Survey Crew Chief II

Hiring for: Woodinville

The Survey Crew Chief II, working as a 1 Person Crew or leading a 2 Person Crew, will conduct field surveying, draft survey documents, manage timelines and interface with clients, contractors and field/office personnel. The Survey Crew Chief II must be able to conduct complex field surveying duties.

What You Get to Do

  • Perform field surveys using Total Stations, GPS receivers and levels to obtain coordinates and elevations
  • Prepare and communicate field notes, sketches, checklists and digital data in required formats for Project Managers, Land Surveyors and Drafting personnel
  • Reduce field data notes and verify their accuracy
  • Research legal and survey records to obtain information about property boundaries and areas to be surveyed
  • Perform field data collection and corner staking, boundary and easement surveys, topographic mapping, plat and condo documents, and construction staking
  • Work with field and office personnel, both as a team member and independently, to produce topographic surveys, record of surveys, A.L.T.A. surveys, boundary line adjustments, easement exhibits and any document required for project completion
  • Adjust surveying instruments in order to maintain their accuracy


  • Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of Land Surveying
  • Possess field experience in all types of physical land surveying: Boundary,Topographic,Construction staking
  • Possess field experience in data collection and instrument operations
  • Must be experienced in computing and staking of complicated construction projects, including but not limited to: Slope staking,Bridge and highway construction,Storm drain, Sewer, Water, Walls, Ponds, Roads, Curbs, Lot corners
  • Familiarity with Leica Robotic Total Stations and GPS equipment
  • Communicate and coordinate project layout with contractors and clients in the field
  • Represent LDC in a responsible manner
  • Be responsible for meeting budgets for field time and managing requests for additional work in field with Survey Manager
  • Care and maintenance of equipment
  • Ability to travel overnight for select projects
  • Ability to carry up to 70 pounds and able to endure working in inclement weather conditions
  • Collaborate with other Crew Chiefs and Survey Department in order to refine processes and procedures
  • 8 years minimum field surveying experience in land development and construction projects
  • Land development project experience specific to the Puget Sound region
  • Experience working with local municipalities including King/Snohomish/Pierce counties
  • Current Washington State Professional Land Surveyor registration a plus
  • Valid Washington State driver’s license including a clean 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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