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Survey Party Chief

CSRS, Inc. Baton Rouge, LA

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Job Description

Summary of Essential Job Function

Job Summary:

A Survey Party Chief is required to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of survey computations, types of surveys and field equipment operations. The individual in this position is well versed containing supervisory skills and a detailed working knowledge of standard field and office procedures. The Party Chief has knowledge of the principles of the profession and various technical standards. Specific project elements will further describe the requirements related to this position. The Party Chief must know how to perform construction staking, boundary, topo, ALTA and GPS experience is required.  

 

Summary of Essential Job Function 

1) Types of Surveys  

a) Know the principles and methods used in performing a variety of types of surveys such as: photo control surveys, state plane coordinate surveys, public land surveys, metes and bounds surveys, GPS surveys, construction surveys, topographic surveys, ALTA / NSPS surveys and as-built surveys. 

 

2) Field Equipment & Instruments

a) Extensive knowledge of proper field surveying procedures 

b) A comprehensive knowledge of caring for, cleaning, and use of a variety of surveying tools and equipment

c) Performs checks and basic field adjustments on rods, compass, transits, levels, tribrachs, total stations, robotic total stations, data collectors, tripods, and GPS equipment. Some historical knowledge is required.

 

3) Survey Computations  

a) Have extensive knowledge of trigonometry, geometry and algebra as related to traverse, inverse and intersection computations. 

b) Perform horizontal and vertical traverse adjustments, area and quantity computations, and horizontal and vertical curve computations.

 

4) Control Points: Horizontal & Vertical 

a) Know when to use, how to obtain, and how to interpret control point records and data sheets, as well as locate points in the field.

 

5) Field Operations 

a) Have knowledge of a wide variety of surveying field operation methods including but not limited to: traversing; triangulation; repeating observations and construction staking field verifications using plan measurements

b) Know procedures for GPS surveys.

 

6) Field Notes 

a) Create, reduce, and check orderly field notes for standard surveying operations such as but not limited to: primary control, leveling, traversing, topographic mapping, construction layout, as-built surveys, boundary surveys, profile and cross section surveys.

 

7) Plan Reading & Preparation 

a) Have knowledge and understanding of plan reading and preparation (i.e. site plans, boundary plans, highway plans, profiles and cross sections, horizontal and vertical curves, pipeline plans, foundation plans, and developing existing and finished contours).

 

8) First Aid & Safety 

a) Basic knowledge of treatment practices for a variety of medical emergencies. Have a general knowledge of traffic control and safety procedures for surveying and construction operations including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards.

 

9) Principles of the Profession 

a) Have knowledge of ethics and the various technical standards of groups such as ALTA, NGS, NSPS, ACSM, BLM, and ASCE. 

b) Show responsibility in the profession (i.e. attire, honesty, respect for personal property) and awareness of related professional associations.

 

10) Office Operations  

a) Using hand calculations or computer software, entering field data and produce positional information (i.e. leveling, traversing, as-built surveys, topographic mapping).

b) Have a knowledge and familiarity with general applications of computer aided drafting (CAD). Have knowledge of microcomputer operating system, and hardware peripherals.

 

11) Supervisory Skills

a) Have a basic knowledge and familiarity with: client contacts, dealing with the public and governmental agencies, field crew management, scheduling, equipment and supplies management.

b) Have knowledge of general company policies as they relate to field and office operations, office work flow procedures, and field and office problem solving techniques. 

c) Have knowledge of proper record keeping, time keeping, and job charges. 

d) Responsible for coordinating and supervising field work, staking and stake marking for a variety of standard types of surveys. 

Company Description
CSRS, Inc. has been leveraging innovation and leadership to improve and revitalize our communities for more than 41 years. With a culture of creative thinking –and our background in engineering and architecture – we bring balance between big ideas and technical expertise to deliver a successful project every time. Established in 1978, CSRS is a leader in the delivery of infrastructure and program management, serving public and private organizations across the Southeast - Building Stronger, Smarter Communities Together.

Qualifications

Five-Year Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Architecture from a NAAB Accredited University
Registered Architect (preferred)
Minimum 15 years of experience working as an architect in the architecture field with a minimum 5 years of progressive architectural project management experience
Minimum 3-year background in food service, preferably with quick service restaurant projects, retail and/or corporate prototypes (preferred)
Strong proven leadership, client management and project coordination abilities
Experience in construction document production, permit acquisition and shop drawing review
Required thorough working knowledge of Autodesk (Revit and AutoCAD), Adobe (Photoshop and InDesign) and all Microsoft Office platforms
Ability to cultivate relationships, both inside and out of the office
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Professional drive, passion and self-direction

CSRS, Inc.

Why Work Here?
We are a fast growing and leading AEC firm with an awesome culture. Great benefits and we leave at noon on Fridays!

CSRS, Inc. has been leveraging innovation and leadership to improve and revitalize our communities for more than 41 years. With a culture of creative thinking –and our background in engineering and architecture – we bring balance between big ideas and technical expertise to deliver a successful project every time. Established in 1978, CSRS is a leader in the delivery of infrastructure and program management, serving public and private organizations across the Southeast - Building Stronger, Smarter Communities Together. Qualifications Five-Year Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Architecture from a NAAB Accredited University Registered Architect (preferred) Minimum 15 years of experience working as an architect in the architecture field with a minimum 5 years of progressive architectural project management experience Minimum 3-year background in food service, preferably with quick service restaurant projects, retail and/or corporate prototypes (preferred) Strong proven leadership, client management and project coordination abilities Experience in construction document production, permit acquisition and shop drawing review Required thorough working knowledge of Autodesk (Revit and AutoCAD), Adobe (Photoshop and InDesign) and all Microsoft Office platforms Ability to cultivate relationships, both inside and out of the office Excellent verbal and written communications skills Professional drive, passion and self-direction

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