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Survey Party Chief

Job Title
Survey Party Chief
Job ID
Walnut Creek,  CA 94596
Other Location
  • A high school education or equivalent is required including a background in math, geometry and trigonometry; an Associate degree in surveying and mapping is preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years survey experience is required; a related degree in surveying and mapping may be substituted for a portion of practical experience.
  • Must be experienced in controlling the function of surveying instruments and field calculators.
  • Must have knowledge of boundary evidence search for GLO corners and accessories, property corners and other lines of public and private ownership
  • A working knowledge of AutoCAD, Word and Excel is desired.
  • Must be able to read and understand plans and specifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic sources of measurement errors and must have knowledge to perform analysis of survey data to ensure completeness, accuracy and precision
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principals of construction staking and field markings for roads, bridges, buildings and infrastructure
  • Possess good interpersonal skills, and effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to determine the right tools and equipment to perform the job effectively.
  • Ability to determining causes of operation errors and assist the party chief
  • Ability to download field data into the project downloads directory on the company network drive.
  • Must be able and willing to travel.
  • Attendance, punctuality and reliability are essential requirements.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather.
  • Must have a current CA Driver’s License; must be able to meet company insurability guidelines.
  • PG&E experience preferred but not required.
  • A working knowledge of Trimble Business Center is desired.

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