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Survey Manager

Location: 

Elwood, IL, US Elmwood, IL, US Chicago, IL, US

Requisition ID: 102285 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Survey Manager, you will play an integral role in establishing and maintaining methods for a safe, accurate and efficient Survey Department. You will have responsibilities over contractual requirements, design model review and field survey operations.  You will have responsibilities over contractual requirements, design model review and field survey operations, and should plan to spend about 30% of your time in the field observing and instructing the survey operations.

District Overview

Kiewit’s Eastern District specializes in challenging heavy civil construction projects throughout the Northeast, including the metropolitan areas of New York, Chicago, Boston, and Washington DC.  We are leaders in bridge, transit, foundation, tunnel, and water/wastewater construction while specializing in cast-in-place concrete, structural steel erection, earthwork, pile driving, and caissons. Kiewit’s Eastern District also has a large amount of work in the energy/power sector in various northeast locations. With our experienced and dedicated employees, extensive resources and in-depth market knowledge, the Eastern District can handle projects of any size.  

Location

This position will be based in Joliet, Illinois

Responsibilities

Contractual Requirements:
• Includes knowing the PLS requirements for the project, what specific surveys are required for the design, as-built, monumentation and layout.

Design Model Review:
•    Conducted to ensure the accuracy of the files prior to being used for survey field calculations. Coordinate with the designer the file types required for survey operations.
•    Establish regular meetings with the designer to review and plan for design survey requests and design model file progression.

Field Survey Operations:
•    Staffing of the survey department along with personnel and equipment schedules.
•    Establish a project survey plan and outline specific field and office procedures.
•    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 the official set of plans for the survey department.
•    Provide weekly staff training sessions to ensure a competent and qualified staff.

Qualifications

•    Ability to travel and relocate as needed
•    Bachelor’s degree is preferred
•    5-10 years' experience in Construction Survey, Dimensional Control, Industrial Measurement, or a related field is required
•    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
•    Proficient computer knowledge including Microsoft Suite
•    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

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
•    Possible travel throughout the U.S. and internationally
•    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.


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