Survey Rod/Chain Person
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century. Dewberry has an immediate opening for a Survey Rod/Chain person to work out of our Lanham, MD office as a member of a survey crew performing boundary, topography, ALTA, right of way, and construction surveys for public and private clients. Must be willing to work overtime as needed and work on out of town assignments as needed (per diem available for extended out of town work assignments). Responsibilities include completing a variety of professional assignments to facilitate the completion of roads, bridges, building sites, recreational areas, retracement of surveys, and establishment of property corners. The Rod/Chain person will carry out a range of surveying assignments while learning the methods of the work.
- Perform land surveying and as-built related activities.Assist Party Chief as directed to conduct land surveys for the determination and retracement of survey boundary lines to establish property corners.Maintain surveying equipment and survey vehicle inventory.Maintain records and prepare reports and other nonessential functions as required.Performs related work as assigned.Work in a safe manner and obey all safety regulations.
- Must be physically able to work outdoors and on construction sites under all weather conditions and terrains.Mï¿½ust be dependable and have a valid driver’s license and ability to pass a driving record check.High School Diploma or GED is required; prefer minimum 1 year of field experience.Basic math competency, have knowledge or able to learn survey computer programs, and survey computations applicable to the work.Familiarize yourself with the nomenclature and symbols of drafting, the surveying instruments and equipment and their use and care as well as the principles and practices of land surveying.Use basic calculator and the ability to make arithmetic computations accurately and record results legibly.Ability to follow directions.Must be able to pass DOT drug/alcohol testing and ability to pass a background check.Must be willing and able to travel for extended periods for out of town work.Ability to repetitively stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 50 lbs; includes body weight, equipment, tools and boxes, in addition to ability to stand for long periods of time on varied surfaces