Survey Party Chief

Nov 01, 2018
Apr 05, 2019
Executive, Chief
Full Time
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 is currently looking for a Survey Party Chief to perform a variety of tasks associated with land surveying, GIS and civil engineering projects in our Lanham, MD office location.  The selected candidate will have a track-record for understanding the importance of ownership of a given project or task and the value of a quality deliverable to our diverse client base.  If you are inquisitive, solutions driven, have pride in your work product and have a broad experience base, we hope to talk with you regarding this position and career potential at Dewberry.


    Perform all aspects of land surveying, GPS control, control using robotic total stations, ALTA surveys, property surveys, topography and existing conditions surveys, utility and as-built recovery and construction stakeoutOther duties as assigned

  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience as a Party Chief
  • Ability to operate Robotic Total Stations and fluent in GPS, static, RTK and RTN collection protocols
  • Familiarity with Trimble TSC3 or T-10 Data Collectors
  • Familiarity with Trimble Business Center software a plus
  • Sufficient knowledge to handle most survey-related tasks in the field to include the ability to review and understand construction drawings and perform associated layout
  • Experienced in reading and understanding deeds and plats
  • Experienced in recovery of boundary evidence in the field
  • Ability to collect as-built and topographic data, provide sketches and work with survey technicians to develop superior mapping products
  • Ability to work  under rigorous conditions
  • Utility locating experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be reliable Additional Requirements:


    Must understand the importance of the deliverable and have a track record of ownership with regard to all projects and assignments and be a team playerHave the ability to work out of town, flexible with work areaMust have a valid driver's licnese, clean driving record and be able to maintain a valid driver’s license in order to operate company vehicleMust be able to pass drug/alcohol screeningPhysically able to work outdoors in all weather conditions and terrains.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 *At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

    *Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

    *Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


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