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Instrument Operator, Field Technician

Cobb Fendley & Assoc Austin, TX

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Since 1980, CobbFendley has been committed to providing innovative engineering and surveying solutions with the goal of bettering communities. Our multi-discipline approach allows for the efficient completion of projects through experienced staff who focus on client communication. We are always seeking talented and qualified professionals to enhance our ability to provide clients with exceptional service. Are you ready to Join Our Block and advance your career?

 

At CobbFendley, people are our most valued resource. We offer a(n): 

  • Competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits including 401(k) Matching and Profit-sharing Contributions; Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance; Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance; Employer Funded and Voluntary Life Insurance; Tuition Reimbursement; and Continuing Education Programs 
  • Extended office closure from December 25 through January 1 to relax and enjoy the holidays 
  • Professional and personal growth through innovative in-house training and collaborative resources 
  • Community service opportunities through the CobbFendley Cares Committee, focusing on STEM Education, Hunger Relief, and Sustainable Solutions

 

CobbFendley is seeking an entry level Instrument Operator (Field Technician) in our Austin, Texas office. 


The successful candidate’s most important qualifications include:

  • Experience in Construction, Survey, or general labor. 
  • Ability to work with a team to perform boundary and topographical surveying, as well as construction staking, preferred. 
  • Experience working in construction zones. 
  • Some experience with Trimble Access, preferred but not required.
  • Capable of taking initiative without direct supervision while assisting with survey procedures.
  • Excellent communication skills and a team attitude.
  • Motivation to work in a dynamic environment with strict deadlines.
  • Commitment to perform responsibilities consistent with industry standards to achieve department and company goals.
  • Interest in developing relationships with clients, peers, and local organizations to remain a trusted resource in the community and increase your industry knowledge to grow your career.

Essential Functions:

  • General warehouse maintenance and vehicle inspections i.e., check oil and tire pressure. 
  • Daily inventory to restock supplies as needed for projects.
  • Boundary & Topographical surveying under the supervision of a Party Chief.
  • Construction staking based on elevations of the job site. 
  • Operate and maintain company equipment and vehicles.
  • Adapt to changing priorities.
  • Work in a collaborative team environment and perform self QA/QC of work.
  • Adhere to CobbFendley’s safety standards to uphold a safe and efficient environment.
  • Maintain a professional attitude and fulfill responsibilities with integrity.
  • Motivation to work in a dynamic environment with strict deadlines.
  • Desire to collaborate with professionals and clients to increase your industry knowledge and grow in your career.
  • Commitment to perform responsibilities consistent with industry standards to achieve department and company goals.
  • Adhere to CobbFendley’s safety standards to uphold a safe and efficient environment.

Physical Requirements:

Sitting for extended periods of time for training purposes (including extended computer use, typing, and writing).

Standing for extended periods of time.

Physical mobility in and around construction sites, traffic work zones, and other field assignments.

Ability to carry Survey equipment and supplies in remote, rural, or urban surroundings.

Ability to lift anywhere from 10 - 50 pounds and walk long distances.

Walking and climbing on uneven surfaces.

Repeated motions (e.g., reaching, bending, stooping, carrying, lifting, pushing, pulling, and handling).

 

Environmental Factors:

Exposure to indoor and outdoor environments (approximately 90% of duties to be performed outdoors in the field and 10% performed indoors in the office/warehouse).

Ability to withstand extreme weather conditions (i.e., hot and freezing temperatures).

Driving for extended periods of time.

Use of electric powered tools, cutting tools and other equipment.

Potential watercraft use.

Noise exposure.

Exposure to allergens including but not limited to poison ivy, sumac, dust, pollen, cedar, etc.

Entering confined spaces.

Exposure to construction and traffic work zones.

Extended periods of Personal Protective Equipment use.

 

Expected hours of work:

The employee must arrive to work at 6:45AM and must be available to work overtime as well as some weekends (as needed). 

Our technicians will be required to travel approximately 25% of the time and must be willing to work 10 to 12 hours per day when working on out-of-town project sites.

 

If and when the duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.

 

All offers of employment are contingent upon the prospective employee passing a background/drug screen, which will include the candidate’s driving record. Benefits include a competitive compensation package*.
 
CobbFendley’s commitment to employees is exemplified through a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health insurance, 401(k), employee stock ownership plans, and continuing education programs. In addition to Earned Time Off (ETO), CobbFendley’s offices are closed for an extended break from December 25th through January 1st, allowing our employees time to relax and enjoy the holidays.
 
CobbFendley’s Mission is to collaborate with employees and clients to provide engineering solutions that further our commitment to growth in the community.
 
We Collaborate. We Commit. We Build Communities.
 
At CobbFendley, people are our most valued resource. We are always seeking talented and qualified professionals to enhance our ability to provide clients with exceptional service. At the same time, we are committed to the professional and personal growth of our staff. We are an equal opportunity employer. All candidates are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
 
Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc. participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). The E-Verify system uses federal databases to rapidly validate individual identities and work eligibility from the information gathered in the Form I-9.

 

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CobbFendley does not and will not accept unsolicited resumes under any circumstances from independent recruiters, recruiting agencies, or similar entities. Recruiting activity on behalf of a candidate does NOT constitute CobbFendley's acceptance of terms and conditions without prior contractual agreements signed by authorized CobbFendley personnel. Unsolicited resumes through any channels including cold calling, emails, applications, social media messaging, etc., will not be reviewed. All inquiries should be directed to the Human Resources Department.

Cobb Fendley & Assoc

Address

Austin, TX
78752 USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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