Survey/Land Manager - Wall Lake, Iowa

 

 

Job ID:  133066

 

Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and construction and paving services in the United States and Canada.  Our operations span North America with 22,000 employees at more than 1,200 locations in 44 US States and 8 Canadian provinces.

 

Position Overview

The Survey/Land Manager is responsible for the detailed technical analysis of earth material and the risk assessment of geological hazards and communicating such hazards with management to provide them with information necessary to aide in business decisions dealing with current and potential sites. Manage farmland leases ensuring all current, past and present are updated and maintained to ensure we are in compliance with all leases and CUP’s (Conditional Use Permits).

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Identify potential aggregate deposits, contact landowners, test for quality and map results.
  • Utilize technology at hand to produce drawings, maps and design new and alter current location mining plans.
  • Provide Surveys of inventory and properties.
  • Compute, calculate and interpret plans for field use.
  • Check field notes for accuracy, completeness, and confirm that they follow required survey and reserve verification methods.
  • Familiarity with spatial data and coordinate systems, GIS or surveying background.
  • Maintain records of data.
  • Succinctly and precisely report findings to stakeholders.
  • Computes cross sections for reserve purposes, including measurement and calculation of quantities for planning.
  • Develop procedures and protocols for maintaining and caring for research equipment and drone equipment.
  • Knowledgeable of relevant federal, state and local UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) rules, regulations and statutes.
  • Remain aware of technological advancements and how to adapt to current needs.
  • Communicate with office personnel to use skills and tools to solve problems in all lines of business.
  • Be a key contact for landowners with questions.
  • Track and map inventory at active locations.
  • Present information (public speaking) at local meetings and hearings.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required. 
  • Other duties as may be assigned. 

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology or Earth Science is preferred.
  • Valid state driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.
  • One to three years of similar field experience.
  • Experience with spatial data manipulation and software.

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be 21 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Microsoft Internet Explorer,
  • AutoCAD or compatible, (Carlson Civil Suite, Leica Geo Office).  optional or equivalent
  • Ability to use Leica Survey Equipment or equivalent
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • High standard of ethics, integrity, and trust.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety Glasses, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.
  • Possess or ability to obtain FAA Part 107 Drone License.
  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Must be able to work independently and with groups.
  • Must be able to work under time constraints as needed.
  • Must display a professional and courteous attitude toward co-workers, supervisors and general public at all times.
  • Must adapt to ambiguous directions.
  • Must find consensus between varied requirements.
  • Ability to collect data and produce reports.
  • Knowledge of reading geological maps and aerial photographs.
  • Candidate must be able to accurately identify sedimentary stone types.

 

Physical Requirements

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.

  • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.
  • May require sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Able to work extended hours if needed.  
  • Able to work in all weather conditions including heat and cold.
  • Must be able to hold weights of 5-10lbs in a stretched arm position for extended periods of time.
  • Able to lift 50lbs.
  • Able to stand on hard surfaces for extended periods of time.
  • Able to safely drive a vehicle for long periods of time.
  • Able to climb unconsolidated piles of up to 50 feet in height.
  • Non-monochromatic vision.

 

Work Environment

  • Standard office environment at times.
  • Able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Job hazards may include exposure to dust, noise, fumes, and all weather conditions.  Potential for serious injury exists if equipment is misused or safety precautions are not followed.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud but typically the noise level will be moderate.
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

What Oldcastle Offers You

 

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

About Oldcastle

 

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

 

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Company
Oldcastle Inc
Posted
03/26/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Wall Lake, Iowa 51466, US