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Field Surveyor / Party Chief Job in Akron, Ohio US

Field Surveyor / Party Chief

DLZ Corporation - Akron, OH

Posted: 5/28/2021 - Expires: 8/26/2021

Job ID: 227765938


Job Description

Field Surveyor / Party Chief

Job Locations

US-OH-Columbus | US-OH-Akron | US-OH-Cleveland

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About DLZ

DLZ Corporation is an award-winning architecture and engineering firm serving public and private entities across the nation. As a multidisciplinary firm, DLZ provides engineering and architectural design services, construction management, surveying, right-of-way acquisition and materials testing. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest. In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of ENR's Top 150 U.S. Design Firms. Our growth is a testament to the quality of our work and the satisfaction of our clients.

Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients' expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

Job Description

DLZ Corporation currently has Field Surveyor / Party Chiefopportunities inOhio.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Conduct field surveys, including topographic, boundary, and utility, to determine the locations of natural features and man-made structures on the Earth's surface, underground, and underwater and their relationships to right-of-way and boundary lines.
Lay out grids, determining horizontal and vertical controls; prepare survey sites and remove necessary obstacles, including debris, brush, tree limbs, etc. to perform the survey.
Operate survey instruments such as robotic total stations, data collectors, laser scanners, GPS, and other standard survey equipment to collect field data.
Interpret construction plans, perform necessary calculations in the field, and perform construction layout.
Create legible and accurate field notes.
Upload/Download data files and photographs.
Set up, maintain, and operate all field survey equipment, vehicles and supplies.
Perform all work in a safe and responsible manner in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan.
Possess aptitude to act as a positive representative of the company and its core values.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

High School Graduate or equivalent required, Associates Degree or higher in Surveying & Mapping, Civil Technology, or Civil Engineering preferred
Survey experience with construction experience preferred.
Prefer experience with Trimble Robotic Total Stations, laser scanners, GPS, and Data Collectors.
Ability to review and understand civil construction and architectural plans and specifications.
Must be able perform basic mathematical and trigonometric calculations.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with clients, property owners, and coworkers.
Ohio Professional Surveyor's (PS) license or the ability to obtain license preferred, but not required.
Must have or be able to obtain OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Certification.
Available to work overtime as needed with frequent travel and overnight stays.
Willingness to work in all weather conditions.
Must have a valid driver's license with an insurable driving record. Must have satisfactory drug test and comply with Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensations Drug Test policy.
Ability to visit and safely traverse construction and project sites and comply with all applicable safety codes and requirements.


At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!

DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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