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Survey Party Chief

Survey Party Chief

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking a Survey Party Chief to join our team in Durham, NC.


Key Responsibilities


  • Survey data collection on Wood 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 Wood 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
  • Ability to work on several jobs simultaneously
  • Ability to maintain good client relations
  • Commitment to work with other sections and divisions of Wood
  • 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


  • Prefer 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

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

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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