Survey Crew Chief I

Hiring for: Woodinville

The Survey Crew Chief I will assist the Survey Crew Chief II with various tasks, including field data collection, boundary and easement surveys, topographic mapping, plat and condo document preparation, recorded document preparation, and construction staking. The Survey Crew Chief I should have a general understanding of surveying techniques.


What You Get to Do

  • Work closely with Crew Chief II to ensure complete and accurate data collection, note keeping, and field sketches
  • Operate and maintain survey instruments, including levels, theodolites, chains, total station, data collectors and GPS equipment
  • Work in the field on control, boundary, topographic and as-built surveys as Survey Crew Chief I of a two-person field crew
  • Work in the field to perform construction staking as Survey Crew Chief I of a two-person field crew
  • Work in the field as a one-man robotic survey crew as necessary
  • Transmit survey data to the proper files in the computer network and acquire the data for field use
  • Assist in loading and unloading survey equipment from the company vehicle
  • Perform maintenance of field equipment and maintain supplies for Survey Crew Chief II
  • Cut and remove brush and undergrowth for line of sight
  • Install property corners and construction stakes and mark appropriately
  • Performs mathematical calculations and field checking of field data


  • Basic surveying knowledge
  • Intermediate math skills, which include trigonometry and geometry
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple survey measurements
  • Understanding of basic sources of measurement errors
  • Read and understand plans and specifications
  • Know, understand and demonstrate safe working/operating methods of assigned tools and equipment
  • Work with the Survey Crew Chief II to meet the goals of the project in a safe and efficient manner
  • Must be able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work outdoors with long hours and sometimes difficult physical demands
  • Required to remain standing for a minimum of eight (8) hours per day and walk long distances
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and overtime as needed
  • A minimum of 2 years’ survey experience as rodman, instrument man, chainman or equivalent role
  • Must be experienced in controlling the function of surveying instruments and calculators
  • Experience with boundary, topographic, ALTA, as-built surveys and construction staking
  • Working towards LSIT certification preferred
  • Valid Washington State driver’s license including a good driving record and ability to meet company insurance requirements


LDC offers a great work environment with outstanding benefits, and opportunities for personal and professional growth, including:

  • Comprehensive Health and Wellness Benefits
    • Medical
    • HSA (Health Savings Account)
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Flexible Core Work Schedule
  • 401-k Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Discretionary Bonuses
  • Healthy Work/Life Balance
  • Competitive wages and opportunity for overtime.
  • Fitness Workout Room
  • Training/continuing education.
  • Career advancement opportunities.
  • Company events (company barbecues, family picnics, preseason Seahawk game and many more).

LDC is growing! We need self-directed, high performers, who enjoy working in an exciting environment.

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