Position Title: Field Survey Crew Chief
Group: Surveying Services
Job Relationships: 

  • Supervisor: Manager, Surveying Field Services
  • Supervises: Field Survey Crew as assigned

Primary Purpose: Performs all necessary field operations in order to accumulate data of existing conditions, as well as layout of architectural/engineering and related designs.  Oversees work schedules of instrument men, rod men and co-ops.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  1. Perform all necessary work to complete all types of boundary, topographic, ALTA and construction survey projects.
  2. Assume responsibility for technical quality of field surveying operation for the crew they are assigned.
  3. Implements work procedures to insure accurate results.
  4. Oversees the day-to-day activities of the instrument operator and rod man for his crew.
  5. Works with project engineer to resolve discrepancies between field conditions and design drawings.
  6. Responsible for safe operation of field crew surveying equipment, transportation and associated field equipment.
  7. Performs necessary field measurements of existing property monumentation, fence lines and structures to assist in determining the correct position of boundary lines.
  8. Responsible for completion of projects within the budgeted time and manpower resources.
  9. Responsible for checking accuracy of reduced field notes.
  10. Responsible for transfer of electronic field data to office computer software.
  11. Responsible for recording accurate, detailed and complete field notes.
  12. Other miscellaneous duties.
  13. Other duties as assigned.


Five to ten (5-10) years experience as Crew Chief in boundary survey work.  Topographic, ALTA, GPS and construction surveying experience also required.  Professional registration as a land surveyor is desired but not necessary.

Please submit your resume to Kayla Walker, [email protected].

MSP Surveying Department