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Johnson, Mirmiran, and Thompson Inc. Party Chief in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,600 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT, currently ranked #51 on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

Position summary: Performs as the lead surveyor on a field survey crew and is responsible for the overall completion of the field survey phase of specific projects. As a condition of employment, hire will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Proof of vaccination will need to be submitted as part of the interview/hiring process.

Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Participates in pre-survey planning meetings with project managers, engineers, and contractor representatives

  • Assigns and monitors work, and provides input for evaluation of members of field survey crew

  • Instructs and trains survey crew in survey and mapping methods, use of equipment, and field safety procedures

  • Completes daily report cards and field note sketches

  • Provides time estimates for specific tasks

  • Performs complex surveying calculations using calculator, computer, and coordinate geometry software such as AutoCAD

Nonessential functions and responsibilities:

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required SkillsRequired Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 5+ years’ experience in a surveying

  • Advanced knowledge of coordinate geometry and math functions

  • Experience with Total Stations and data collectors, preferably TDS and Carlson, and GPS receivers

  • Knowledge of all positions on the crew and capability to utilize all equipment

Qualifications preferred:

  • Experience working with local clients at the county and state level

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in the field 90% of the time. Ability to extensively perform bending, kneeling, standing, shoveling, and lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 25 lbs as needed. Work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.

Work is performed within a general office environment 10% of the time. Office work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment.

Job Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving

  • Building Relationships & Teamwork

  • Communication

  • Decision Making

  • Delegation

  • Quality Service

  • Results-Oriented

  • Safety

JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.