Weisser Engineering & Surveying

Survey Field Crew Chief

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Type: Full-Time
Position: Survey Crew Chief
Location: Houston, TX
Date Posted: May 18, 2023

WES Survey Field Crew Chief Position Opportunity

Who We Are

Weisser Engineering & Surveying (WES) is a comprehensive and multi-disciplined professional services resource to a diversified range of clientele throughout the South-Central Region of the United States. With over half a century of knowledge and expertise within the Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and associated professions, our Team supports our client partners within the Public Infrastructure, Private Development, Energy, and Industrial industries. For over 56 years, WES has provided full service Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, Platting, Mapping, Digital Scanning and Permitting services for development, investigative, recovery and research needs. WES is comprised of skilled, loyal, and dedicated Team Members, with our headquarters located within the Energy Corridor of West Houston, Texas. WES instills over half a century of wisdom and insight into each of our client’s projects by uniting our Team’s expertise with the constant advancement of technology. WES embodies a team environment, where communication, knowledge, and initiative merge to produce quality services and products for our clientele.

WES Survey Field Crew Chief Position Expectations

A Land Surveying Field Crew Chief will oversee the daily field operations of a Land Survey Crew. They will determine the most efficient plan of action for field surveys through all field project phases. They are proficient with documentation of work performed, field notes and sketches. The Crew Chief communicates daily with the Chief of Crews, the associated Project Manager and technician regarding the project schedule and progress of work. They periodically interact professionally with client representative and landowners. They have the ability to read and interpret drawings/specifications and understand all aspects of the land survey project specifications and tolerances. They perform regular field QA/QC checks to ensure the data collected is accurate. They conduct routine safety precautions including, but not limited to, daily Job Safety Analysis (JSA) reviews, near miss reporting and incident reporting. Crew Chiefs prepare daily reports, time sheets, and other required paperwork. They oversee the maintenance of the field vehicle and field equipment.

What WES Needs From Our Team Member

  • 5+ Years of Industry Experience, Prior Crew Chief Experience is Preferred
  • Competent Operating Total Stations, GNSS Receivers, Data Collectors, Tablet PCs, Digital Scanning Equipment is Not Required but a Bonus
  • Experience with Trimble Equipment is Preferred
  • Computer & Technical Skills
  • Professional Verbal Communication Skills
  • Ability to Work in All-Weather Climates
  • Ability to Walk Long Distances Through a Variety of Terrains & Carry Equipment
  • Coordinate with Chief of Crews & Project Manager to Ensure Project Requirements are Met in the Field
  • Proven Work History & Strong Work Ethic
  • Ability to Identify & Troubleshoot Issues & Problem Solve Accordingly
  • Ability To Successfully Perform Within A Team Environment 
  • Punctual Attendance
  • Polite, Positive Disposition
  • Demonstrated Proactive Characteristics 
  • Safety Conscience Mindset  

WES Benefits

  • Company Paid Premiums for Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD & Life Insurance (HSA and FSA Plans Available)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal & Holiday)
  • 401(k) Program + Bonus Employer Match
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Professional Organization Membership Fees
  • Professional Trainings + License Education Fees
  • Company Culture Events + Wellness Activities
  • Close Location Proximity to Both Houston Metroplex & Rural South-Central Texas Regions
  • Proximity to Multiple Nationally Recognized & Top-Rated Public-School Districts
  • Schedule Flexibility
  • Paid Gym Membership

Application for:
Survey Crew Chief

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