AECOM Survey Party Chief in Denver, Colorado

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144754BR

Position Title Survey Party Chief

Job Category Engineering - Surveying

Business Line Transportation

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Colorado

City Denver

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

AECOM's Design Consulting Services Group is hiring within their Transportation Business Unit. AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Professional Land Surveyor for immediate employment in the Denver, CO office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Land Surveying specific to CDOT and Land Development projects. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The incumbent can look forward to projects including preconstruction phases, highways projects, and all phases of subdivision development. Experience is very helpful but a positive attitude is most important.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Will be responsible for supervising the day to day operation of a one or two person field crew

  • Field reconnaissance of a site searching for property corners

  • Set up and traverse control for a field survey and have a good knowledge of reading construction plans and setting and checking property monument position on a daily basis

  • Communicate daily with the Project Managers, and occasionally need to communicate with the clients

AECOM is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The Company offers a broad range of planning, engineering and architectural design, environmental, construction, program and construction management, systems integration, operations and maintenance, management and a wide range of specialized technical services for the U.S. federal government, state and local government agencies, Fortune 500 companies and other multinational corporations. We provide services for transportation, hazardous waste, industrial infrastructure and process, petrochemical, general building, water/wastewater, military facilities and equipment platforms, and defense and security programs.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 6+ years of field experience working as a Party Chief on projects such as; the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) TMOSS, Right of Way Plans, Land Development, and Commercial and Residential Subdivisions

  • Willing and able to work occasional overtime and overnight projects, with a possibility of week-long surveying trips – mostly in Colorado

  • Must have a “team player” attitude when working with anyone in the company and be aggressively pursuing LSI certification through self-study and college courses

  • Possess the ability to upload and download data collectors, both conventional and GPS, reduce field notes, perform courthouse research, and review title work

  • Ability to perform coordinate geometry calculations, and perform drafting duties utilizing AutoCAD and/or Microstation

  • This position requires the flexibility to serve as a cross-disciplinary resource to best serve the needs of AECOM

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Land Surveying

  • Certification as a Land Survey Intern (LSI)

  • Experience with Colorado Department of transportation Right-Of-Way (ROW)

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.