Survey Party Chief needed in Little Rock, AR
Little Rock, AR
Plans, organizes, and directs work of assigned survey party engaged in surveying earth’s surface to determine precise location and measurements of points, elevations, lines, areas, and contours for construction, land division, titles, or other purposes by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Researches previous survey evidence, maps, deeds, physical evidence, and other records to obtain data needed for surveys.
- Determines methods and procedures for establishing or reestablishing survey control.
- Coordinates survey plans with client, Survey Coordinator, project manager, civil authorities and assigned survey party to ensure all survey needs are met, client needs are met and crew/equipment is used efficiently.
- Ensures all projects are completed according to plan schedules, company policy and production standards.
- Keeps accurate notes, records, and sketches to describe and certify work performed.
- Coordinates findings with Survey Coordinator, clients, and others concerned with project.
- Performs operator maintenance and records keeping on assigned company vehicle and survey equipment.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Directly supervises 1-3 employees in the survey crew. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
COMPETENCIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Detail oriented
- Planning, organizing and coordinating
- Excellent communications skills – Listening, understanding and responding
- Teamwork and Cooperation
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION:Should have designation as LSIT or SI and be working toward achieving the certification as Professional Surveyor to work in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, or Oklahoma.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Must have ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Must be able to identify, record, and complete survey calculations. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
COMPUTER SKILLS: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a valid driver license and have a clean driving record.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions of heat, cold, and precipitation. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.