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Land Surveying Party Chief

Landpoint is currently looking for an employee with high integrity and an excellent attention to detail in order to fill a position as a Surveying Crew Chief. Travel will be required from time to time at different job sites. You must be familiar with all surveying techniques used for pipeline surveying.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Will work primarily in the field on control, topographic surveys, and pipeline surveys as Party Chief of a one, two or three-person field crew in urban and remote South Texas
  • May also perform some office duties, including data reduction, field note reduction, calculations, data checks and staking computations using survey computer programs and AutoCAD
  • Will accurately run and adjust survey measuring instruments including levels, GPS equipment, and total stations with electronic data collecting capabilities
  • Performs mathematical calculations and field checking of field data
  • Take accurate and clear notes and performs note reduction
  • Reads and understands plans and specifications
  • Know basic sources of measurement errors
  • Know principles of monumentation, staking and marking

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • A high school education or equivalent is required including a background in math, geometry and trigonometry
  • A minimum of 5 years total survey experience, 3 of which as a Party Chief
  • Must be experienced in controlling the function of surveying instruments and calculators
  • Must be proficient in the use of total stations, GPS Receivers and data collectors
  • Must be physically able to work long hours and carry heavy loads
  • Possess good interpersonal skills, and effective written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able and willing to travel
  • Attendance, punctuality and reliability are essential requirements
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather
  • Valid, Insurable Drivers License required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, dealing effectively and reasonably with stress in the workplace without lost time or undue strain. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee may be asked to walk on uneven surfaces, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, hike up and down steep slopes carrying up to 50 pounds of survey equipment, bend, squat, dig monument holes, pound in stakes and rebar monuments, carry and use brush cutting equipment, drive a four-wheeler or snowmobile, climb stairs, sit for extended periods of time, work at a computer terminal for extended periods of time, type/key-in data, and answer telephones frequently as needed. The employee will be required to adhere to the company's policies, safety plan and the project safety plan.

BENEFITS

  • Build your career with our extensive employee training programs
  • Be part of the fastest growing surveying company in the area
  • Company medical Insurance benefits
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Use cutting edge technology to assist you in your daily tasks
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
     

About Landpoint
Our people work on some of the most challenging and high profile projects in the area. Working at Landpoint will provide you with the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse workforce of extremely talented professionals,many of whom are at the top of their fields on projects that impact our world for the better.

As one of the areas largest land surveying and environmental consulting firms, we offer employees countless job opportunities and career paths. Our success depends on attracting the best talent and continuously striving to improve what we do and how we do it.

We are dedicated to providing our people with the support they need to do outstanding work. From our competitive benefits program to a Health and Safety program whose goal is zero workplace injuries, we provide the support you need to excel at your job. There are no barriers to where your talent can lead you.

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