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Survey Party Chief
Dewberry Frederick, MD

Survey Party Chief

Frederick, MD
Expired: April 17, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Info

Dewberry is currently looking for a Survey Party Chief to perform a variety of tasks associated with land surveying, GIS and civil engineering projects in our Frederick, MD office location.  The selected candidate will have a track-record for understanding the importance of ownership of a given project or task and the value of a quality deliverable to our diverse client base.  If you are inquisitive, solutions driven, have pride in your work product and have a broad experience base, we hope to talk with you regarding this position and career potential at Dewberry.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. The Fairfax, Virginia based firm is locally and family-owned. What sets us apart from our competitors is our people. At Dewberry, we seek exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. By joining our firm, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for over 60 years.

  • Perform all aspects of land surveying, GPS control, control using robotic total stations, ALTA surveys, property surveys, topography and existing conditions surveys, utility and as-built recovery and construction stakeout
  • Other duties as assigned

  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience as a Party Chief
  • Ability to operate Robotic Total Stations and fluent in GPS, static, RTK and RTN collection protocols
  • Familiarity with Trimble TSC3, TSC5 or TSC7 Data Collectors
  • Familiarity with Carlson Survey software a plus
  • Sufficient knowledge to handle most survey-related tasks in the field to include the ability to review and understand construction drawings and perform associated layout
  • Experienced in reading and understanding deeds and plats
  • Experienced in recovery of boundary evidence in the field
  • Ability to collect as-built and topographic data, provide sketches and work with survey technicians to develop superior mapping products
  • Ability to work  under rigorous conditions
  • Utility locating experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be reliable 

Additional Requirements:

  • Must understand the importance of the deliverable and have a track record of ownership with regard to all projects and assignments and be a team player
  • Have the ability to work out of town, flexible with work area
  • Must have a valid driver's licnese, clean driving record and be able to maintain a valid driver’s license in order to operate company vehicle
  • Must be able to pass drug/alcohol screening
  • Physically able to work outdoors in all weather conditions and terrains.
  • Ability to repetitively stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 50 lbs; includes body weight, equipment, tools and boxes, in addition to ability  to stand for long periods of time on varied surfaces


Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employees. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.

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Dewberry job posting for a Survey Party Chief in Frederick, MD with a salary of $24 to $35 Hourly with a map of Frederick location.