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Survey Party Chief

Company: Dawood Engineering Inc.
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt Dawood Engineering, Inc., we provide multi‚Äźdisciplined consulting services for a wide range of industries encompassing Transportation, Energy & Land Planning/Site Development. Our engineers and professionals provide Highway Design and Traffic Engineering, Bridge and Structural Engineering, Civil Design, Surveying and Mapping, Pipeline and Associated Facility Design, Geotechnical/Geophysical, Environmental Studies and Water/Wastewater design. Dawood is seeking a Survey Party Chief to support our growing operations in our corporate office in Harrisburg, PA.Job DescriptionThe following job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees with this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job. GENERAL PURPOSE FOR THE POSITIONOperates as the leader of a two (2) or three (3) person survey crew. This position is in charge of daily field activities for various survey tasks and surveying related tasks. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThis is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The Company reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

  • Manages a two (2) or three (3) person survey crew as required to complete different types of survey work assignments.
  • Provides guidance and support to survey instrument operators in the completion of their daily assignments; demonstrates familiarity with the essential duties of survey instrument operators and survey crew members by mentoring these staff members in their professional development.
  • Maintains all assigned equipment in a clean and operable manner; performs equipment calibration checks and provides the accurate documentation to their supervisor, as directed by company policy and procedure; immediately reports concerns and/or problems with assigned equipment to supervisor.
  • Uploads and/or downloads conventional and GPS survey data to a laptop as directed by survey supervisory staff.
  • Uses a calculator to perform simple computations.
  • Operates instruments and measuring devices needed to complete different types of survey work assignments. These devices may include electronic data collector, RTK GPS devices, total stations, automatic levels, etc.; stays current with available equipment technology.
  • Holds level, prism or stadia rod at designated points to assist in determining location and/or elevations of survey points for map making, construction stakeout, mining and other surveys.
  • Uses a sledgehammer to hammer stakes, rebar, nails and other survey markers into the ground at designated points and at specified elevations.
  • Marks survey stakes and survey points with elevation, station number, or other identifying marks with the use of a magic marker, keel, spray paint, scratches, tacks and other marking devices.
  • Measures distance between survey points with cloth tape, and other survey equipment.
  • Uses metal detector and shovel to recover property monumentation and survey control.
  • Cuts and clears brush and trees from line of survey with a machete, brush axe or similar device.
  • Performs courthouse research as required.
  • Drives and maintains assigned work vehicle, which includes checking and maintaining proper fluid levels, logging and reporting mileage and requesting regular maintenance & service at designated mileage intervals.
  • Makes his or herself available for long distance travel requiring overnight stays. QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Keywords: Dawood Engineering Inc., Harrisburg , Survey Party Chief, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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