Survey Crew Chief at Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc.

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Location: Portland, Maine

Job Description:

Survey Crew Chief

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Regular Full-Time


VHB's growing South Portland, ME office has an immediate need for a Survey Crew Chief to join our Survey team.

About Us

WE ARE VHB-a passionate team of engineers, surveyors, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries-serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

    We are creative problem-solvers
  • We work hard, and we give back

  • We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really)

  • We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun!

VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We're growing, and we hope you'll join us!

About the Position

Survey Crew Chief | South Portland, ME


  • Direct the activities of a survey crew in the performance of Boundary/ALTA surveys, Topographic surveys, Construction and post construction surveys, and transportation surveys.

  • Maintain proper care of survey equipment

  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements

  • Maintain documentation of all phases of survey work

  • Perform public records research

  • Use public records in execution of survey field work

Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in reading, understanding, and evaluating the significance of survey, right-of-way, engineering and architectural drawings with respect to each survey project

  • Proficient in operation of total station with electronic data collecting capability

  • Proficient in operation of GPS equipment

  • Proficient in operation of auto level equipment

  • Proficient in field survey methods and techniques

  • Ability to perform tasks independently and to assign and review work of others

  • Detail-oriented

  • Able to think critically

  • Possess excellent communication skills

  • Proficient in fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Team oriented with strong capability to work independently

  • Motivated to lead and mentor others

  • Desire for continued growth in the Land Surveying profession


  • 5+ years of progressive professional land surveying experience

  • Associate or Bachelor degree in Land Surveying/Engineering or related field helpful, but not required

  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil3D desirable, but not required

  • Experience with Microstation, Inroads and OpenRoads desirable, but not required

  • Experience with Leica survey equipment desirable, but not required

  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) desirable, but not required

  • Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record

  • Must be willing to travel and stay overnight for assignments outside local area (anticipated to be less than 15% of assignments)

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs

Please submit applications online.

New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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