Survey Instrument Operator

Dumfries, VA


Surveying & Engineering (PSG)

Who is Team Fishel?

Since 1936, we’ve been the Best Choice in utility engineering and construction. Safety is our top priority and is key in everything we do. We’re industry professionals driven by high performance for our customers and each other. Interested in joining our Team?


Team Fishel, the Best Choice for Utility Construction and Network Installation, is hiring a Survey Instrument Operator for our Surveying & Engineering division in Dumfries, VA.  The Survey Instrument Operators at Team Fishel assist the Survey Crew Leader on projects by performing all related work to conducting surveys.


  • Accurately run and adjust survey measuring instruments including level, transit, theodolite, electronic measuring devices, and total stations with electronic data collecting capabilities

  • Perform data collection

  • Maintain vehicle and field equipment

  • Take accurate and clear notes and note reduction

  • Know principles of staking and marking

  • Performs other duties as assigned

 Requirements & Qualifications

  • Valid driver's license required

  • Able to operate and train others in the use of survey equipment including conventional and electronic instruments and computers (hardware and software)

  • Possess good interpersonal skills and effective written and oral communication skills

  • Must be able and willing to travel

  • Willingness to learn all aspects of surveying

  • Experience utilizing GPS equipment is preferred

Bilingual English/Spanish experience is a plus


  • Health Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Program
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Leave Benefits
  • Teammate Assistance Program
  • Learn more  (Español)

Team Fishel offers excellent industry training and a career development path for our Teammates. Competitive pay and benefits, including health insurance, 401k, and a company profit sharing plan!

Join Team Fishel, your future and your team.


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