Survey Crew Chief (Beaverton)

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Job Description

Summary: Project level field work that requires knowledge of surveying principles and equipment. The survey Technician must possess good communication skills, knowledge of jurisdictional or company surveying standards, work in a team setting, and be able to supervise and/or give direction to junior staff.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Possesses ability to prepare project related documents, including survey notes.*
  • Communicate effectively with others.*
  • Use network drives, email, and management systems as dictated by project requirements.*
  • Supervise junior staff.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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/Experience: AS in Surveying Technology and four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures and jurisdictional surveying standards. Effective communication skills both verbal and written are desired.

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: To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in the use of surveying equipment and software (Trimble Access or Survey Pro, Trimble Business Center) and network drives, email, and management systems as dictated by project requirements.

Certificates and Licenses: Valid Driver’s License. LSIT desired.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise junior staff.

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 outdoor weather conditions. The employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but occasionally can be high.

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.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

All field personnel are required to wear long pants and work boots. Certain work sites will require the wearing of hard hats which will be provided by the company. Safety vests and shirts are required for all work sites.