Maser Consulting P.A.

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Instrument Person

Instrument Person

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Regular Full-Time

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Maser is currently looking for an employee with high integrity and an excellent attention to detail in order to fill a position as an Instrument Person. Travel will be required from time to time at different job sites. You should be familiar with all surveying techniques used for pipeline surveying.



**Position will be located in West Virgina and/or Massachusetts**


  • Will work primarily in the field on control, topographic surveys, and pipeline surveys as Instrument Man of a one, two or three-person field crew.
  • May also perform some office duties, including data reduction, field note reduction, calculations, data checks and staking computations using survey computer programs and AutoCAD.
  • Cut and remove brush and undergrowth for line of sight.
  • Performs mathematical calculations and field checking of field data.
  • Reads and understands plans and specifications.
  • Know basic sources of measurement errors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Dig ground using a pick, shovel and other hand tools to search for and locate survey monuments.
  • Hold and plum rod in obtaining elevations and distances.
  • Drive stakes to set grades on construction projects.
  • Provide quality seamless customer service.
  • Know, understand and demonstrate safe working/operating methods of assigned tools and equipment.


  • A high school education or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 1 year total survey experience.
  • Must be experienced in controlling the function of surveying instruments and calculators.
  • Must be physically able to work long hours and carry heavy loads.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills, and effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be able and willing to travel.
  • Attendance, punctuality and reliability are essential requirements.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.

 Requires a pre-employment drug screen and will require ongoing participation in the employer's random drug and alcohol testing program.