Survey Party Chief
Company: Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wads
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Under the direct supervision of the Survey Division Manager the
Survey Party Chief performs technically complex paraprofessional
field surveying duties to support Machine Control Paving, including
profilographing, and construction staking and performs other duties
as required on heavy highway and commercial projects.
candidate would have bridge / roadway construction survey
experience including, staking, setting project control points,
running levels, experience with Trimble and Leica survey equipment,
understanding of plans, machine control models, surfaces,
experience with Trimble business center. Experience with staking
building grid lines, footings, wall lines.
The new hire will be working in a team and eventually task with
solo responsibilities - the responsibilities could change depending
on the assignment.
The hours (60-70+ hours a week) will be long and the ideal
candidate needs to be willing to work at least 6 days a week during
the summer months (peak construction season).
- Assist in
making plane and/or geodetic surveys for construction, topographic,
right-of-way, and control survey projects.
in pre-survey planning meetings with project managers, resident
engineers, and contractor representatives.
- Assist in
survey and mapping methods, use of equipment, and field safety
field survey data through use of conventional and Global
Positioning System (GPS) methods.
- Sets up,
adjusts, and operates surveying equipment, including electronic
total station, data collector, and GPS equipment, in order to
measure distances, elevations, and angles.
field notes and drawings; and performs field surveying for roadway,
bridges, and flood control projects, including installing surveying
construction stakes, tying out existing intersection ties, and
locating or establishing vertical and horizontal control, right of
way, monuments, corners, boundaries, and property
complex surveying calculations using engineering calculator, laptop
computer, personal computer, and graphics and coordinate geometry
(Cogo) software, such as AutoCad-Softdesk.
finished grade sheets, topographic maps, records of survey, corner
records, and other survey reports.
existing record information, including record maps, plans, deeds,
easements, and right-of-way documents
field data records, survey project files, and indexing
- May perform
mapping compliance or other related office survey duties as a
temporary assignment in order to satisfy the training/experience
requirement for the Professional Land Surveyor's
compliance with contract specifications.
upholds all safety polices and standards.
strict adherence to Company policies and procedures.
additional responsibilities as directed.
degree or higher in Civil Engineering or Construction Management or
technical degree or equivalent experience with related trainings /
- A minimum
of 2 year of survey experience in field operations
- A minimum
of 2 year of survey experience with a heavy Civil / Highway
construction company is strongly preferred.
- A minimum
of 2 year of experience with Trimble and Leica equipment, Trimble
business center and understanding of plans, machine controls
communication skills, both verbally and written.
in Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS
- Must be willing to work solo, nights,
weekends, and be willing to travel (from time to time, in the
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