrument Operator and/or Rodman;
  • Must have valid driver's license, along with reliable transportation.



This is a full-time position with competitive pay based on experience. Successful candidate must meet requirements of the company's Fleet Management Program, Substance Policy and Reference check program. Submit resume, cover letter, and salary expectations for consideration. Only qualified candidates with acceptable employment eligibility verification (I-9) will be considered. Visa assistance not provided.  S&ME reserves the right to fill this position with an internal or external candidate at any time during the search.  S&ME is not responsible for unauthorized job postings or submissions of resumes using external links/websites.



No candidate/recruiter calls, personal calls or walk-ins accepted.



An Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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