Survey Party Chief

Location: Raleigh-Durham, NC
Date Posted: 05-15-2017
SUMMARY:
The Party Chief / Surveyor will be responsible for the project’s total survey needs.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:
  • Establishes and monitors construction layout for both temporary and permanent work elements
  • Fully utilizes survey equipment, software and survey systems in performing and managing project surveying for the construction of the project
  • Works with engineering and construction operations to establish survey needs
  • Coordinate with field crews and Survey Manager to support field operations
  • Find potential issues ahead of time and be able to problem solve
  • Ability to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities and groups of people who need to cooperate to achieve maximum efficiency
  • Executes additional duties and responsibilities as assigned
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to communicate with a vast range of support entities including Engineers, Superintendents, and Inspectors
  • Possess strong problem solving abilities to address and solve survey challenges associated with construction operations
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications and translate into survey data for layout in the field
  • Good attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Strong AutoCAD and Microstation skills
  • Survey experience on transportation projects, including both bridges and roads.  NCDOT experience is a plus
  • While performing essential job functions, the employee is required to frequently inspect and run field survey operations, and will be exposed to ongoing construction. Ability to access all areas of a jobsite is required for the position.
  • Knowledge and experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Goal oriented – able to set goals and achieve them
  • Interpersonal – able to work well and persuade people at all organization levels
  • Organizational ability – able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities and projects. Able to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach.
  • Ability to work nighttime operations and/or weekend operations, if necessary
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