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Survey Crew Chief

Westwood Professional Services

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Location: Minneapolis, MN
Type: Full Time
Posted: 05/15/2018
Deadline to Apply: Open - no deadline given by employer
More Information: Westwood Online Posting

Job Duties:

  • Provide technical expertise to internal and external clients
  • Perform field work for land surveying scopes of work including construction staking, boundary location, ALTA, and topography for various project types
  • Organize field staking materials as necessary
  • Operate GPS, total stations and data collectors
  • Transfer files between data collectors and internal company project folders
  • Maintain productive working relationships with all clients and coworkers
  • Adhere to the company’s Safety, Quality Management and Equipment Maintenance policies



  • Ability to effectively lead a survey crew and train/mentor survey crew members
  • Must be able to operate a total station and GPS in both static and RTK modes surveying activities pertaining to control networks, boundaries, ALTA’s, topography, and construction staking.
  • Must be able to operate a motor vehicle with a valid license and clean driving history
  • OSHA 10 and CPR/First Aid or ability and willingness to acquire it
  • Must be able perform tasks and solve problems with a high degree of independence
  • Basic “office suite” computer skills
  • Ability to travel and remain on a project site for extended periods (must have the capability of self-funding the total amount of expenses until reimbursement can be disbursed)


  • An Associate’s Degree in Surveying, Engineering Technology, or related area of study
  • Residential or Commercial development and construction projects
  • Wind energy, solar energy, or related power generation projects
  • Coordinating activities with office personnel, including surveying technicians and engineering staff
  • Experience searching for/recovering Public Land Survey System monuments

Apply online at link included