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Survey Party Chief - North Texas Region

Survey Party Chief - North Texas Region

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Do you want to make a difference when it comes to building iconic transportation infrastructure projects?  Are you looking to put your strong, heavy civil construction surveying skills to use while building roads and bridges? 


Austin Bridge & Road is currently seeking a Survey Party Chief for projects in the North Texas Region (DFW metroplex).  We excel at what we do and are looking for talented construction professionals that want to excel with us. 


The Survey Party Chief will provide supervision and work direction to a survey crew engaged in establishment of control points and lines used in construction projects. 


  • Field Surveying
  • Review and interpret construction drawings and blueprints
  • Construction layout and verification


Specific Duties Performed (But not limited to):


  • Provides overall work direction and control over a survey crew engaged in various phases of construction surveying.
  • Establishes benchmarks, monuments, centerlines, grade traverses, slopes and other reference points which are essential for correct installation or construction.
  • Assists craft supervision, as required, in the review and proper interpretation of construction plans and drawings.
  • Makes a final check of all work layout to insure proper adherence to references given, both by survey and by technical drawings.
  • Supervises the field adjustment and calibration of survey equipment.
  • Makes calculations and sets up field survey books that can be used by outside parties to accomplish layout work.
  • Uses survey instruments to accomplish tasks.
  • Conducts Tool Box Safety Meetings, enforces all safety regulations, and to be constantly alert to all safety conditions (good and bad).
  • Conducts on-the-job training for qualified personnel and records and reports hours on Foreman’s Daily Control.  


  • Five + years’ experience working a survey crew on heavy-civil construction projects
  • Experience with the following:
    • Bridge structures
    • Trimble equipment
    • Roadway layout
    • Wall layout
    • TOPO experience
    • 3D machine control/3d concrete paving/3d asphalt paving a huge plus


We offer excellent benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance and a matching 401K plan and we are proud to be a 100% Employee Owned Company! To learn more about Employee-Ownership, please go to


Austin Bridge & Road is an Equal Opportunity Employer


About Austin Bridge and Road

A leader in the heavy highway and transportation infrastructure industry for more than 100 years, Austin Bridge & Road has built landmark projects from Arizona to North Carolina, including complex urban highway interchanges, tollways, runways, port facilities, border crossings, automated people mover guide ways and specialty bridges. Our customers rely on our expertise in construction management on conventionally bid projects and newer procurement methods, including design-build, construction manager at-risk and construction management/general contracting.