Survey Crew Chief

Woolpert   •  

Miami, FL

Industry: Engineering Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 331 days ago

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The Survey Crew Chief will set-up and operate equipment and instruments used at job sites to measure, record and calculate data for all types of survey projects including: FDOT, topographic surveying, Right of Way mapping, ALTA’s, photo control and LiDAR support. Provide communications Survey Coordinators and leadership, manage field data, maintain field notes and files, and review final drawings.


  • Operate and maintain all surveying and data collection instruments and complete calibration checks
  • Follow required safety standards and guidelines
  • Document written field notes and daily records
  • Research previous survey evidence, maps, deeds, physical evidence, and other records to obtain data needed for surveys
  • Perform calculations utilizing calculator or supplied data collectors
  • Record the results of surveying and verify the accuracy of data with proper field checks recorded
  • Transmit survey data results, which includes sending data to the home office from remote field locations
  • Lead survey crew by providing direction and leadership by demonstrating an attitude for safety, cost control, efficiency and professionalism
  • Direct and mentor two or more-person survey crew to complete field survey tasks, as required
  • Assist in training of staff on field methods and instrument use and care


  • 5+ years of surveying experience using conventional, robotic, or related surveying equipment
  • Prior experience with FDOT Survey Procedures and Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) preferred but not required
  • Proven experience using Trimble GPS and Survey Controller
  • Exhibit working knowledge of the Public Land Survey System
  • Required to have satisfactory results on a Motor Vehicle Record check and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must travel 50% or more to remote field locations, including some overnight stays, as needed
  • Perform tasks and solve problems with a high degree of independence
  • Ability to work extended hours, including some weekends
  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather and terrain conditions
  • Ability to lift approximately 50 lbs. and do repetitive work such as lifting, bending and standing for long periods of time
  • Proven experience providing excellent customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a dynamic environment
  • Strong organizational, time management, attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment; offer constructive feedback and direction to support goals