Careers - Survey Party Chief

Survey Party Chief

El Paso, TX | Full-Time

The Project Survey Party Chief is the project’s principle surveyor, responsible for maintaining high quality performance of construction surveying on the project.  He or she reports to the Area Survey Manager.  Duties and responsibilities include the following:

Job Description

  • Personnel

    1. Work with Area Survey Manager and other Construction surveyors to develop skills, such as:

    • Interpreting contract drawings

    • Performing calculations

    • Learning how to use the company’s surveying software

    • Building Digital Terrain Models

    • Discovering conflicts in the geometry of the contract drawings early enough to avoid delay to the project.

    • Proper use of the surveying equipment

    • Surveying methods

    • Speed and accuracy

    • Correcting mistakes

    • Measuring and calculating production quantities

    1. Provide direct, constructive feedback to Area Survey Manager on Project specific needs for improvement.

    2. Report on the Project progress to Area Survey Manager, Construction Manager, Project Manager, Project Superintendent and Project Engineer.

    3. Assist in recruiting new construction surveying personnel.

      Construction Surveying

    1. Study the contract documents in order to:

    • Identify surveying task load

    • Recommend personnel and equipment needs

    • Early identification of drawing errors and special considerations

    1. Assist Area Survey Manager in discovering and resolving conflicts in the contract drawings and specifications and at the interface between our work and the work of subcontractors.

    2. Ensure that sound surveying methods and techniques are practiced on each of our projects.

    3. Ensure that shop drawings and submittals are studied in order to coordinate their information with geometry of the contract drawing.

Job Requirements

Must have previous experience in the surveying of construction jobs. Proficient with standard Microsoft Office application and working knowledge of surveying software. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Able to multi-task and meet deadlines.

About Us

Jordan Foster Construction is a top-ranked U.S. construction company and one of the best general contractors in Texas. An award-winning leader in the construction industry, Jordan Foster has completed more than $8 billion of commercial, residential, hospitality, infrastructure, concrete and federal work since its inception in 1969. Jordan Foster recently won Best Residential/Hospitality Project of the Year Award from Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine for Hebron 121 Station Phase II, and First Place in the Industrial/Warehouse over $5-million category in TEXO’s Distinguished Building Awards for the JJ Lemmon Industrial Center.
ENR recently ranked Jordan Foster the largest Multifamily General Contractor in Texas and ninth nationwide in hotel construction. Multifamily Executive magazine ranked the Jordan Foster Residential Group the seventh largest Multifamily General Contractor in the nation.

Jordan Foster Construction is proud to be a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer

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