Crew Chief / Survey Party Chief

Surveying and Mapping, Inc, Midland Texas

Who We AreSAM Companies is recognized as the industry's technology leader in providing geospatial solutions and construction phase services on a national scale. Our staff encompasses 1,000+ individuals from diverse backgrounds who are deploying the latest industry technology and changing the way data is collected and delivered in our industry.Our CultureOur entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for seven consecutive years, and we make it our mission to ensure every one of our employees learns how to build and manage a business, not just be the subject matter expert on the team. At SAM, our employee's development is instrumental to our success. Your learning will be supported by specialized in-house training programs and mentoring by the industry's leading experts, who just happen to be on our staff! We make SAM a GREAT place to work, but it all starts with YOU!Your Impact at SAM* The crew chief oversees the daily field operations of a survey crew* Determine most efficient plan of action for data acquisition for field surveys ranging from primary control through construction layout and as-built surveys, as needed* Understand and follow directions* Proficient with documentation of work performed and sketches* Communicate daily with Project Surveyor and technician regarding project schedule and work progress* Interact professionally with client representative and land owners* Read and interpret construction drawings/specifications and understand all aspects of the project specifications and tolerances* Prepare daily reports, time sheets, and other required paperwork* Maintain vehicle and field equipment* Other duties as assignedWhat You Bring to SAM* 5+ years of industry experience, prior crew chief experience is preferred* Must have experience surveying in the transportation industry* Competent operating total stations, GNSS receivers, data collectors, and tablet PCs* Experience with Trimble equipment is preferred* Strong computer and technical skills* Strong communication skills (listening, writing and verbal)* Proven work history, strong work ethic, and team-player attitude* Ability to travel for extended periods* Ability to work in all-weather climates* Ability to walk long distances through a variety of terrains and carry up to 80lbs* Valid driver's license, clean background check and drug screeningOur Perks!We offer a best-in-class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance. SAM's 401 (k) program offers a 100% employer match up to 3% of your contribution, along with a 401(k) profit sharing and performance-based bonuses. In addition, we offer:* Generous paid time off* Tuition reimbursement* No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings* Work/life balance with flexible work hours - priority is getting the job done* Trainings every Tuesday - Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career* Office snacks, free food and fun-themed, employee events provided throughout the year* Passion for our Community - You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility ProgramEEOSAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

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