Survey Crew Chief
Job Type

Job Summary:

In this position, the candidate will perform and lead crew members in activities on a wide variety of surveying projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Take instructions and follow directions.
  • Lead survey crew in executing field surveys accurately and efficiently.
  • Supervise other survey crew members in proper surveying techniques and equipment operations.
  • Provide survey crew leadership in vehicle, instrument and equipment care and maintenance.
  • Develop thorough and accurate field notes, survey reports and calculations.
  • Proactively provide routine communications to supervisors and administrative support staff.
  • Read plans, plats, deeds, and adjust vertical control.
  • Maintain survey equipment.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Conform in all respects with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations,      ordinances and other orders and to all company policies, procedures and directives from supervisors.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested by management.
  • Must be available to travel and work overtime occasionally. 

Working Conditions:

· Work in outdoor environment 95% of the time

· Moderate noise level

· Travel via automobile on daily basis


Education, Training, Experience and Licensing/Certification Requirements:

  • High School diploma.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • A minimum of 3 years survey experience with Survey Crew Chief experience.
  • Proficiency with field survey instruments.
  • Proficiency using laptop computers and data collection software.
  • Must be a self-starter and work with little guidance.
  • Must be able to work independently or as part of a survey crew as required.
  • Must be available to travel and work overtime occasionally.
  • Must be able to clear a background and MVR check.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Must be able to work independently or in a team setting

· Experience with ALTA/NSPS, Topographic, As-Build (Record) Surveys and Construction Staking utilizing the latest technology, proficient using Carlson Surveying Software, Trimble GPS, Robotic Total Station and Leica equipment.

Machines, Tools and Equipment:

· Operate survey instruments and standard office equipment (i.e., personal computer, facsimile, copy machine, etc.)

Physical/Mental Demands:

· Talk, hear, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach

· Ability to lift/push/pull up to 25 pounds daily