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Survey Party Chief

Job Information
LocationCivil Engineering Jobs in Phoenix, AZ
Salary$70,000- $60,000
Job TypePermanent
EducationHS Diploma or Equivalent
Experience3-5 years

Job Description

One of our clients in the Valley of the Sun has an opportunity for a Survey Party Chief to join their Tempe, Arizona survey team. This individual will be responsible for the oversight of survey field crew and related surveying responsibilities. Assignments include large scale projects that demand significant resources, as well as crowded in-fill projects with extremely tight tolerances. In other cases, they conduct boundary surveys to support complex, rapidly-moving real estate transactions, and perform sophisticated three-dimensional modeling utilizing high definition laser scanning techniques. Apply today for an exciting opportunity for a great and growing company!


•Provide day-to-day supervision of assigned survey field crew on quality and survey methodology, including training and mentoring of junior level employees.

•Coordinate with contractors to provide survey services.

•Identify controls for property lines and make the appropriate decisions regarding how to proceed with the survey.

•Gather all necessary information needed to properly conduct the survey in the most time efficient manner and assign tasks to crew members.

•Discuss work with clients, as necessary.

•Make calculations and maintain records essential to survey.

•Ensure that assigned survey truck is properly maintained.

•Maintain and inventory all assigned equipment.

•Respond appropriately to all employee performance issues of assigned survey field crew.

•Communicate with management to maximize efforts and man-hours.


•High school diploma or GED, Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree preferred.

•Courses in mathematics and surveying.

•Minimum of three to five (3-5) years of experience working on a land surveying party.

•Prior Party Chief experience in the land development industry is a plus.

•Knowledge of AutoCAD and Civil 3D preferred.

•Through knowledge of residential and commercial construction stakeout procedures and practices.

•Familiar with field procedures for performing boundary and ALTA/ACSM land title surveys.

•Ability to perform all aspects of data collected field fun topographic surveys, road frontage cross-section surveys and as-built surveys.

•Through knowledge of total station, GPS and data collection, with the ability to adapt to new equipment and technologies.

•Ability to work outside in all seasons.

•Must be willing to travel.

•Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record required. NO EXCEPTIONS.

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