Job: Survey Crew Chief - Urbandale, IA, GeoSearch, Inc., Urbandale, IA
**Relocation Assistance Available!**
Experienced Survey Party Chief for construction layout and other duties related to Engineering and Land Surveying. Duties would include: Construction Staking, Topographic Survey and Utility Mapping, Alta Land Title Surveys, Boundary and Retracement Surveys, and As-Built Surveys
Minimum of 4 years of experience in Construction Layout.
Must have demonstrated abilities with functioning in one and two person survey crews.
Have a strong mathematic background and perform mathematical calculations related construction and surveying.
Have a working knowledge and ability to read construction plans and specifications.
Prepare and maintain records, logs, field books and other related documentation.
Ability to carry/lift a minimum of 50-80 lbs. and traverse over uneven terrain, up and down hills, active construction sites, undeveloped ground and wooded sections.
Ability to dig up Property Corners and cut line through the woods on Boundary Surveys.
Ability to pound, Property Corners to be set, in the ground. In the winter the ground will be frozen.
Ability to pound wood hubs in the ground on Construction Surveys and Ability to climb down into a trench where Utilities are being built to “as-built” the Utility Line.
Ability to pull and move 80 lb. Manhole Covers. Sometimes up to 20-30 a day.
Knowledge of operating and maintaining survey equipment including Trimble GPS, Trimble Robotic Total Station, Trimble Base Stations and TSC 7 Data Collectors with Trimble Access Software.
Have excellent communication skills and use of appropriate social skills to interact with coworkers, supervisors and the general public to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Reliable, regular and punctual attendance a must.
Ability to work 50-60 hours per week during Construction Season.