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Surveyor Party Chief- Central District


Denver, CO, US Tucson, AZ, US

Requisition ID: 102139 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Central District has a great opportunity to join our team as a Survey Party Chief. This is an integral role establishing and maintaining methods for safe, accurate and efficient Survey Field Operations. You  will have responsibilities over field survey operations and should plan to spend 80% - 100% of his/her time in the field performing survey field operations.

District Overview

Kiewit’s Central District is one of our largest infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, structural concrete/bridge, water/wastewater, and transportation projects. We self-perform work such as mass grading, drainage, paving, utility and more - so be ready to get your hands dirty! While headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the majority of our work is concentrated in the Central and South-Central regions of the United States. We are looking for people committed to the construction industry rather than design. 



This position will be initially based out of Denver CO or Bisbee, AZ.


As a Survey Party Chief you will have responsibilities over field survey operations.  The Survey Party Chief should plan to spend 80% - 100% of his/her time in the field performing survey field operations.
Field Survey Operations:

  • Implementing the project survey plan specific to field operations.  
  • Oversee the operation with periodic reviews of record keeping, field procedures and survey audits to ensure that all work is performed in an efficient and professional manner.
  • Maintain accurate and legible field notes.
  • Setting and maintenance of control network.
  • Performing layout
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in Construction Survey, Dimensional Control, Industrial Measurement, or a related field is required
  • Trimble experience is a plus
  • Must be able to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry to perform calculations (area, volume, circumference, proportion, percentage)
  • Dynamic thinker with the desire to lead, motivate and mentor teams
  • Self-starter with the ability to set standards of excellence in leadership, safety, quality and productivity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work individually and as a team
  • Committed to working safe and getting the job done right the first time
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be willing to work 50-60 hours per week, along with weekends
Working Conditions

•    Will manage a diverse workload; must be able to handle stress and immediate deadlines
•    Must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management
•    Occasionally lift and move objects up to 30 pounds
•    Must be able to work regularly scheduled hours and occasional irregular hours

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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