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Survey Crew Chief

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Job Type

Full Time


This job will be primarily located on job sites throughout Central Indiana

About the Role

Who are we looking for?

Align Civil Engineering Consultants (Align) is seeking a motivated and dependable individual to join our team as a Survey Crew Chief. Ideally, this candidate has at least two years of land surveying or construction experience. In this role, you will travel to a variety of job sites and help execute land surveys for the development of new roads, neighborhoods, municipal infrastructure, parks, trails, and other community projects. This position will be based out of Align’s Indianapolis, Indiana office.

What are the responsibilities and roles of this position?

As a Survey Crew Chief at Align, you would be responsible for leading field activities, and completing survey projects of varying sizes and complexity. The Crew Chief leads ALTA / NSPS Land Title Surveys, Aviation, Boundary, Horizontal & Vertical Control, Linear Route Surveys, and Topographic Surveys. Crew Chiefs are expected to:

Ensure field data is collected accurately and on time
Understand project scopes and explain them to field technicians
Lead, mentor, and train field technicians on equipment and field procedures
Carry out quality control protocols during data collection
Monitor the safety and handelling of field equipment
Be honest and accept accountability for the work performed by your team
Maintain a positive attitude with co-workers and the public

Where is this position located?

This job will primarily be located on job sites in the Central, Indiana Region


What are the required qualifications for this role?

  • Previous experience utilizing conventional equipment, data collection, robotic total stations, and Trimble GPS is preferred

  • Ability to read road / bridge plans and interpret deeds

  • An associate's degree is preferred but not required.

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in route / topographic projects.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Must be able to work outdoors performing physical labor in all seasons

  • Able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds minimum

  • Valid U.S. driver's license

About the Company

What is Align?

Align is a civil engineering consulting firm in Indiana with an emphasis on municipal infrastructure, private development, transportation, aviation, and parks/recreation. We provide multi-disciplined services for a variety of public agencies and private entities, including INDOT, cities, counties, developers, and not-for-profit organizations. For over 60 years we have helped develop stronger communities through our engineering, land surveying, and construction inspection services.

What’s it like working at Align?

Align has been selected as one of Indiana’s 100 Best Places to Work for 2024. We foster an environment that values honesty, excellence, and big-picture thinking. Our team is a tight-knit group of individuals who care about each other's professional growth and life outside of work. At Align, you are not a number with a narrow specialization. You are challenged with a diverse set of projects and various tasks. We educate and train our employees to be cross-functional problem solvers who become leaders in our industry. Align is an equal opportunity employer.

How will you be compensated?

Industry competitive compensation commensurate with experience
Retirement savings with company matching
Paid time off starting at 3 work weeks per year
Health, dental, and vision insurance
Disability and life insurance
Paid maternity and paternity leave
Tuition reimbursement

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