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Survey Party Chief (4613)

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Merrick & Company has a nationally recognized Geomatics Business Unit that is seeking a Survey Party Chief I to be based out of our Greenwood Village, CO office.

Merrick & Company is seeking career and quality minded individuals for challenging projects including all types of Boundary, GPS, Photogrammetry, Easement/Right of Way, ALTAs, Topographic Surveys and Construction Layout. Successful candidate will work under direct supervision of a Professional Land Surveyor.

• Complete various types of surveys including boundary, ALTA, topographic, as-built, easement/right of way, construction, and other types of land surveys.
• Preparation of field notes, project sketches and photographs.
• Adherence to company quality standards and procedures.
• Communicate with clients, contractors, and the public on project sites.
• Supervise and lead field crew members in carrying out daily operations.
• Ensure crew is properly equipped with personal protection equipment and following company safety procedures.
• Maintain survey truck including routine service and inspections. Maintain survey equipment including scheduling cleaning and calibrations as needed.
• Complete other duties as required or directed by the Professional Land Surveyor.

• Three (3) to six (6) years of survey experience required with minimum one (1) year experience leading a survey crew.
• Skills: Proficient with optical and electronic survey field equipment. Experience with Trimble equipment is a benefit. Knowledge of mathematical principles, land survey terminology, field survey methods and techniques and safe work practices.
• Duties: Work under the direction of a Professional Land Surveyor to complete surveys for various public and private clients including federal, state, and municipal institutions, developers, contractors, and private landowners.
• Travel: Work will be located locally and regionally. Candidate may be required to travel up to one (1) week at a time and occasionally up to three (3) weeks at a time.
• Must pass background test.
• Must meet expectations for attendance and punctuality.
• A valid driver’s license, a clean DMV record and evidence of insurability is required.
• Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Associates degree in Survey/Geomatics or Technical two-year degree preferred.
• Must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements
• Ability to work in variable climate and environmental conditions including extreme temperatures, precipitation, and wet/muddy conditions.
• Physically mobile in and around construction sites and other field locations.
• Ability to regularly carry survey instruments and equipment in remote, rural, or urban surroundings (up to 25 pounds)
• Ability to occasionally lift/ move up to 50 pounds.
• Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality.

Additional information
• Apply online only at Merrick & Company | Careers. No e-mail, hard copy or third-party resumes accepted.
• Merrick & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes health insurance, dental and vision coverage, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) opportunity, 401(k) options, and paid time off (PTO). This position is also eligible for annual performance and spot bonuses.
• Typical pay range for this position is $28.00 - $32.00 per hour. The pay range listed in this posting indicates the position’s eligibility to work in the state of Colorado and is consistent with our offices there; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.
• We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training as well as coaching and peer mentoring programs.
• Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.
• We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Merrick & Co.


Professional Land Surveyors of Colorado
PO Box 441069
Aurora, CO 80044
Phone - (303) 551-3266 Fax - (720) 230-4846
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