Survey Party Chief

A multi-faceted Civil Engineering and Land Surveying firm is immediately seeking a highly motivated Survey Party Chief to join their team in Fort Worth, TX!

The Survey Party Chief’s Responsibilities will include:

  • Collecting survey field data in accordance with established procedures, codes & the requirements specified in individual survey requests.
  • Performing hard physical labor such as cutting & clearing brush lines, driving stakes in the ground, crossing difficult terrain (including creeks, steep slopes, thick underbrush, etc.), and setting iron rods for property corners.
  • Unloading and organizing supplies.
  • Stocking work trucks with the necessary supplies and equipment to perform the daily duties.
  • Carrying heavy equipment & supplies, and setting-up tripods & equipment in the field.
  • Cleaning & upkeep of survey equipment and vehicles.
  • Organizing and scheduling work to accomplish goals on projects within established budgets and timelines.
  • Coordination with engineers and other survey team members.
  • Supervising and leading other members of a survey crew in a professional and technical manner.
  • Preparing survey notes & field sketches of pertinent information from topographic, boundary and construction staking survey work.
  • Assisting with the analysis and preparation of boundary surveys, right-of-way exhibits and field notes, subdivision plats and other related documents in support of Survey Technicians, S.I.T. and/or R.P.L.S.
  • Preparing daily reports.
  • Obtain FAA Part 107 Remote Pilots License within 2 years of employment.
  • Other duties & assignments as directed, including assistance and support of Subsurface Utility Engineering team, as needed.

Key Requirements:

  • 5 years of similar survey field experience required with at least 3 years of Party Chief experience preferred.
  • TxDOT experience preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with Trimble data collectors, robotic/scanning total stations and GPS equipment preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand design/construction plans, as well as metes & bounds descriptions from deeds and other legal documents.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop solid working relationships with other team members.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to and implement new standards and survey procedures.
  • Commitment to quality in the collection, preparation, and presentation of survey data.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond effectively to verbal instruction and direction.
  • Knowledge of and experience with line coding.
  • Demonstrated ability in performance of boundary surveys, topographic design surveys and construction staking/layout.


  • High School graduate or GED required.

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your resume to Engineers@hireresolve.us.com

Alternatively, you are welcome to connect with the Engineering team, Monique Marais, Kerrin Watson or Kerryn Bland on LinkedIn.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days.

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