Land Survey Party Chief

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  • Columbia, SC, USA
  • 2022-05-11

Land Survey Party Chief Columbia, SC

Our client is a regional leader in civil engineering, transportation, land surveying, and landscape architecture services. They have been providing their services since 1963. This is a privately held company that values their associates. When people go to work here – they stay!!!

  • Friendly collaborative atmosphere
  • Successful, profitable company with growth and opportunities for development and advancement
  • Opportunities to work on challenging projects for well-known companies
  • ZERO layoffs due to lack of work
  • Full pipeline of work


  • This position plans, organizes, and directs work of other surveyors and technicians
  • Promotes safe work practices of all survey staff
  • Evaluates progress of the staff and results obtained and recommends major changes to achieve overall results
  • May be asked to represent the company in meetings and conferences with clients
  • Assumes supervisor responsibilities and performs as staff advisor and consultant for surveying functions and personnel management
  • Coordinates findings with work of engineering, right-of-way, and/or utility coordination personnel, clients, and others connected to the project
  • Determines scope of work, job objectives, and man-hour budgets on projects assigned to the surveying group coordinating with other project managers and supervisors
  • Researches previous survey evidence, maps, deeds, physical evidence, and other records to obtain data needed for surveys
  • Analyzes survey objectives and specifications to prepare survey proposals
  • Schedules, assigns, and directs projects
  • Trains assistants, survey technicians, and other surveyors in areas needed for growth and improvement
  • The majority of the work is in the field


  • Associates or Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering or Land Surveying is preferred
  • 5 or more years’ experience
  • Ability to perform ALTA/ACSM, boundary, topographic, and construction surveys
  • Working knowledge of : Trimble, MicroStation, Sokkia, Carlson, Microsoft Office Suite, or Leica Surveying Equipment (or similar)
  • Possession of a valid, current driver’s license
  • Ability to work continually outside in all types of weather conditions