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Survey Chainman

Survey Chainman

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NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.


The successful candidate will be able to adjust and operate Surveying instruments, compile notes, make sketches, enter data as required into the firm's computer systems, maintain records of data obtained and work performed.


The Survey Chainman will work under the close supervision of the survey party chief in the field.  He/she may direct work of subordinate members of a survey crew and/or perform duties related to survey work as directed by the survey party chief.


He/she has certain physical duties to perform which may include care of the survey vehicle and equipment, clearing brush, and digging holes for monument recovery.  The use of equipment in the field may include levels, Electronic Distance Measuring(EDM) machines, Global Positioning System (GPS) units, electronic data collectors, completers High Definition Scanners (HDS), surveyors tapes, sledgehammers (up to 12 lbs), hand hammers, hatchets, brush hooks, machetes, shovels, picks, chisels and drills.


Typical work sites he/she must be comfortable with are deserts, forests, residential construction sites, heavy and light surface street traffic conditions, close proximity to heavy construction equipment, high rise buildings, and any site condition related with heavy or light construction. Attention to detail, dependability, analytical thinking, and communication skills are a must.



  • High School diploma/GED

NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package:

Medical Coverage

Dental Coverage

Vision Coverage

Voluntary Life

401k Program Financial Consulting through Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Holiday Pay

Employee Assistance Program


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.