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AECOM Survey Coordinator in Newark, Delaware

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 – 50,000 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

AECOM is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Survey Coordinator. This is a professional track position that will require the technical background knowledge of all facets of the geomatics field. The position will operate under the Director of Surveys and work jointly with department heads to manage and schedule field and office activities within the Digital Practice and Technology group. Position can be based out various AECOM offices, including locations in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia and North Carolina.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and assign personnel to field teams on a daily basis and provide detailed direction on each task as given to the coordinator by internal project managers or task leads.

  • Close supervision of the field work to ensure all applicable rules, standards, and regulations are being applied and that it meets the professional standard.

  • Provide daily assistance to the field teams via telephone or other electronic forms of communication to gather any information needed by the teams and communicate a prompt response.

  • Monitor and check the field work daily to provide quality controls and provide immediate feedback to the field leads to meet the project scope and budget.

  • Serve as an integral component of the quality control and assurance process.

  • Provide coordination for successful delivery of the field product to the appropriate CAD or BIM leads.

  • Maintain close contact with project managers and task leads to resolve project question that arise during a project life cycle such as, but not limited to, technical requirements, completion requirements, schedule, and budget.

  • Compile weekly project status reports and project schedules to the management team and maintain a digital database for the field teams long range schedules.

  • Act as a project lead as needed with project oversight, processing, or CAD tasks.

  • Provide effective mentorship through guidance and knowledge to staff.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Land Surveying or related field and 6 years of land surveying experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Professional Land Surveying licensure or Land Surveyor in Training designation with ability to achieve licensure with 1 year.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Land surveying experience including progressive development as a party chief or office lead.

  • Experience using AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Microstation, and OpenRoads

  • Knowledge of ALTA/ACSM land survey policy and field procedures.

  • Working knowledge of ESRI products.

  • Experience performing all aspects of field run topography, data collection and coding, and proper terrestrial laser scanning principles and techniques.

  • In depth knowledge of topographic surveying methods utilizing UAV based Lidar and possession of a FAA Part 107 license preferred.

  • Project management experience and basic understanding of financial principles related to project budgets.

Additional Information

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

Sponsorship is available for this position. Relocation is not available for this position.

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: J10077840

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Survey & Estimation

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