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CGA_Consultants Clapsaddle-Garber Associates, Inc. (CGA)

Engineers | Land Surveyors

CGA is seeking a skilled Survey Crew Chief to join our land survey division.

As a Crew Chief, you will play a crucial role in leading a team of survey technicians in conducting precise and accurate land surveys. Your expertise in survey methodologies and equipment, software. and team management skills will be essential in ensuring the successful completion of various land survey projects.

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for career growth and advancement. If you are a skilled and motivated surveyor looking for a challenging and rewarding career, please submit your application and resume.


  • Lead and supervise a team of surveyor technicians in performing field surveys for a variety of land development and construction projects.
  • Plan and organize daily survey activities, including route selection, equipment setup, and data collection methods.
  • Conduct field surveys using surveying equipment, such as GPS, total stations, data collectors, and digital levels.
  • Analyze survey data and prepare reports and maps using computer-aided design (CAD) software.
  • Communicate with clients, contractors, and other stakeholders to ensure project requirements are met.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and company policies.
  • Train and mentor Surveyor Technicians &/or Civil Engineering Technicians to improve their skills and knowledge.


  • 3-6 years of experience in land surveying, including project management and leadership roles
  • Experience with surveying software, such as AutoCAD, MicroStation, or Trimble Business Center
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication (including written, verbal, and active listening) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel for fieldwork as required

Preferred Requirements:

Associate’s degree or completion of a technical trade school in CADD, drafting or related field, plus at least three years of related work experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to bkirkevold@cgaconsultants.com or upload your resume using the form below.

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To apply for this job email your details to bkirkevold@cgaconsultants.com