Party Chief

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/11/17
5 - 7 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/11/17

Party Chief

Tracking Code13513Job Description


Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,400 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT is currently ranked #67 on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms. 


JMT's Richmond Office is looking for a Party Chief to perform as the lead surveyor on a field survey crew and is responsible for the overall completion of the field survey phase of specific projects.


Essential functions and responsibilities:


  • Participates in pre-survey planning meetings with project managers, engineers, and contractor representatives
  • Assigns and monitors work, and provides input for evaluation of members of field survey crew
  • Manages, Instructs and trains survey crew in survey and mapping methods, use of equipment, and field safety procedures
  • Completes project specific daily log sheets, maintains detailed survey field notes and sketches
  • Provides time estimates for specific tasks
  • Performs complex surveying calculations using calculator, computer, and coordinate geometry software such as AutoCAD



  • Advanced knowledge of coordinate geometry and math functions
  • Knowledge of all positions on the Survey crew and capability to utilize all equipment



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 5+ years’ experience in a surveying
  • Experiencewith Total Stations and data collectors, preferably TDS, Carlson & Trimble, Static andnetworkGPS knowledge is a must


Qualifications preferred:


  • Experienceworking with local clients at the county and state level, out of town travel as required.
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