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Survey Manager - Heavy Civil/Transportation

Location: 

Phoenix, AZ, US Las Vegas, NV, US Henderson, NV, US

Requisition ID: 153745 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Southwest District 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected engineering and construction organizations, and one of the most profitable. Kiewit’s commitment to safety, quality and environmental stewardship are ingrained in everything we do. It’s visible in our core values, the work that we build and in our people.  We are one of the few firms that self-perform all aspects of construction, and we operate in many diverse markets such as Water/Wastewater, Transportation including Road/Bridge and Rail, Environmental, Power, Oil and Gas, Mining and Commercial Building instruction.  We anticipate interviewing now and hiring in the February time frame.  As a Survey Manager, you will play an integral role in establishing and maintaining methods for safe, accurate and efficient Survey Field Operations.  You can expect to spend 80% - 100% of your time in the field managing survey field operations.  Your primary role will be to manage and coordinate surveying procedures and processes for your assigned project, your survey employees and survey subcontractors to ensure projects are surveyed correctly and meet or exceed project requirements.

District Overview

Kiewit Southwest District specializes in heavy civil, transportation and water projects, we typically self-perform a large portion of the work. We self-perform work such as mass grading, drainage, PCCP paving, utilities and more. We are looking for people committed to the construction industry with safety, quality, costs and schedule in mind. 

Location

Your initial project will be in Las Vegas, Nevada or Phoenix.AZ. We do offer relocation assistance to our projects if you are greater than 60 miles away.  

Responsibilities

Review, understand and communicate the PLS requirements for the project, identifying the specific surveys that are required for the design, as-built, monumentation and layout.  

Conduct design model reviews 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.

For Field Survey Operations:
•    Staff 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.  Proven success as a Survey Manager on Construction projects is required.  
•    5+ years' experience in Construction Survey, Dimensional Control, Industrial Measurement, or a related field is required with extensive knowledge of surveying and heavy civil construction.  You must be able to promote, comply, understand and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe environment.  Experience with Transportation Surveys (Road, Bridge for example) is required.  
•    Must be able to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry to perform calculations (area, volume, circumference, proportion, percentage).  Experience preparing, verifying and providing 3-D computer models for quantity, survey and machine control applications, and GPS modeling/equipment set up is required. 
•    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

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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

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.
•    FIELD ROLES ONLY 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: Phoenix

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