Survey Tech 4 - Party Chief at Keystone Consultants, LLC

Posted in Architecture 7 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Akron, Ohio

Job Description:

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with organization's policies and applicable laws.


The Survey Tech 4 is assigned a project for which he is the lead crew member of a two or three person field crew.


The Survey Tech 4 will be in charge of the other members of the crew.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 Review crew assignment with the Project Manager, Field Coordinator or Survey Tech 5 who may prepared the Task assignment form.

 Understands the scope and budget for the work to be performed.

 Explain the objective for the day’s assignment to the crew members.

 Meet inspectors or client representative for site specific requirements.

 Is the point of contact between the crew members and the office.

 Leads the crew members to efficiently complete the work for the day.

 Understands how the work of the crew is brought in to drawings.

 Reviews the completed work with Survey Tech 5 to answer deficiencies or to understand improvements to methodologies.

 Solve problems that may arise on the jobsite.

 Accurately complete daily time report.

 Set up and operate instruments and back sight with heights.

 Set up base and rover accurately measure height and record time.

 Draw sketches of control points.

 Understands simple mathematics.

 Converts units of measurement (i.e. inches to tenths of foot).

 Draw clear sketches of survey areas.

 Prepare clear field notes for the work.

 Has thorough understanding of what surveying is and methods used to perform the

particular types of surveys.

 Set up a total station.

 Teach others how to use the total station.

 Ensure that crew members treat each other and customers/venders with respect

and behavior is aligned with organizational values.

 Complete a closed traverse.

 Read a deed, map or plat.

 Identify important features for topographic surveys.

 Identify boundary corners and evidence of occupation.

 Understand bearings and azimuths.

 Perform boundary survey.

 Perform topographic survey.

 Perform stakeout.

 Perform as-built survey.

 Uses the best choice of equipment and methodologies to exceed the expectations of

the client.

 Follow scope of work as defined by contract or client approved changes.

 Efficiently lead the crew members to deliver quality and timely work product.

 Address complaints and provide resolution to ensure quality deliverables

 The Survey Tech 4 will have successful experiences leading a field crew for boundary,
topographic and existing conditions surveys, construction stakeout and as-built surveys.
 Valid Driver’s License.
Physical Demands and Work Conditions:
 Walk over rough terrain.
 Lift or carry over 50 pounds.
 Able to carry standard survey equipment and supplies.
 Continually required to talk or listen.


 Inspires and motivates others to perform well.
 Gives appropriate recognition to others.
 Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
 Looks for ways to improve and promote quality, both within themselves and the team.
 Applies feedback to improve performance of self and others.
 Adapts to changes in the work environment.
 Delegates work assignments.
 Wear proper attire for work conditions.
 Consistently reports to work on time and ready to perform tasks for each day.
 Responds to requests for service and assistance.
 Follows instructions and responds to direction.
 Takes responsibility for own actions.
 Completes work in a timely manner.
 Safety and Security procedures.
 Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
 Uses equipment and materials properly.

Technical Competencies:
 Teach crew members how to set up and operate instruments and back sight with
 Teach crew members how to set up base and rover accurately measure height and
record time.
 Ability to perform surveys for the life cycle of a project (existing, stakeout, as-built).