Survey Crew Chief - SAM Companies - Merriam, KS

January 24, 2024 3:10 PM | Kansas Society of Land Surveyors (Administrator)

Company Name and Contact Person's Name: SAM Companies, Meg DeHaven

Location of Job: Merriam, Kansas

Job Title: Survey Crew Chief

Job Duties:

  • The Survey Crew Chief oversees the daily field operations of a land survey crew. This opening is for a two-person field crew.
  • Determine most efficient plan of action for data acquisition for field surveys ranging from Boundary, Topographic, DOT, ALTA, Scanning, and Staking projects.
  • Communicate daily with Project Surveyor and office technicians regarding land survey project schedule and work progress
  • Interact professionally with client representative and land owners
  • Prepare daily reports, time sheets, and other required paperwork
  • Maintain land surveying vehicle and field equipment
  • Out of town work is expected for this position

What We Are Looking for in the Right Candidate:

  • 3+ years of crew chief experience, previous DOT survey experience preferred
  • Competent operating total stations, GNSS receivers, data collectors, and tablet PCs
  • Experience with Trimble equipment is preferred
  • Strong technical skills
  • Strong communication skills (listening, writing and verbal)
  • Proven work history, strong work ethic, and team-player attitude
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to work in all-weather climates
  • Ability to walk long distances through a variety of terrains and carry up to 80lbs
  • Valid driver's license, clean background check and drug screening

Contact: Meg DeHaven, Corporate Recruiter,, 720-416-2080

To apply:

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