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Job Description

We are currently seeking a Party Chief to join our survey group. The selected person will be responsible for the overall completion of the field survey phase of specific projects, perform field computations necessary for the completion of task assignments; complete daily report cards, prepare field note sketches, document assignments, manage survey crew and give field time estimates for specific tasks.


High school diploma or GED.

Courses in mathematics and surveying.

Minimum of 5 years of experience working on a land surveying party.

Thorough knowledge of residential and commercial construction stakeout procedures and practices.

Familiarity with field procedures for performing boundary and ALTA/ACSM land title surveys.

Ability to perform all aspects of topographic surveys, road frontage cross-section surveys and as-built surveys.

Thorough knowledge of total station and data collection, with the ability to adapt to new equipment and technologies.

Ability to work outside in all seasons.

Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.


Responsible for oversight of survey field crew and related surveying responsibilities.

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 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.

Insure that assigned survey truck is properly maintained.

Maintain and inventory all assigned equipment.

Respond appropriately to all employee performance issues of assigned survey field crew.

Communicate with management to maximize efforts and man-hours.

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