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AECOM Party Chief / Survey Technician II in Denver, Colorado

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Party Chief for immediate employment in the Denver DTC office and/or the Colorado Springs 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 attitude is more important. Working mostly forty hour weeks with occasional overtime and overnight projects, with a possibility of week-long surveying trips – mostly in Colorado.


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

  • Should have the ability to upload and download data collectors, both conventional and GPS, reduce field notes, perform courthouse research, review title work, be able to perform coordinate geometry calculations, and perform drafting duties utilizing AutoCad, Microstation and/or Bentley OpenRoads (ORD) platforms.

  • The Party Chief should be able to do field reconnaissance of a site searching for property corners, set up and traverse control for a field survey, have a good knowledge of reading construction plans and setting and checking property monument position on a daily basis.

  • The Party Chief will need to communicate daily with the Project Managers, Project Engineers and occasionally need to communicate with the clients

  • He or she should have a “team player” attitude when working with anyone in the company.

  • The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed above.


Minimum Requirements :

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and 2 years of relevant experience

  • Must have a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications :

  • 6+ years of experience and/or post HS education

  • Understanding of various construction and field tasks

  • Knowledge of mathematical principles

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs

  • Previous coursework in surveying, engineering, drafting, mathematics, physics or other relevant technical/scientific programs.

  • Pursuing LSI certificate or PLS license through self study and college courses.

  • Ability to stand and sit as needed on project work sites. Ability to safely navigate construction work sites, roads, buildings, and areas with uneven terrain

  • Must have a strong interest in a career within Survey and Right-of-Way services

Additional Information

  • Offered rate of compensation (Colorado locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The hourly range for this position is $17 - $25/hr

  • This position will require working outdoors in a wide range of weather conditions

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization

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.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

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

ReqID: J10096752

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Survey & Estimation

Work Location Model: On-Site