Surveyor III - Party Chief (10096BR) Steubenville, Ohio

Hatch Mott MacDonald (HMM) is an award-winning consulting engineering firm with major success in the fields of rail and transit; highways and bridges; water and water resources; wastewater; tunnels; environment; municipal engineering; aviation; ports and harbors; architectural services; and pipeline services. We have earned a reputation for technical excellence on some of the world’s most prominent and challenging projects. HMM is a rapidly growing firm with over 65 offices throughout North America, providing a full range of engineering services, from planning and design through construction management. We are seeking highly motivated individuals to join our dynamic team of professionals in locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Candidate Specification
Candidates should have:
•Minimum of 5 years pipeline surveying experience.
•Minimum of 2 years experience leading a survey crew.
•Familiarity with commonly used surveying terms and with the use and care of survey tools and other survey field equipment used for measuring, sighting, and leveling.
•Familiarity with and proficiency in the operation of survey equipment such as the Total Station/Data Collector, Level, and various Global Positioning System (GPS) methods.
•Familiarity with the latest software for downloading survey data from data collectors.
•Knowledge in the various methods of surveying long routes in general, and pipelines specifically.
•Strong leadership skills, work ethic, and team-player attitude.
•Strong technical, documentation, and organizational skills.

Job Description
Survey Party Chief will plan, organize, and direct work of survey crew for pipeline projects. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Locate, review, and research job locations for identifying landmarks, physical objects, and significant land changes that would affect the survey.
•Supervise the work of the survey crew, evaluate priorities and coordinate and organize the work efforts.
•Supervise the standard of work being performed and derive the necessary field calculations from work completed.
•Supervise the maintenance of instruments and equipment.
•Ensure that angles, distances, and other collected information are accurate and conform to regulations and standards.
•Consult with computer operators and assist the final production of work performed.
•Coordinate findings of the work with engineering personnel, clients, and others concerned with project.
•Research previous survey evidence, maps, deeds, physical evidence, and other records to obtain data needed for surveys.
•Determine methods and procedures for establishing or reestablishing survey control.
•Keep accurate notes, records, and sketches to describe work performed.
•Complete daily logs and collect and review survey crews’ weekly timesheets and expense reports.