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Job Title: OSP Professional Land Surveyor

Classification:  Non-Exempt, Hourly

QUALIFYING QUESTIONS

Do you enjoy working outside? Do you enjoy working alone? Do you prefer a professional workplace where the focus is on accuracy, detail, and getting things “right” as you become a technical expert in your field? Do you like a changing environment with a sense of urgency? Do you want to be instrumental in the success of growing a regional technology services firm? 

If so, then you should consider applying for this position with Joink!

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Joink, LLC was founded as an Internet Service Provider, providing dial-up, DSL and fixed wireless broadband Internet services. Today, the company provides connectivity for customers who span the landscape from residential to enterprise as well as other carriers using technologies that include leased lines, unlicensed wireless, licensed wireless, and fiber optics. Nearly all fiber-optic customers are served on Joink’s own fiber, which now spans over 1,000 route miles in west central Indiana and central Illinois. The company provides managed hosting services including virtual machine, web/email, and offsite backup storage as well as technology services and managed services, adding value to resold and integrated technologies from companies such as Cisco, Lenovo, Microsoft, Veeam, and VMware.

ABOUT THE POSITION

This position will be responsible for determining property boundaries, creating plats of surveys, and staking construction boundaries in collaboration with our Outside Plant (OSP) Design team.

REPORTS TO

  • OSP Design Lead

SUPERVISES

  • No direct reports
  • May lead, train, or participate in work team assignments

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Preparing and maintaining sketches, maps, and reports of legal descriptions of surveys
  • Familiarity with construction drawings and processes
  • Verifying data and calculations
  • Recording results of surveys
  • Calculating the measurements of sites
  • Writing descriptions of property boundaries
  • Researching legal documents, survey records, and land titles to clarify information about property boundaries
  • Providing OSP construction team with stakes at construction boundaries
  • Researching parcels and roadways for proof of Right of Way
  • Ability to communicate verbally and written, to interact with the public and appropriately answer questions and address issues raised by property owners and others associated with the project
  • Conducting physical site surveys using a variety of equipment and tools
  • Physical ability to traverse a variety of terrain while carrying equipment
  • Driving duties include driving to/from the site requiring the work to be performed

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to keep a calm, cool head in stressful situations
  • Ability to work jointly in a team environment
  • Organizational skills
  • Logical thinking skills

QUALIFICATIONS

Key qualifications required to fill this position are:

  • Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) license (Indiana)
  • 2+ years of experience in land surveying
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other laptop/phone applications (Outlook, Google Earth)
  • Experience in performing complex measurements, analyzing data, and recording results accurately
  • Good numeracy skills and the ability to make mathematical calculations
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Candidate must be willing to reside near or commute to Terre Haute, Indiana

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • 8:00AM-5:00PM, Monday – Friday
  • Varying office and field time throughout week

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WHEN APPLYING

  • Please prepare a cover letter explaining why you are an excellent fit for this position
  • Please outline all work experience, detailing any relevant work experience
  • Please outline all training and certifications achieved

OTHER DUTIES

Please note that this job description is not a comprehensive list of all activities, duties or responsibilities the employee may be required to engage in for this job. These duties, activities, and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

EEO STATEMENT

Joink, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against or harass any applicant or employee on any grounds prohibited under any federal, state or local law, including race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship or membership in any other legally protected class.