Land Survey Party Chief Needed

Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc.

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Job Type

Full Time


Houston, TX

Description :

Overview: This position will work primarily in the field as a Party Chief of a one, two and/or three person field crew.


  • Will accurately operate levels, GPS equipment, total stations with electronic data collecting capabilities and robotic total stations
  • Perform mathematical calculations and checking of field data
  • Take accurate and clear notes and perform note reduction
  • Read and understand plans and specifications
  • Know basic sources of measurement errors
  • Know principles of monumentation, staking and marking


  • High school education or equivalent is required including a background in math, geometry and trigonometry
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role in land surveying
  • Experienced in the operation of surveying instruments and calculators
  • Experience in boundary, topographic and construction staking
  • Proficient in the use of total stations- preferably Leica Total Station, Lecia GPS (connected to Lecia SmartNet GPS network)
  • Must be physically able to work long hours and carry heavy loads- equipment to job sites in all types of terrain and weather conditions
  • Possess good interpersonal skills, and effective written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to work between the hours of 6 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday

Pape-Dawson Engineers is an AA/EEO employer.

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