Survey Party Chief I

at KCI Technologies Inc. in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Survey Party Chief I
Job Locations

US-DE-Newark | US-DE-Dover




Full-Time Regular - 40 hours  

Posted Date 
2 hours ago(5/13/2024 11:04 AM)


Join us as we Rise to the Challenge

At KCI, we're building an enduring community that provides unparalleled value to our employee-owners. We make our mark designing and delivering our world-class solutions, so we invest deeply in supporting and developing our team. We reward integrity and commitment, and when we do well, you do well. Our employee's have the freedom to innovate, unlimited growth, a voice that matters, a lifestyle that works, and skin in the game. Achievements are shared and celebrated. As a team, we are motivated to better ourselves, each other, and the world around us.

KCI Technologies, Inc. is a 100% employee-owned engineering, consulting and construction firm serving clients throughout the United States. KCI is recognized as an industry leader, employing cutting-edge technologies, management practices and strategic growth initiatives. Employee ownership fosters an entrepreneurial spirit, encourages technical expertise, and shapes strategic planning.
KCI is currently ranked #56 on Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 500 design firms in the nation.
We offer a competitive compensation package, family friendly benefits, a collaborative working environment, and the training, mentoring and resources you need to advance in your career.
We understand that you have choices, and we know that together we will make a great team!

KCI is committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and individuals with disabilities to apply.


Duties, Responsibilities & Other


This position is a Survey Party Chief which requires 4 - 8 years of experience supervising a survey field crew performing control surveys, boundary and topographic surveys, construction stakeout, monitoring and as-built surveys.
Must have the ability to mentor, train, and manage assigned staff in the field.
Must have the ability to operate robotic total stations, electronic data collectors, digital and optical levels, and RTK GPS equipment.
Must have excellent math skills and be able to perform survey calculations in the field.
Must have ability to interpret design plans and understand as-built drawings and roadway plans.
Must have ability to create legible field sketches and detailed field notes.
A valid current driver's license is required.
Ability to follow instructions and have a positive can-do attitude are necessities.
Must possess leadership and mentoring skills.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds, walk for extended periods, work in all weather conditions, willing to work evenings/weekends when required, willing to travel for overnight and extended stay projects as required.
Perform other duties as assigned.




High School Diploma or GED is required.
Minimum of 4 - 8 years of experience.
Pre-employment drug screening is a condition of employment. Background and motor vehicle checks may be required based upon position.


Performance Expectations


Participate in cross - training as requested to build a stronger team
Communicate your work flow needs to your team and to your supervisor
Comply with all KCI policies and procedures
Accurately records and reports daily forms per project requirements
Communicates effectively with client, contractor, staff, and supervisor
Performs other duties as assigned
Proactively resolves problems at the lowest level
Adheres to project scope, schedule, and budget
Reviews all work for completeness and accuracy prior to submitting
Submits accurate time sheets, mileage and expense reports on time each week
Reviews jobsite safety daily and takes immediate action to document and resolve issues
Understands OSHA Safety Standards and KCI corporate policies and follows them at all times
Accurately record and report your work each day on the forms provided
Inspect and correct your own work before turning it in
Perform all task assignments using required industry standards
Review all work assigned to you before beginning your work
Understand all applicable industry standards for your assigned tasks
Work with your team to maximize your production and accuracy to help us achieve our goal
Has the specific knowledge to perform all duties
Maintains all required certifications and participates in training courses as required
Understands all applicable industry standards for project and performs all tasks per standards and client requirements

KCI Technologies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1278378

Posted On: Jun 14, 2024

Updated On: Jul 14, 2024

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