Survey Party Chief will plan, organize, and direct work of survey crew for pipeline projects.
Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
-Locate, review, and research job locations for identifying landmarks, physical objects, and significant land changes that would affect the survey
-Supervise the work of the survey crew, evaluate priorities and coordinate and organize the work efforts
-Supervise the standard of work being performed and derive the necessary field calculations from work completed
-Supervise the maintenance of instruments and equipment
-Ensure that angles, distances, and other collected information are accurate and conform to regulations and standards
-Consult with computer operators and assist the final production of work performed
-Coordinate findings of the work with engineering personnel, clients, and others concerned with project
-Research previous survey evidence, maps, deeds, physical evidence, and other records to obtain data needed for surveys
-Determine methods and procedures for establishing or reestablishing survey control
-Keep accurate notes, records, and sketches to describe work performed
-Complete daily logs and collect and review survey crews' weekly timesheets and expense reports.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
-Minimum of 5 years pipeline surveying experience
-Minimum of 2 years experience leading a survey crew
-Familiarity with commonly used surveying terms and with the use and care of survey tools and other survey field equipment used for measuring, sighting, and leveling
-Familiarity with and proficiency in the operation of survey equipment such as the Total Station/Data Collector, Level, and various Global Positioning System (GPS) methods
-Familiarity with the latest software for downloading survey data from data collectors
-Knowledge in the various methods of surveying long routes in general, and pipelines specifically
-Strong leadership skills, work ethic, and team-player attitude
-Strong technical, documentation, and organizational skills.
Position Location :Oneonta, NY