Thompson Engineering
  • Industrial
  • Moss Point, MS, USA
  • Depends on experience and qualifications
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Package

Thompson Engineering is looking for a SUE technician to work out of our Moss Point, MS office.  The SUE Technician is responsible for locating geophysical features using designated geophysical equipment, collecting this data with the appropriate survey equipment, and mapping it in AutoCAD and Civil3D.

Essential Functions of the Position

  1. Understands the theories and principles, as well as the practical application and execution of a geophysical survey for the purpose of locating utilities, voids and other underground features.  Able to positively and repeatably locate and identify underground features.  Able to differentiate between underground features such as piping, conduits, duct banks, cabling, voids, disturbed soil strata, etc.
  2.  Operates Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and Radio Frequency (RF) equipment.
  3.  Operates total station, digital and automatic level, Topcon data collector, TDS software.
  4.  Operates AutoCAD and/or Civil3D.
  5.  Ability to travel regularly and stay overnight (potentially for extended periods) based on the work load of the department and location of the project.
  6.  Conducts all work activities in compliance with Thompson Holdings, Inc. Health, Safety & Environmental Management System, safety policies & procedures, safety execution plans and Job Safety and Environmental Analyses.  Attend and pro-actively participate in monthly safety meetings, project toolbox safety meetings and safety moments.
  7.  On time and consistent attendance is required.

Minimum Requirements

  1.  High school diploma or equivalent.
  2.  Able to read and comprehend drawings, work orders, and measurements.
  3.  Intermediate math skills which include trigonometry and geometry.
  4.  Five (5) years' experience in geophysical scanning, topographic/planimetric surveying, and mapping utilizing AutoCAD or Civil3D.
  5.  Able to communicate effectively with others.  Able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  6.  Must have effective working knowledge of GPS software using the Topcon Hyperlite.  Must have effective working knowledge of GPR and RF equipment.
  7.  Must have effective working knowledge of AutoCAD and Civil3D.

Physical Requirements

  1.  Ability to work in the outside elements of the field up to 100% of the time.
  2.  Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50lbs.
  3.  Required to remain standing for a minimum of eight (8) hours per day and walk long distances.
  4.  Must be able to bend, stoop and climb on a ladder.
  5.  Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing.
  6.  Must be able to work a flexible schedule and overtime as needed for needs of the department.
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