Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • Surveying
  • Raleigh, NC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability insurance, H S A, medical and dependent care FSAs, 401(k), service awards, paid voluntary/community service leave and tuition reimbursement.

Summit Design and Engineering Services has an immediate opening in our Raleigh office for a SURVEY PARTY CHIEF with 5-10 years' experience in all types of surveys, including, but not limited to, construction staking, as-builts, ALTA, topographic, boundary, subdivision and NCDOT location surveys.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  • Performs all types of surveys, including, but not limited to, construction staking, as-builts, ALTA, topographic, boundary and subdivision surveys
  • Plans and coordinates the efforts of the survey crew and motivate them to accomplish the work safely, correctly and efficiently
  • Assists with survey computations and data collection
  • Trains lower level techs in the use of survey equipment, survey methods and safety standards.
  • Ensures accuracy and production of survey crew
  • Assists with duties of survey technicians as needed
  • Communicates with other techs as well as owners and contractors
  • Ensures that survey equipment is correctly operated and maintained


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • GPS, RTK, VRS and robotic survey experience
  • CAD capability is a plus
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings
  • Ability to read maps
  • Ability to make field decision and calculations
  • Ability to develop job strategy and exercise quality control
  • Detailed oriented
  • Reliability, excellent communication and leadership skills


Other physical requirements include:  ability to lift and carry objects up to 50 pounds; ability to walk over rough and uneven terrain carrying equipment; ability to move in and around confined and cluttered places; ability to stand up to 12 hours per day; ability to work overhead; ability to use hands to grasp and arms to reach; adequate vision to perform tasks and ability to work outside in various types of weather conditions.

Must have valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.   Criminal background check will be performed.

Summit Design and Engineering Services is a multi-disciplined design and engineering services firm headquartered in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with other offices in Raleigh, Durham, Asheville, Fayetteville, Pittsboro, Indian Trail and South Boston, Virginia.   For the past 4 years we have been named one of the fastest growing companies in the Research Triangle area.

Since 1997, Summit's success, tradition of service and expansion into new fields of practice have been based on our commitment to help our clients successfully complete projects of all types.

Our expertise includes:  Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI), Structural Engineering, Land Development, Geotechnical Engineering, Architecture, Transportation and Infrastructure Design, Traffic Engineering, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Construction Materials Testing, Special Inspections and Surveying.


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