Survey Crew Chief

LHB has a great opportunity for a Crew Chief to join our Survey Team. The ideal candidate would enjoy traveling throughout the Midwest and enjoy working outdoors in both construction and forest settings. This person will perform field layouts for all assigned sites and review client and government records. Additionally, the Crew Chief may need to plan and schedule survey teams work to meet client project needs and deadlines. To be successful in this role, strong communication is important. You will be interacting with LHB staff, clients, contractors, government officials and general public. Being concise and clear is imperative, both written and orally.

Position Summary:

The responsibilities for this position will include but are not limited to:

  • Performs utility locates & 4-way sweeps
  • Perform calculations required for construction, boundary and topographic surveys
  • Train and evaluate team members performance in the field
  • Assist with ensuring that surveys are in compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations
  • Prepare field notes, reports and necessary project related correspondence
  • Build and maintain solid client relationships with good communication skills while interacting on job sites
  • Work in all weather conditions, near high-volume traffic, stand or walk for long periods
  • Carry up to 50 pounds of surveying equipment over rough and steep terrain
  • Exercise sound independent judgment within general policy guidelines and perform other related work as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1 year of previous experience working as a survey tech and/or crew chief
  • Previous experience with 4-way sweep process
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Upon receipt of an offer of employment, applicants must be able to successfully complete pre-employment onboarding requirements that will include a criminal/civil background check and drug screen, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

LHB does not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AA and/or Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Total Station and GPS
  • Experience using Trimble equipment
  • Experience with ArcGIS and CAD software
  • Ability to evaluate, plan, direct, manage, communicate, engage and oversee projects with varying degree of complexity.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills

Required Submittals:

  • Resume

Closing Date: May 20, 2019

LHB is a multi-disciplinary engineering, architecture, and planning firm known for our design leadership and loyalty to clients. LHB goes beyond good intentions and focuses on measurable performance. We specialize in: public works, pipeline, industrial, housing, healthcare, government, education, and commercial design. LHB is dedicated to being environmentally responsible, reducing long term operating costs, and improving the quality of life for our clients.

LHB has civil, electrical, mechanical, and structural engineers, land surveyors, architects, interior designers, and landscape architects. LHB provides community planning, and designs systems, performance programs, sites, utilities, and buildings. We create performance-based design; utilizing high performance guidelines including ENERGYSTAR and LEED, and measuring success with Performance Metrics™.

Equal Opportunity Employer/ Veterans/ Disabled