Survey Party Chief and Survey Crew, Somerset, PA Office

The EADS Group, Inc. is seeking experienced applicants for pipeline Survey Party Chiefs and survey crews for pipeline survey assignments in the northeastern United States and potentially in various other locations. These assignments require travel and dependability. Participation in DOT drug testing is required. Position and pay rate are based on qualifications.

Survey Party Chief Job Summary:

Successful candidates will work primarily in the field as Party Chief of a one, two or three person crew.  A minimum of 3 years’ prior survey crew chief experience is required.

Survey Party Chief must have the ability and knowledge to accurately and efficiently perform the following tasks including but not limited to:

• Construction Staking

• Topographical Surveys

• Boundary Surveys

• Well Connect Pipeline Surveys

• Pipeline Route Staking

• Pipeline As-built Surveys

• Proficient operation of GPS and Total Station

• Knowledge and ability to interpret engineering plans accurately

• Perform field calculations to determine horizontal and vertical locations for needed data points

• Maintain Baseline standards in survey notes, point descriptions, and calculations

• Prepare clear and concise project task documentation for the entire team’s benefit

• Provide field documentation in anticipation of PLS’s and/or office support’s needs

• Receive and follow direction from survey crew liaison and project managers

• Upload and download data daily

• Direct and supervise work of subordinate members of surveying parties

• Communicate to manager relative work load and plan work

• Maintain: survey equipment, vehicles, batteries, and consumables inventory in storage and in vehicle

• Make surveying decisions, document rational for training/back up purposes

• Learn and perform research and other job related tasks

Survey Technicians will assist with operating and maintaining equipment to gather and process data for pipeline surveying. Applicants must have:

• Good math skills and be able to do field work

• 2-3 years experience as an Instrument technician is desired.

• Must have the ability to operate survey instruments specifically including Pipeline Locators, Level, Total Stations, Data Collectors, and GPS

• Should be proficient in Construction Stakeout, GPS Static, Gas Pipeline Preliminary Survey, and As-Built surveys

• Must be able to perform moderate lifting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time and working in all types of outdoor weather conditions.

Survey Field/Rod will assist with maintaining survey equipment, carry supplies, clear brush and provide other assistance as necessary to the Survey Party Chief.  Applicants must be able to:

• perform moderate lifting, carrying, standing, and walking for extended periods of time and working in all types of outdoor weather conditions.


Salary is commensurate with experience. *EOE/AA