Morgan Corp.
  • 26-Mar-2019 to 25-May-2019 (EST)
  • Training
  • Spartanburg, SC, USA
  • Full Time

Over the past 72 years, Morgan Corp. has expanded to one of the largest diversified heavy construction grading companies in the Southeast. With offices in SC, NC, and GA, and hundreds of employees, Morgan Corp. supports multiple projects and strives to exceed customer expectations while upholding core values.


Morgan Corp. is currently searching for a Machine Control Specialist working out of our corporate headquarters in Spartanburg, SC.   


Job Duties:

Primary responsibility of Machine Control Specialist (MCS) is to support machine control on heavy equipment including GNSS, UTS, integrated 2D, and laser. MCS will be expected to stay abreast of developing technologies related to our industry and make recommendations for action as opportunities arise. MCS will be responsible for analyzing options, recommending action plan, and developing/executing implementation plan.  MCS will report to and work closely with Director of Technology and Training. Work will include both field and office work may include travel to conferences or other best practice training events.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Tracking machine control equipment
    •  Maintain log of:
      1. owned equipment
      2. rental equipment
      3. location
      4. purchase date (age)
      5. installed soft/firmware
      6. Analyze, recommend, and develop/lead implementation plan for in-house GNSS Store for the purpose of managing grade control and survey equipment (location, firmware updates, new purchases, equipment replacement program).
  2. Installations
    •  coordinate with Equipment Division and Sitech to facilitate equipment installation and removal from yellow iron.
    • develop expertise to be able to perform in-house installation and measure-up as needed
  3. Repairs
    • coordinate between projects and Sitech to facilitate diagnostics and repairs
    • develop expertise in diagnositics and basic repairs to serve as first line of defense in solving machine control issues
  4. Training
    •  develop expertise to support in-field and classroom training for machine control operators
    • serve as first point of contact for any questions or other issues related to machine control
  5. Wireless Communication and Cloud Data Storage
    •  Investigate, assist development of proposal, and lead implementation of wireless 2-way communication with GNSS enabled machines at present anticipate utilizing functions within Trimble Earthworks for:
      •  diagnostics,
      • uploading designs,
      • performing remote operator assistance
      • downloading potential production data (blade on ground)
    • Facilitating migration to Trimble cloud (Connected Community) for managing and accessing survey rover and machine control files files to be provided by survey managers
  6. Productivity
    •  Investigate, assist development of proposal, and potentially implement plan to utilize machine productivity reporting and analysis
  7. Other
    •  Equipment Telematics - continue work to leverage technology to help make data driven equipment related decisions
    • Augmented Reality - explore emerging technology and develop/lead implementation as required (Trimble Connect/Hololens)
    • Trimble Business Center - investigate utilizing TBC to support analysis of field data
    • Survey Drone - possible involvement with survey team to analyze drone data.


Required Skills/Experience:

  • Strong organizational and technical problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and collaborative skills
  • Ability to trouble-shoot and support to end users
  • Self-directed
  • Detail/results oriented with ability to analyze data and determine root causes of problems
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Trimble machine control is a plus but not required. Candidates with strong core skills will be considered and trained on the job.
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