Survey Party Chief I
Merrick & Company is seeking high energy, dynamic and experienced Survey Party Chief to be based work out. The position will be based out of our Charlotte, NC office. Local candidates only.
Merrick & Company is seeking career minded individuals for challenging projects including all types of Land Surveying related work. Projects include Boundary, ALTAs, Easement/ Right-of Way Surveys, Topographic surveys; GPS control surveys, design surveys, Aerial mapping ground support, Terrestrial LiDAR, and with an emphasis on construction layout. Will work under responsible charge of a professional land surveyor.
Lead field crew(s) in day to day operations, coordinate daily with chief of parties, ensure field crew is properly equipped with personal protection equipment and following company safety procedures, coordination with contractors and clients on project sites, preparation of field notes and sketches, adherence to local, state, and federal survey regulations, accurate completion of daily timesheets, crew reports, vehicle inspections, and data downloading procedures, coordinates with chief of parties for company vehicle and survey equipment maintenance and perform office work as directed.
· Prefer Associates or Technical Two year degree with survey related courses.
· Minimum of six (6) years’ surveying experience with two (2) years’ experience as Party Chief
· Valid driver's license and a good driving record required.
· Experience with Trimble Business Center preferred
· Experience with Trimble GPS, Trimble Access and Total Station preferred.
· Ability to work independently preferred
· Some travel is required.
· Must have experience with Easement/Right-of Way Surveys, Platting, ALTA’s, boundary surveys (retracement and route), property descriptions, topographic surveys, as-built surveys, and construction staking.
· Experience performing survey related research is desired.
· Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality
· Local candidates preferred.
· Physically mobile in and around construction sites and field assignments
· Comfortable with working in steep terrain and heights.
· Ability to carry survey instruments and equipment.
· Ability to climb ladders.
· Lift 50 pounds
The worker is subject to variable climate and environmental conditions including but not limited to extreme cold and heat.
Apply on line only. No e-mail, hard copy or third party resumes accepted.
Merrick & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), unique work-life benefits, continuing education and training through the Merrick Learning Institute.
We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievement through benefits and competitive salaries.
Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.