Survey Field Lead

ENTRUST Solutions Group
Forest Hill, MD

What We Do:

ENTRUST Solutions Group, an ENR Top 100 company, is a community of people, 3,000+ strong, who are committed to our clients and each other. We are diverse, talented, dedicated, and wholly focused on not only meeting the needs of our clients but exceeding their expectations.

We provide comprehensive and dependable engineering, consulting, and automation services to gas and electric utilities, telecommunication service providers, pipeline operators, and industrial companies.

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At ENTRUST, we work together as a team to accomplish more than we would individually, delivering innovative engineering solutions to meet our clients’ needs, while consistently maintaining the highest level of ethics and integrity. With 35+ locations and 31+ languages in which our employees are fluent.

In return for top talent, ENTRUST Solutions Group offers:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Benefits
  • Unlimited growth opportunities and career development programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Remote opportunities available
  • Positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect

Title: Survey Field Lead

Reports to: Sr. Project Manager, Project Manager

Location: Forest Hill, MD

Schedule: Full Time

FLSA: Non – Exempt

Revision Date:07/2022

Job Summary:

The Survey Field Lead is required to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of survey computations, types of surveys and field operations. The individual in this position is well versed with field note reduction and in-depth plan interpretation. The Survey Field Lead possesses supervisory skills and a detailed working knowledge of standard field procedures. The Survey Field Lead has knowledge of the principles of the profession and various technical standards. This individual must have the ability to work in difficult field conditions in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the outdoor elements.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

·      Apply proper field procedures and performing a variety of surveys such as but not limited to Topographic, Boundary, Planimetric, ALTA/NSPS, FEMA Elevation Certifications, Location, Right-of-Way, Control Network, GPS, profile and cross-section, Construction Stake-Out, and As-Built

  • Lead a field crew
  • Perform survey computations using trigonometry, geometry, and algebra
  • Create, reduce, and check field notes
  • Operate, check, and perform basic field adjustments on rods, compass, transits, levels, tribrachs, total stations, robotic total stations, 3D scanner, data collectors, tripods, and GPS equipment
  • Cleaning, care and use of a variety of surveying tools and equipment
  • Interact with client contacts and the public
  • Must apply company and client policies as they relate to field and operations, office workflow procedures, and problem-solving techniques
  • Record keeping and time keeping
  •  Reading site plans, boundary plats, highway plans, profiles and cross sections, horizontal and vertical curves, and utility plans

Required Qualifications:

  • Required/Preferred: NSPS/CST Level 2 and 3

·      Must have own vehicle, clean driving record, and ability to travel as needed

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Make continuous or repetitive hand-arm movement to send signals to a survey crew
  • Physical capability and willingness to work outdoors on project sites that may extend several miles, carry equipment, and walk throughout the day
  • Move objects 20-50 pounds long distances
  • Work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the outdoor elements and dust
  • Remain in a standing position for extended periods of time
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others
  • Work various shifts, weekends, evenings, and holidays
  • Travel across rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces