- Understanding of the standards and procedures for construction layout to improve the overall quality of the project.
- Ability to communicate effectively with the Department, Contractor, and all other Project Personnel to increase overall understanding of the information being established in the field.
- Understanding and knowledge of reference materials, including but not limited to Manual for Construction Layout, NCDOT Standard Specifications and Roadway Standard Drawings.
- Ability to read and interpret roadway plans and standards.
- Ability to take instructions and follow directions.
- Execution of field surveys accurately and efficiently.
- Partner with the other survey crews in proper surveying
- Provide leadership in vehicle, instrument and equipment care and maintenance.
- Develop thorough and accurate field notes, survey reports and calculations.
- Proactively provide routine communications to supervisors and administrative support staff.
- Reviewal and approval of information from submittals.
- Horizontal and vertical control verification, as well as coordinates, differences, and error of closure.
- Sketch of location of newly referenced horizontal control, with text printout of coordinates, method of reference and field notes associated with referencing control.
- Newly established benchmarks with location, elevation, and closed loop survey field notes.
- Follow the proposed method for recording information in field books to ensure clarity and adequacy.
- Update electronic and manuscript survey records monthly.
- Establish clearing Points in Environmentally Sensitive Areas (Permitted Sites) prior to clearing.
- Layout drawings for all utility construction systems, drainage systems, structures, and culverts.
- Bridge layout drawing with coordinates and control points prior to field layout
- Computations for buildups over beams, screed grades and overhang form elevations.
- Sign S-Dimension information on an 11 ½ inch x 17 inch drawing depicting the theoretical finished section at each proposed overhead sign assembly location.
- Coordinate data showing differences between supplied baseline coordinates and field obtained GPS coordinates, including report detailing preliminary input data.
- Any proposed plan alteration to rectify a construction stakeout error, including design calculations, narrative and sealed drawings.
- Validation of right-of-way marker locations.
- Conform in all respects with applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, ordinances and other orders and to all company policies, procedures and directives from supervisors.
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested by management.
- Must be available to travel locally and work overtime occasionally.
- Work in outdoor environment 95% of the time.
- Work in active construction zones with traffic.
- High to Moderate noise level.
- Travel via automobile on daily basis.
Education, Training, Experience and Licensing/Certification Requirements:
- High School diploma.
- Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
- A minimum of 7 years survey experience with Survey Crew Chief experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Must be able to work independently or in a team setting.
- Proficiency with field survey instruments.
- Proficiency using laptop computers and data collection software.
- Must be a self-starter and work with little guidance.
- Must be able to work independently or as part of a survey crew as required.
Machines, Tools and Equipment:
- Operate survey instruments (handheld data collector, robotic total station, GPS units) and standard office equipment (i.e., personal computer, facsimile, copy machine, etc.)
- Talk, hear, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach.
- Ability to lift/push/pull up to 25 pounds daily.