Survey Party Chief or Technician

Structures Recruiting - Maryland (30+ days ago)

Party Chief/Suervey Technician Job Summary

The Party Chief/Survey Technician will be responsible for the project’s survey needs.

Responsibilities and Duties of the Party Chief/Survey Technician

  • Establishes and monitors construction layout for both temporary and permanent work elements
  • Fully utilizes survey equipment, software and survey systems in performing and managing project surveying for the construction of the project
  • Works with engineering and construction operations to establish survey needs
  • Coordinate with field crews and Survey Manager to support field operations
  • Find potential issues ahead of time and be able to problem solve
  • Ability to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities and groups of people who need to cooperate to achieve maximum efficiency
  • Executes additional duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Minimum 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to communicate with a vast range of support entities including Engineers, Superintendents, and Inspectors
  • Possess strong problem solving abilities to address and solve survey challenges associated with construction operations
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications and translate into survey data for layout in the field
  • Good attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Strong AutoCAD and Microstation skills
  • Survey experience on transportation projects, including both bridges and roads.
  • Knowledge and experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Organizational ability – able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities and projects. Able to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach.
  • Ability to work nighttime operations and/or weekend operations, if necessary

Job Type: Full-time


  • Survey Party Chief: 3 years
  • Surveying: 3 years