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Southeast - Sr Surveyor


Jacksonville, FL, US

Requisition ID: 166398 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Southeast District 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Southeast District is seeking a Sr. Surveyor/Survey Party Chief to join their onsite team in Jacksonville, FL.  In this position, you will play a large role in the success and accuracy of our projects.  

District Overview

Kiewit's Southeast District is one of Kiewit's leading infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, transportation, and water resource markets. Projects you could be working on could include building bridges, airports, mass transit systems, canals, dams, pump stations or tunnels.  Although most of our work is regionally based in the southeast region of the United States, we also pursue various projects stretching across the east coast. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design.


Jacksonville, FL


•    Drafting and using CAD to collect data, and design layout plans 
•    Conduct to ensure the accuracy of the files prior to being used for survey field calculation. 
•    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
•    Responsible for providing existing field conditions information to engineering and for maintaining As-built drawings for the project


•    5+ years of experience in Construction Survey experience 
•    General knowledge of engineering principles and materials for civil/structural work standards
•    Knowledgeable in construction plan reading
•    Knowledge of various Survey instruments including Trimble, Lieca, and both GPS RTK rovers and robotic total stations
•    Basic computer skills in MS Office/CAD Programs 
•    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 manage, 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
•    Committed to working safe and getting the job done right the first time

Working Conditions

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Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•   May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

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 do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville

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