1+ months

Survey Crew Chief

Valhalla, NY 10595
Be involved in projects with our Northeast Survey Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP has an immediate opportunity available for a Survey Crew Chief to work out of our Valhalla, New York office. The successful candidate will be highly skilled, self-motivated, highly reliable with a great work.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with an exceptional management team, highly regarded in the market, and within a supportive and collaborative company culture.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage field aspects of projects, including keeping accurate and complete field notes and open communication with office personnel
  • Supervise, train and coordinate field survey team members
  • Work closely and collaborate with a dynamic team of experienced professionals
  • Perform boundary & topographic surveys; engineering design surveys; and construction layout and GPS surveys
  • Coordinate with WSP Project Managers to prepare boundary, existing condition, topographic, as-built, subdivision and profile maps using AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or MicroStation
  • Prepare work packages for field crews to execute project surveys and construction layouts
  • Research, request and evaluate property and utility records from a variety government, transportation and utility agencies.
  • Perform calculations of deed descriptions, record plans and other provided records
  • Out of the area travel, with potential of overnight stays, as projects dictate
  • Operate Robotic Total Stations, data collector, GPS (fast static, RTK and VRS), Laser Scanning, auto level and download data into computers each night
For information on our Surveying team, follow this link - https://vimeo.com/390798645/f3e8decde8
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • 7+ years surveying experience, including 3+ years as a survey crew chief
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Secure Worker Access Consortium (SWAC) card, or ability to obtain
  • Experience with Topographic Surveys, Boundary Surveys, & GPS Surveys and construction layout
  • Experience with Robotic Total Stations, RTK GPS, Field data collection & linework coding
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including field note taking
  • Good math skills
  • Ability to live up to 50 pounds, and carry survey equipment and supplies in remote, rural, or urban settings
  • Ability to be mobile in and around construction sites and field assignments, in all types of weather
  • Ability to work as a one-person crew, as required
  • Requires availability to travel out of the area, with a potential of overnight stays, as projects dictate
  • Requires availability to work nights and overtime, as projects dictate 
  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening
  • This role is subject to a client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of the client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate Degree in Surveying, Engineering Technology or related area
  • L.S.I.T. registration
  • DOT & Transportation survey and SUE experience
  • Port Authority, NYCDEP, NYDDC, TBTA experience
  • Transmission and Distribution Line survey experience
  • Experience with Leica
  • Experience with Auto CAD Civil 3D and/or MicroStation
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


Posted: 2021-03-17 Expires: 2021-05-21

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