Red Bank, NJ

Instrument Person

Job Location(s) US-NC-Wilmington | US-NC-Morehead City
Regular Full-Time


Join our Survey/Geospatial team, which offers a full range of survey and geospatial data and mapping services that enable us to collect data faster, safer, and more accurately than ever before. Collect data from the air, ground and subsurface to provide precision data interpretation with us, and accelerate YOUR success to become tomorrow’s industry leader.


  • Will work primarily in the field as Jr. Crew Chief / Instrument Man on a one, two or three-person field crew.
  • Cut and remove brush and undergrowth for line of sight.
  • Reads and understands plans and specifications.
  • Know basic sources of measurement errors.
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Electric Transmission/Distribution and Oil/Gas Pipeline Experience is a plus.
  • Must be physically able to work long hours and carry heavy loads.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills, and effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Attendance, punctuality and reliability are essential requirements.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather. 
  • A valid driver's license and clean driving record required. MVR will be checked and monitored.


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

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to traverse various types of terrain.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Frequently moves and transports equipment weighing up to sixty (60) pounds.
  • Position equipment in proper locations. Constantly repositions self and equipment to collect data from the ground.
  • Uses a hammer, shovel, machete and other equipment for the purpose of data collection.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

Working Conditions/Environment

• Work outside the office is required to complete survey, site investigations, on-site reviews and meetings.
• Outdoor work requires the ability to move about uneven terrain, in wetlands, boating, and being around heavy equipment.
• Occasional exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

What We Offer

At Colliers Engineering & Design, our people are our most important resource. That’s why we are committed to providing all our employees with a safe, comfortable work environment, potential for career advancement, and the ability to impact society through their projects as well as Company sponsored activities.


This dedication begins with supporting a work life balance through a generous compensation package that includes: company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid pregnancy disability leave; short- and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; a company-matched 401(k)/Roth; paid time off that includes parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses and a straight time policy that compensates exempt employees for billable hours worked in excess of 40 billable hours within a work week.


We have also created an internal culture that provides the resources and technology needed to encourage personal and professional growth opportunities through reimbursement for education; a free in-house resource for hundreds of educational and self-enrichment courses; mentorship program; wellness program; Women’s Organization and ongoing philanthropic opportunities.


Apply today to learn how you can join our team of professionals, so we can help you Accelerate Your Success!


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