Survey Crew Chief (Geomatics)
Durham, NC US
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description

McAdams is a full-service land planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering and geomatics firm located in North Carolina and Texas. We seek a partnership with our clients to create meaningful experiences through inspired design. Our employees are what makes McAdams different. We bring “experiences” to the forefront of everything we do and to do that takes special people.

Position Purpose
Responsible for operations of a field survey crew including managing and mentoring Instrument Operators. Prepare and manage field notes and field data files and return them to office support staff daily.

Essential Functions + Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the operation of a field survey crew
  • Demonstrate an ability to prepare proper field notes and manage field data files in a manner that they can be easily interpreted by office support staff
  • Turns in notes and field files daily
  • Organize and maintain all equipment and vehicles
  • Maintain good client relations to foster and perpetuate long-term relationships
  • Manage and mentor field personnel to ensure that project objectives are met under budget and in a timely manner
  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions

  • 5+ years of experience in survey field work
  • Knowledge of TDS Software, Trimble Robotics, GPS equipment
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Hardworking and detail-oriented
  • Candidates must have a valid driver’s license
  • Candidates will have to successfully pass a motor vehicle records check, drug test, and functional assessment

  • 5+ years of experience as a Crew Chief in Construction Staking and/or Surveying preferred
  • CAD experience preferred

All applicants must be authorized to work in the US.  McAdams does not sponsor applicants for employment-based visas.

We participate in E-Verify. Information from all employees’ Form I-9 is used to confirm work authorization.

EOE: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  We are equal opportunity employers.  Decisions regarding hiring, promotions and terminations are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (over 40), disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other legally protected status.



Special Notes/Instructions
No sponsorship or relocation available for this position. Candidates will have to successfully pass an MVR check, drug test and functional assessment.
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5 to 6 years
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