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Total Station Operator — Tempe, AZ

The top talent works for Wilson Electric and it is easy to see why.

  •  #1 Ranked Electrical Contractor in the Southwest
  • 100% Employee Owned
  • Competitive Pay and Best Benefits in the Industry
  • Supportive Team Culture and Healthy Work-Life Balance

We are building opportunities for people who care about exceptional performance and quality of life.

Wilson Electric Services Corp is an Electrical and Special Systems contractor. We have ranked #1 as the Southwest’s leading electrical contractor for the last 18 years! Wilson Electric and NETSIAN Technologies Group form a full-service electrical contractor regularly ranked at the top of the industry for size, sales volume, and customer service.

Would you like to join the Wilson Electric Team?

We are excited to share the opportunity for an experienced Total Station Operator to join our team and look forward to reviewing your resume.

As a Total Station Operator with Wilson Electric, you are responsible for collecting coordinates and providing precise layout in the field for conduit, equipment, light fixtures and more with a high level of precision for commercial electrical jobs. This position integrates constantly with our VDC/BIM department to create accurate drawings and electrical installations.

Your experience in the following areas will drive your success in this role.

  • Ability to operate a Robotic Total Station without assistance
  • Layout construction sites for installation requirements
  • Loading field data into computer
  • Check measurements and review and verify against plans
  • Relaying data/information to VDC/BIM department
  • Maintaining accurate field notes

We have outlined the skill-set necessary for a candidate's success in this role below. 

  • Minimum of 4 years of related experience or an Associates Degree in a related technical field plus two years related experience preferred
  • CST Level II certification preferred
  • Working knowledge of basic Electrical codes and layouts
  • Utilize all survey instruments and tools, calculators, field books, plans and plats
  • Strong math skills including ability to perform all associated mathematical calculations
  • Valid Driver License
  • Must be able to travel between site locations
  • Able to work alone or on a team
  • Comfortable working on construction sites

Physical Requirements

Work requires exposure to construction site environments having temperature extremes, dust, fumes, smoke, hazardous substances, and loud noise levels. Up to 70% of the job may include heavy physical work, heavy lifting, pushing or pulling of material that may weigh from 50 to 100 pounds. The position requires the incumbent to climb and work from ladders, scaffolds or aerial lifts, stand or walk for long periods, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, squat, crawl and work in awkward positions or confined spaces for several hours at a time.

The position requires the unrestricted use of hands, arms, shoulders and the upper and lower back as well as visual acuity and depth perception. Pulmonary capacity must be sufficient to permit the use of an air-purifying respirator if required.


We are an Employee-Owned Company. Our ESOP plan is a 100% employer-sponsored/paid retirement account that has and will continue to change the quality of retirement for our Employee-Owners. We also offer a 401(k) plan with a generous company match. Along with this, we offer excellent and affordable medical, dental, vision, company-paid life insurance, additional voluntary life insurance, short- and long-term disability and a flexible spending account of up to $2,500 which is pre-funded by the company. Employees are eligible for our PTO program as well as paid holidays. Lastly, we offer sponsorship in the Electrical Apprenticeship Program, internal Workforce Development and training opportunities, guaranteed annual reviews and more.

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