SERB | Grade Checker- Haines, AK

Subsidiary: Colaska Inc.

Southeast Road Builders (SERB) is one of the companies within Colaska Inc., the Colas USA subsidiary that operates throughout the state of Alaska. Established in Haines in 1977, SERB is a well-recognized name in the local community. Offering tailored civil construction services to all, SERB is proud of its reputation of providing excellent customer satisfaction. To learn more about the Colaska Family of Companies, visit

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, encouraging innovation, applying new technology, and improving vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit

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Job Summary

Use survey instruments to establish accurate grade for construction projects with the ability to read and understand plans.  Mathematically inclined to accurately complete many functions of the job.  Must work with site engineers to address problems and be able to communicate well with all operators.  Must be able to walk long distances and do any groundwork crucial to the completion of the contract. Other duties as assigned.


  • College / University Degree
  • Professional Certifications 


Detail orientated.  Willing to learn and take direction.  Must be able to communicate well with co-workers and client representatives.  Must be able to work accurately in fast paced environment.  Must be able to meet all safety requirements and applicable safety policies. Work overtime as necessary.


Reasoning Skills: 

Must work with the site engineers to solve problems and able to communicate will with all operators.

Computer Skills: 

Must be proficient with survey instruments and other related computer hardware and software required for the task.  Experience with Trimble GPS Rovers, Trimble Robotic Total Stations, and Trimble Business Center preferred.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures, safety compliance and governmental regulations. 

Physical Requirements

Must Pass Pre-employment Drug Test 

Must Pass Physical Ability Test

Must be able to walk long distances and do any groundwork essentials to the completion of the contract. Work is performed in office and outdoor environments. Work may require frequent standing, walking, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds. Incumbents in this classification may be exposed to repetitive motion, extreme temperatures and weather, moving traffic, and safely maneuvering in areas under construction.


Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to:

  • to meet the requirements of the role in which you are applying
  • complete any part of the application process
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Please contact Colas Inc. at 973-290-9082 or send an email to

Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage