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AECOM Survey Crew Chief / Party Chief in Columbia, South Carolina

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Survey Crew Chief / Party Chief for our team out of Columbia, SC.

The Survey Crew Chief will lead a two- or three-person survey field crew in day to day operations for various surveys.

Additionally, they will:

  • Coordinate and interact with survey team, Survey Field Coordinator and Survey Manager

  • Work with robotic total stations, GNSS equipment and terrestrial scanners

  • Work on boundary, topographic, as-built, construction, route and control network surveys

  • Maintain schedule and budget requirements of assigned tasks

  • Monitor and maintain survey equipment and truck assigned to crew

  • Understand and maintain standards and specifications of project requirements

  • Keep and maintain accurate field records

  • Adapt and respond to situations should they arise

  • Prepare timesheet

  • Act with a "team" attitude and communicate effectively

  • Understand and follow all applicable safety procedures

  • Rely on general understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to plan and accomplish moderate goals

  • Occasional overnight travel to additional locations


Minimum Requirements:

  • Highschool Diploma and 4 years of related survey experience or demonstrated equivalency of survey experience and education

  • Must have 2 years of experience leading a survey crew

  • Possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with boundary, topographic, as-built, construction, route and control network surveys

  • Ability to travel occasionally overnight to other locations

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Sponsorship is not available.

Relocation assistance is not available.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10082970

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Survey & Estimation

Work Location Model: Hybrid