• Survey Chainman

    Job Locations US-CA-Palm Desert
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/9/2019 12:06 PM)
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  • Overview

    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, real estate and environmental markets. NV5 primarily focuses on five business verticals:construction quality assurance, infrastructure, energy, program management and environmental solutions. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout he 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


    Certifications/Licenses: LSIT preferred but not necessary


    Compensation: Commensurate with experience.


    NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefit package.


    NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employmentwithout regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, genderidentity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information,marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance withapplicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable stateand local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location inwhich the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms andconditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement,promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,compensation, and training.


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