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Survey Crew Chief

Company: Bartlett & West
Location: jefferson city
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is the leader of the survey staff on the job site. Responsible for directing and supervising survey crew, ensuring safe work practices and interaction with contractors and clients. Receives day-to-day direction from Survey Manager(s) and/or land surveyor.

Veterans encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Directs, manages and participates in the field production of topographic and boundary surveys as well as other survey tasks.
  • Serves as safety liaison in field with oversight to ensure staff perform duties in safe and effective manner.
  • Responsible for daily direction and mentorship of survey team.
  • Maintain and operate GPS and conventional surveying instruments.
  • Write and organize field notes.
  • Read construction plans to ensure accurate area to be surveyed.
  • Calculate and execute field layout with proper procedures and positioning.
  • Provides performance information on all project team members to the survey manager or project manager.
  • Works directly with both internal and external clients and contractors as directed.
  • Operates company vehicles, and is responsible for company vehicle(s) and equipment on project site. Ensures all equipment has been accounted for and properly stored at conclusion of work day.
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Extensive survey knowledge related to field process, equipment, and techniques
  • Highly motivated with effective communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to lead, manage, train, and mentor others
  • Ability and aptitude to interpret and understand plans and specifications
  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility, flexibility and leadership
  • Team oriented and ability to get along with others
  • Advanced math skills including trigonometry
  • Proficiency in MS Office and technical software
  • Effective problem-solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to pass safety classes (including CPR and First Aid) and exhibit safety oriented mentality
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge and/or experience in survey software/CAD software and Trimble Business Center
  • Ability to embrace new technologies and processes
  • Education:

    High school diploma or equivalent required. Two-year technical degree from accredited engineering/surveying curriculum preferred.

    Experience:

    3+ years surveying experience required. Experience leading survey crews preferred. Working knowledge in MS Office and technical software preferred. LSI or ability to obtain within 2 years preferred. CPR/First Aid certified or ability to obtain certification required.

    Travel Expectations:

    Overnight travel is required. Survey Crew Chief travels in company vehicle or personal vehicle to project site staying near project site during the work week with expenses paid. Depending on base location of employee and/or project work, position travels up to 75% of the time. Valid drivers license with good driving record required.

    Other Information:

    This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing under the authority of the Federal Railroad Administration. The selected candidate will be required to pass a DOT FRA drug test as a condition of employment in this position.

    The selected applicant will also be required to complete a back-ground check. An applicant with a confirmed positive test result in the past (or the equivalent) that has not successfully completed all rehabilitation program requirements and follow-up testing requirements is not eligible for this position.

    Physical & Working Conditions:

  • Lifting: Occasional maximum lift of 80 lbs. from floor to waist; occasional maximum carry of 40 lbs, 200 feet; frequent maximum carry of 20 lbs. up to 1 mile; occasional maximum vertical push force of 100 lbs.
  • Work is primarily outside and will have exposure to extreme weather conditions and nature elements. Will need appropriate clothing for extreme weather conditions.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, crawl and balance for extended periods of time.
  • Position will have extensive walking.
  • Must be able to navigate difficult terrain, including un-even surfaces, ditches, steep slopes, etc.
  • Must be able to use hands for carrying items, operating devices and/or equipment, and operating ATV vehicle.
  • Must be able to lift/carry items (i.e. chainsaws, generators, sledgehammers, jackhammers, hand tools, etc.)
  • *Post offer, pre-employment lifting test will be required.

    This job description is not designed to cover or contain a listing of all functions and responsibilities that are required of this position. Employee owners are expected to take on additional responsibilities as requested.

    Bartlett & West partners with businesses and communities to build smarter, stronger, more connected infrastructure. From railroad GIS to industrial parks and city planning, we provide innovative technology and engineering solutions to clients worldwide. With deep industry knowledge and a passion for creative problem solving, we engineer better tomorrows.

    An offer is contingent upon successfully passing the pre-employment drug screen. Drug screen will need to complete within 48 hours of being contacted.

    Nearly all positions at Bartlett & West can require employee-owners to operate a motor vehicle on public roads in the course of their duties. Accordingly, all employees may be required to have acceptable driving records and to provide an authorization to the Company to periodically obtain MVR reports.

    Bartlett & West partners with businesses and communities to build smarter, stronger, more connected infrastructure. From railroad GIS to industrial parks and city planning, we provide innovative technology and engineering solutions to clients worldwide. With deep industry knowledge and a passion for creative problem solving, we engineer better tomorrows.

    Bartlett & West is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Keywords: Bartlett & West, Jefferson City , Survey Crew Chief, Other , jefferson city, Missouri

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