The Survey Crew Chief will support the project team by leading field aspects of a project, assisting Project Manager in creating and monitoring project budget, maintaining project schedule, training and mentoring crew members as well as other team members, communicating with management, and assembling and managing project teams and progress, all under minimal supervision. In this role, an employee will be expected to develop and demonstrate proficiency within the following responsibilities and competencies.
● Work with Project Manager / Team Leader to establish project plan and objectives including: timeframes, budgets, staffing, and project schedule.● Direct field Crew Members by assigning responsibilities and overseeing all work performed.● Understand project scope and convey requirements to Crew Members.● Maintain a safe work environment by complying with the client's and/or site-specific Health and Safety.● Perform survey activities such as: leveling, traversing, topographic mapping, as-built surveys, boundary surveys, profile and cross section surveys.● Perform physical tasks such as: line clearing, pounding stakes, setting monuments, and locating critical underground objects.● Record field notes legibly and accurately.● Communicate effectively with crew members and other survey staff using surveying terminology.● Ensure survey crew performance and provide leadership to field crews including: train, supervise, coach, and mentor crew members and less-experienced crew chiefs, assist Team Leader with crew member performance reviews and foster teamwork within the field crews● Assist in project control by adhering to set project parameters.● Recommend changes in design, specifications, budget, and schedule, consistent with project objectives.● Communicate with clients, regulatory agencies, and the public as needed. This communication should be directly controlled by the project manager.● Share project information and other field observations deemed pertinent to the project.● Meet client needs and achieve project profitability by maintaining project budget and schedule and report results to management and/or team.● Ensure product quality and client's reputation by following Product Quality Manual and established standards.● Maintain professional and technical knowledge including reviewing professional and market segment publications and participate in applicable professional societies and trade associations as authorized by Team Leader.
● Willingness to teach and guide employees with little survey knowledge.● Strong professional image, integrity, and commitment to excellence.● Ability to work in all weather conditions.
Technical Skills and Experience:
● Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.● Plan work and select proper tools according to direction from the project manager.● Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures, and objects.● Visualize objects in three dimensions from plans and drawings.● Make decisions based on measurable criteria.● Work at heights without fear.● Must have a valid Driver's License.● Must be able to lift 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time.● Must have excellent attention to detail and strong ability to ensure accuracy.● Ability and willingness to follow instructions that may be written or delivered verbally.● Must be dependable and responsible regarding punctuality and attendance.● Must be able to work starting 6:30 AM, Monday through Friday.● Overtime and weekend work may be needed to meet project deadlines.
● Experience in transportation is preferred.● Highly proficient in mathematics and measurements.● Highly proficient in the principles of performing basic surveys (i.e., leveling, traversing, etc.).● Highly proficient in basic plan reading (i.e., topographic surveys, boundary surveys, etc.).● Knowledge of survey ethics and technical standards.● Highly proficient in construction procedures● Highly proficient in required safety procedures and practices● 5+ years experience
Health Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance.Paid Time Off for Vacation, Sick Days, or Holidays - Accrual starts immediatelyCareer Growth Program - In-House Training to help you grow in our field.401(k) program offers 100% employer match up to 3%.
Sanchez and Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If interested, please submit your resume to moc.prgzehcnas%40sreeracSanchez and Associates participates in the federal E-Verify program.