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Field Survey Technician I in Watertown, NY at KFS-LLC

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

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Job Description

The Field Survey Technician utilizes GPS and utility locating equipment, such as Ground Penetrating RADAR (GPR), to find and map utility infrastructure on the installation. Simultaneously, the Field Survey Technician records detailed information about the assigned utility, such as type, size, and identifying markings. The Field Survey Technician will also document the feature with photographs. Once the field data has been collected, the Survey Technician will be responsible for processing and organizing the data in a manner that prevents the data from being lost or from having to be recollected.  The role entails extensive interaction with military and civilian personnel in a military setting.


  • Use GIS / GPR / GPS to locate and document the locations of buried utilities
  • Accurately document utility locations and merge them into coherent datasets using a standardized criteria and attributes
  • Maintain a high level of productivity in assigned survey areas
  • Ensure detailed data quality standards are consistently maintained
  • Interact in a professional manner with military and civilian personnel 

Job Requirements

  • Able to quickly learn and adapt to new circumstances
  • Tech savvy individual that enjoys using cutting-edge tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Excellent “Can-Do” attitude
  • Mature and reliable work ethic
  • Physically able to walk or stand for more than 6 hours per day
  • Physically able to lift maintenance hole covers for utility investigation
  • Willingness to work outdoors during all types of weather
  • Prior CAD experience not required, but desirable
  • Prior GIS / GPS experience is desirable
  • Utility Infrastructure locating experience is desirable
  • Due to federal contract requirements, candidate must be U.S. Citizen
  • Eligible for Secret security clearance


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