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Survey Party Chief - Herndon, VA
Bowman Herndon, VA

Survey Party Chief - Herndon, VA

Herndon, VA
  • Full-Time

Perform a variety of field tasks associated with surveying & geospatial data collection.

Key Responsibilities

Leadership and Direction

  • Perform work under moderate supervision. Receive direction on moderately complex assignments, tasks, and execution. Work is frequently reviewed by more senior staff to ensure application of sound techniques and principles. Review work produced by junior staff for quality assurance.

At the Operational and Company Level

  • Assist with the marketing of the firm's capabilities to establish new clients and enhance relationships.

Do the Work

  • Provide day-to-day supervision of assigned survey field crew on quality and survey methodology, including training and mentoring of junior level employees.
  • Coordinate with contractors to provide survey services.
  • Identify controls for property lines and make the appropriate decisions regarding how to proceed with the survey.
  • Gather all necessary information needed to properly conduct the survey in the most time efficient manner and assign tasks to crew members.
  • Discuss work with clients, as necessary.
  • Make calculations and maintain records essential to survey.
  • Ensure that assigned survey truck is properly maintained.
  • Maintain and inventory all assigned equipment.
  • Communicate with management to maximize efforts and man-hours.

Success Metrics and Competencies

Ideal candidate will consistently demonstrate...

  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization and external partners.
  • Practice and promote our core value of safety & well-being, including safety training, safety talks, JSAs, wearing PPE, etc.
  • Highly motivated and problem-solving attitude.
  • Strong sense of urgency in responding to constituents.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to quality.
  • Commitment to promoting the reputation of the company through quality of work.
  • Aspirations to grow professionally and advance within the company.

Education, Work Experience, Licensure/Certifications, and Technical Requirements

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent commensurate experience required.
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Three or more (3+) years of experience working on a land surveying party.
  • Prior Party Chief experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Civil3D preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction stakeout procedures and practices.
  • Familiar with field procedures for performing boundary and ALTA/NSPS land title surveys.
  • Ability to perform all aspects of data collected from field topographic surveys, road frontage cross-section surveys and as-built surveys.
  • Through knowledge of total station, GPS and data collection, with the ability to adapt to new equipment and technologies.
  • Ability to work outside in all seasons.
  • Ability to travel and work out of town.
  • Must hold a valid state driver's license and successfully pass a motor vehicle check, no exceptions.

Physical Demands and Working Environment

  • Primarily outdoor work environment which may include adverse weather conditions, varying temperatures, excessive noise, and/or potential hazards.
  • Mobility around a job/construction site to include walking, bending, crawling, climbing, squatting, or kneeling and wearing of required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Frequent and prolonged use of data collection equipment and/or drones, necessitating walking the assigned study area to complete data collection over the course of several hours.
  • Primarily local travel during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be required according to the needs of the business.
  • Occasional indoor professional office environment which may include bright/dim light, noise, fumes, odors, and traffic.
  • Mobility around an office environment.
  • Occasional lifting or carrying up to 20 pounds.
  • Occasional pushing or pulling up to 20 pounds.
  • Occasional reaching outward or above shoulder.

Note: While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, it is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary at any time with or without notice.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)



13461 Sunrise Valley Dr

Herndon, VA
20171 USA



Posted date

June 28, 2023

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