Surveyor IV - Senior Crew Chief

KLJ - Grafton, ND4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $43,000 - $59,000 a year
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At KLJ, we love engineering, moving forward, and bringing ideas to life. Our work is more than a project, it's a long-term solution for the communities in which we live and work. We are committed to providing an exceptional experience to our customers – every project, every time. We reimagine what projects can be through innovative planning, design, and support of infrastructure projects of all shapes and sizes. Join our team and reimagine what your career can be.

Position Purpose
Provide surveying services for KLJ projects in a timely, accurate, and cost effective manner.

Essential Functions
Supervise the collection of survey field data
Direct gathering of field data
Responsible for quality control and quality assurance
Responsible for compliance with KLJ safety standards
Provide oral and written communication and direction and carry out instruction when given
Plans, organizes, coordinates, prioritizes, assigns and monitors the work of field survey crews
May manage multiple project teams in the field
Participate in and facilitate meetings with stakeholders and clients
Provide direction, review, and support to the group by leading projects; assuring proper practices and techniques

Responsibilities
Survey to determine precise location and measurements of points, elevations, lines, areas, and contours for construction, mapmaking, land division, titles, mining or other surveying related purposes.
Construction staking, planning, reports, maps, plats, deeds, local geography, physical evidence, legal descriptions, and research
Instruct, train, and mentor crew members
May confer with project team members and clients to lead, prepare, and participate in project proposals and interviews
Adhere to project budget and schedule
Effectively deal with difficult situations and confrontation both internally and externally

Qualifications
High school or GED plus eight years of experience; or
Associates Degree plus eight years of experience; or
Bachelor's degree plus 4 years of experience
PLS certification is required
Must have a valid driver's license and be able to operate motorized vehicles

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

The employee is regularly required to:
Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
Talk or hear and communicate clearly

The employee must:
Be able to walk on uneven terrain up to ten miles per day
Frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Hours and Travel
This position requires the individual work 40+ hours per week with 95% of the time spent in the field and 5% in the office.

All applicants must be authorized to work in the US, without employer-sponsorship. KLJ does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas and does not participate in any OPT training program.

Job Posting Close Date: 8/12/2019

Licenses & Certifications
Required
Prof Land Surveyor
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.