Survey Party Chief

Delta, Pennsylvania
03 Oct 2016
18 Feb 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Overview:

Plans, organizes, directs, and performs surveying work to determine precise location and measurement of points for construction stakeout.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for implementation of construction surveying program for project.
  • Provides work control lines and elevations that are required for accurate measurement and correct installation of materials.
  • Provide checking of as-built conditions that require the use of surveying techniques.
  • Provide topographic and cross-section surveys as required for planning and payment quantities.
  • Provide quantity calculations as required.
  • Prepares documentation of surveying activities.
  • Maintain condition and adjustment of surveying equipment.
  • Coordinate surveying activities to meet construction requirements.
  • Must have knowledge of and ability to use all surveying equipment and techniques.
  • Moves materials and equipment to work locations and sets up work sites.
  • Follows all hazardous waste handling guidelines.
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.
  • Under direction of Technical Services Manager (supervisor), obtains data pertaining to angles, elevations, points, and contours used for construction, using a level, transit, total station, GPS, and other surveying instruments.
  • Should be familiar with functional operation adjustment and use of total station, GPS, theodolites, lasers, transits, tapes, range poles, rods. Levels and compass.
  • Compiles notes, sketches and records of data obtained and work performed.
  • May use small hand level for rough leveling work.
  • Has ability to read, interpret or prepare field notes, sketches, drawings and specifications as they pertain to the development of lines and grades.
  • Has thorough understanding and knowledge of the methods of calculations employed in leveling, traversing, stadia, topographic surveys, mapping, construction surveys, laying out curves and determination of volumes.
  • Directs Rod/Chain Person/Journey level surveyors and other subordinate members of survey team in safe manner.
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.
  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.
  • Plan work and select proper tools.
  • Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.
  • Visualize objects in three dimensions from plans and drawings.
  • Make decisions based on measurable criteria.
  • Work at heights without fear
Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or its equivalent with (10) previous years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment.
Company Overview:

CB&I (NYSE: CBI) is a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry. With over 125 years of experience and the expertise of more than 40,000 employees, CB&I provides reliable solutions to our customers around the world while maintaining a relentless focus on safety and an uncompromising standard of quality.

Our complete, balanced and integrated business model is unmatched in the industry. CB&I can provide any or all of the major services and products our customers require, resulting in streamlined project delivery and better cost and schedule certainty. Our integrated model gives CB&I the industry's most complete supply chain solution, enabling us to serve the largest projects in the world.