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SUE Field Technician III
SAM, LLC Gainesville, VA

SUE Field Technician III

Gainesville, VA
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Info

Who We Are

For over thirty years, SAM has built a reputation as a trusted, knowledgeable, and innovative partner. Our licensed professionals transform petabytes of complex spatial data into intelligent insights in a holistic Managed Geospatial Services™ (MGS™) framework. As North America's premiere MGS™ company, SAM provides practical, precise, and high-fidelity solutions designed to enhance decision-making, mitigate risks, achieve strategic objectives, and drive costs out of our client's business. Our vision is to advance spatial data acquisition, improve analysis capabilities, and develop predictive analytics to redefine and transform how infrastructure assets are developed and managed throughout their lifecycles.

Your Impact at SAM

  • Designating all types of utilities in rural and urban environments using geophysical equipment, project field documentation and survey, and vacuum excavation to expose utilities
  • Obtains and maintains all required safety certifications
  • Manage individual 2D QL-B (2DB) & 3D QL-B (3DB) mapping projects, typically comprised of not more that (2) independent crews/teams
  • Selects and applies non-standard surfacegeophysical equipment and accessories to accurately designate complex public and private underground utility systems for 2DB & 3DB mapping projects
  • Collects data for and completes vault diagram forms for 3DB mapping projects
  • Acts as “lead” on crews employing vacuum excavators and associated equipment to excavate and backfill test holes on existing utilities at deeper than average depths and/or under other than average conditions
  • Employs total station survey equipment to collect horizontal data for 2DB mapping projects and QL-A test holes
  • Employs RTK GPR survey equipment to collect horizontal and vertical data for 3DB mapping projects
  • Employs automatic or digital levels and associated equipment to collect vertical data from structures associated with gravity flow utility systems
  • Collects data for and completes Structures Data Reports for structures associated with gravity flow utility systems
  • Coordinates with clients, utility owners, property owners, etc. in the field
  • Coordinates with providers of traffic control, off duty officers, saw cutting and other 3rd party services in the field.
  • Advanced comprehension and interpretation of planimetric and design plans, profiles and cross sections, utility records, etc.

What You Bring to SAM

  • High School Diploma
  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time
  • Thorough understanding of ASCE 38 guidelines and associated quality levels
  • (4-5) years of SUE field experience preferred
  • Experience working as a “lead” on SUE QL-A & QL-B field crew required
  • Experience working as a project level field supervisor on SUE QL-A & QL-B projects preferred
  • Survey experience preferred
  • Military experience is a plus

Our Perks

  • Company paid premiums for medical, dental, vision, LTD and life insurance (HSA and FSA plans available)
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays and parental leave) – Accrual starts immediately
  • 401(k) program offers 100% employer match up to 5%
  • Paid continuing education courses and tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program – Your mental health is our priority
  • No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings (Ask about our Career Pathing!)
  • Trainings throughout the year – Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career
  • Office snacks, free food and fun-themed events for employees throughout the year
  • Passion for our Community – You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility Program


Our Culture

Our entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for twelve consecutive years, and we make it our mission to ensure every one of our employees learns how to build and manage a business, not just be the subject matter expert on the team. At SAM, our employee’s development is instrumental to our success. Your learning will be supported by specialized in-house training programs and mentoring by the industry’s leading experts, who just happen to be on our staff! We make SAM a GREAT place to work, but it all starts with YOU!



SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.  SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

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SAM, LLC job posting for a SUE Field Technician III in Gainesville, VA with a salary of $20 to $27 Hourly with a map of Gainesville location.