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Survey Party Chief

Survey Party Chief

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking a Survey Party Chief to join our team in Asheville, NC.


Key Responsibilities

  • Survey data collection on Amec Foster Wheeler projects
  • Work with the geomatics services manager and project managers to achieve department goals
  • Continued training of field crew personnel
  • Provide quality control and quality assurance on geomatics deliverables

Project Related Responsibilities:

  • All facets of surveying projects Including;
    • Collection of deed data for boundary surveys
    • Establish project control monumentation
    • Collection of topographic information for 3d mapping
    • Providing construction layout on Amec Foster Wheeler projects
    • Aid in the preparation of cost and time estimates for survey proposals
    • Daily coordination with various engineers for collection of requested data
    • Site inspection
  • Monitor technical and quality control standards

Skills / Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5 years of survey experience
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Computer skills and technical competence
  • Commitment to work with other sections and divisions of Amec Foster Wheeler
  • Working on several jobs simultaneously
  • Maintain good client relations
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to travel
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy


  • Familiarity with utility locating

Physical Job Demands

  • Performing work in a variety of climate conditions including hot and cold weather climates
  • Requires the use of hand held equipment
  • Must be able to work in a field environment and have the ability to travel as required

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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