Survey Assistant Job Description

Survey Assistant Job Description

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Survey assistant provides fast and efficient customer service to business partners, dealers, end-users and internal Trimble teams on Trimble Survey, Scanning, and UAV products.

Survey Assistant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assist with various engineering surveys as required
Serve as contact point (email, phone, text) for over 350+ sites (NTN, MDN, AIRMoN, AMoN) within four networks (3 of which are precipitation chemistry and the other air quality) located throughout North America
Identify site problems based upon input and observations of site operators, determine the problem and recommend solutions to guide the operators with problem resolution
Maintain and analyze data that 1) tracks success and progress of the various sites
Participate in site operator training
Test new candidate field equipment as needed
Install equipment at new and relocated sites
Coordinate site closures
Follow up with respective lab data managers and lab staff (or designated personnel) regarding outstanding trouble tickets or unique and/or complex problems
Respond to inquiries from various groups within NADP (e.g., labs, the PO, EEMS, sponsoring agency representatives)

Survey Assistant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Survey Assistant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SCUBA, NSW

Education for Survey Assistant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the survey assistant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Education, Conducting, Communication, Ecology, Leadership, Supervision, Sound, Conflict Resolution, Social Science, Public Health

Skills for Survey Assistant

Desired skills for survey assistant include:

Engineering design and survey methods
General survey procedures
CAD standards and familiarity with Trimble survey equipment would also be beneficial
Monumentation
Staking and marking
Surveying
AEC and other industry trends to identify potential solutions
BASIS
CAD software and standards
CAD standards and familiarity with Trimble survey equipment are considered assets

Desired experience for survey assistant includes:

Assist party chief with survey
Data/sample collection is often required during and/or after storm events when stream levels are high
Ensure field measurements are obtained that meet the rigorous standards required for scientific research and analysis
Hire, train, and supervise crews collecting, reducing, and qualifying project field data
Provide time and cost estimates for inclusion in applicable research proposals submitted within the Section
Ensure timely and successful completion of commitments associated with the Dissolved Oxygen (DO) project and the timely production of all associated work products

Survey Assistant Examples

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Survey Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a survey assistant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for survey assistant
  • Reduce, verify, and disseminate collected field data
  • Oversee installation, operation and maintenance of multi-parameter water quality monitoring instrumentation
  • Remain up to date on changes and additions to data collection procedures, new equipment and techniques, and other advances in the field of hydrology
  • Other related duties as needed to ensure success with research projects
  • Reduces electronic field notes in the computer network and extracts electronic data for field use
  • Drive United States Forest Service (USFS) and/or Motor Pool vehicles to and from field sites
  • Ground transects on steep terrain along roads and through forest patches searching for red tree vole nests in trees
  • Climb trees to tree vole nests
  • Collect data using tablet and ArcPad software
  • Perform complex data analyses using SAS, R, Python or other statistical software packages
Qualifications for survey assistant
  • Translating documents Spanish to English and English to Spanish
  • Must have Spanish fluency
  • Strong interest in survey methodology and qualitative research
  • Ability to get a public trust clearance
  • Comfortable with speaking to people on the phone
  • Experience in quantitative data analysis preferred
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of survey assistant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for survey assistant
  • Review and grade student reports
  • Maintain laboratory equipment according to maintenance schedules, and troubleshoot/fix Waters HPLC as needed
  • Independently conduct complex research and monitoring activities in the field of wetland or other waterbirds, shorebirds, passerines
  • Independently conduct complex research and monitoring activities with wetlands ecology and other natural resource field-related projects
  • Conduct field and laboratory work which may require extensive travel for long periods during atypical business hours
  • Prepare reports and support publishable manuscripts, technical reports, internal publications or presentations for professional meetings
  • Collect, manage, and analyze scientific data
  • Communicate and interact with recipients of services and provide technical assistance as required
  • Apply basic and specialized knowledge in a specialized research area and keep abreast of developments in the discipline
  • Coordinate, instruct, supervise, or train hourly staff and students
Qualifications for survey assistant
  • Experience with Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI) preferred
  • Strong interest in survey methodology and analysis
  • Knowledge and experience in survey research methodology and development, preferably in a call center environment
  • Skill in supervising with strong written and verbal communication skills, including customer service and feedback
  • Skills with computers and computer applications, word processing, spreadsheets, and similar products
  • Skills in problem-solving technical issues related to both software and hardware
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of survey assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for survey assistant
  • As time and contract(s) permit, report findings in scientific journals and at professional meetings
  • Recommending and implementing precise survey designs
  • Analyzing quantitative data from the national survey
  • Producing statistical reports of survey results for campus partners
  • Making presentations about the NACCC at national, regional, and local education conferences and meetings of various stakeholder groups
  • Working closely with members of advisory boards comprised of content and technical experts to continuously improve all aspects of the NACCC, including instrument revisions
  • Collaborating with the NACCC Director and graduate assistants to produce methodologically rigorous quantitative research papers using NACCC data for presentation at annual higher education conferences and for publication in high quality peer-reviewed academic journals
  • Translating NACCC findings to audiences with varying levels of familiarity with statistical terms and quantitative research methods
  • Other duties as assigned by the Center’s directors
  • Support operations for complex survey projects by monitoring performance and quality and identifying process improvements while building positive relationships with project teams and delivering high-quality work
Qualifications for survey assistant
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and manage day-to-day tasks
  • This will include but not limited to placing of specially adapted Scopus targets/ Prisms in line with Surveyors instructions, moving and positioning of Survey equipment
  • Necessary onsite Training will be given by Scopus Surveyor to ensure Survey Assistant is familiar and competent with Survey requirements expected
  • A suitable working vehicle and valid driver’s license are required for this position and
  • In addition to project management, the role involves the performance of detailed tasks such as developing and executing staff training, writing and reporting, and preparing materials for delivery to our clients
  • Contribute to methodological and operational decision-making, monitor performance, and apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to ensure projects achieve their goals on time and within budget
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a survey assistant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for survey assistant
  • Apply techniques in next-generation sequencing, genomics, transcriptomics, metagenomics, and bioinformatics to topics in biodiversity and systematics in order to understand mechanisms of diversification, including phylogenomics, speciation, adaptation, and population-level processes
  • Provide authoritative and current information on the results of research projects for the public, other scientists, industry, and/or governmental agencies, and have the ability to communicate research results through writing and public speaking
  • Potentially integrate research program with biological collections to help highlight the role of collections in biodiversity research and to leverage collection holdings as resources for genomic biology
  • Prepare internal reports, reports to sponsoring agencies, and scientific reports for distribution via Survey publications
  • Supervise and lead staff to achieve success and foster a culture of innovation and high-level performance at both individual and organizational levels
  • Advise and/or supervise students or serve on graduate advisory committees as appropriate
  • Develop an independent research program aimed at applying innovative structural-geology methods and techniques to understand mechanisms and impacts of resource (hydrocarbons, carbon storage, geothermal energy, water) development, apply structural geology knowledge to ground water and seismic hazard issues, and to address structure, geomechanical, and/or tectonic issues in general
  • Develop and contribute to proposals for external funding and secure funding to support independent research
  • Publish the results of original research in peer-reviewed scientific journals and other comparable publication outlets with rigorous review processes
  • Prepare internal reports, reports to sponsoring agencies, and scientific reports for distribution to constituents and publication in ISGS publication series
Qualifications for survey assistant
  • Demonstrated expertise in a specialized area of research
  • Genomic bioinformatics skills sufficient to incorporate analyses of Big Data into the research program
  • Ability to establish an independent research program
  • Ability to effectively acquire and manage project funds and resources
  • Ability to effectively manage research as a principal investigator and effectively supervise and mentor associated personnel
  • Early career track record for publishing high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific journals
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Survey Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a survey assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for survey assistant
  • Serve on advisory committees, within the ISGS, PRI, or University, and externally
  • Address wildlife ecology, conservation, and management of mammals, with an emphasis including, but not limited to, disease ecology, spatial modeling, urban ecosystems, or climate change relating to the field of wildlife ecology
  • Provide authoritative and current information on results of research projects for the public, other scientists, industry, and governmental agencies, and communicate research results through writing and public speaking
  • Advise and/or supervise students and serve on graduate advisory committees as appropriate
  • Strengthen the Forbes Biological Field Station's research program which must include waterfowl ecology, but other study areas such as wading bird/shorebird and wetland ecology, large river habitats, habitat restoration, and conservation and management within a regional agricultural ecosystem are welcome
  • Provide leadership, direction, and overall administration for the development, coordination, and implementation of scientific research and service programs undertaken and provided by the Forbes Biological Station
  • Work closely with INHS Director, account managers, and Finance staff on budgetary and expenditure issues
  • Develop an independent research program aimed at innovative and strategic development/applications of seismic geophysical methods
  • Publish the results of original research in peer-reviewed scientific journals and other comparable publication outlets
  • Prepare internal reports, reports to sponsoring agencies, and scientific reports for distribution to constituents and publication in Survey publication series
Qualifications for survey assistant
  • Taxonomic expertise
  • Record of active participation in professional societies and associations
  • Demonstrated expertise in specialized area of research
  • Ability to establish and sustain an independent research program
  • Early career track record for publishing in high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • Expertise and knowledge in the application of structural geological and/or geomechanical and geophysical methods associated with examination of subsurface resource development including regional stress fields and fracture/fault behavior

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