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Party Chief - Corvallis

  • 14 Oct 2021 9:46 AM
    Message # 11477339
    PLSO Office (Administrator)

    Northstar Surveying is seeking an experienced Party Chief to join our team. The position is based out of Corvallis Oregon. We predominantly work within the valley, but some of our projects take you along the mountain range and coast of the State of Oregon and Northern California. As our Survey Party Chief, you will provide survey support to project managers by assisting with the planning, design, and/or construction of both public and private infrastructure and boundaries. The Party Chief will support and expand the existing relationships Northstar has with small communities located throughout the Willamette Valley/Coastal Region and our private sector clients which we support on a wide range of commercial, timber, and residential type projects. This position will require someone to work for a project manager on various tasks in the field with a lesser experienced member of our team. If you are looking to get a taste of it all when it comes to survey experience Northstar offers the opportunity to work on various project types such as boundary & cadastral surveys, topographic mapping, construction layout, property line adjustments, land partitions and subdivisions, mortgage and ALTA certifications, FEMA flood certifications, engineering design surveys, legal descriptions, and drone services.

    What can you expect from this position?

    • The opportunity to work under two Professional Oregon/California Licensed Land Surveyors.
    • Perform occasional out of town multi-day surveys covering the States of Oregon and Northern California.
    • Use of Trimble S series robotics, Trimble GPS R-10’s and R-8’s, Topcon and Nikon conventional instruments, Spectra SP-80 GPS. DJI Phantom 4 and Skydio drones. 
    • A company vehicle will be provided for all work-related support efforts and can be driven during your commute to and from work.
    • The ability to grow in your field of expertise while working towards your PLS Certification.
    • Training to further your career will be paid for to include schooling, drone pilot license, and anything else that you bring to the owner’s attention that can better you as a member our team.
    • You will be working with a team of geomatic professionals and a Company that supports your success.

    What qualifications are we looking for?

    • 3+ years of surveying experience
    • Utilizing industry standard field surveying practices and procedures.
    • Understanding of Professional field surveying practices and procedures
    • Proficient in data collection, stake out, and other equipment and file management
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD Software.
    • The ability to calculate record boundaries from record maps
    • Strong communication skills
    • Self-starter
    • Responsible for the use and care of survey equipment
    • Willingness to work in a team environment 


    What does Northstar Surveying offer?

    • Competitive salary (Anticipated Range: $50,000 to $75,000 depending on experience)
    • Quarterly/Annual performance bonuses.
    • Family-focused benefits package that includes:
    • Flexible work hours
    • Health insurance
    • Maternity/paternity leave for new parents
    • 401k with employer match
    • Pet-friendly workplace policy
    • Career development opportunities including:
    • Paid memberships in professional organizations
    • Opportunities to attend industry conferences
    • Reimbursement for professional licensure expenses
    • The opportunity to live and work in beautiful State of Oregon where you are just a short drive from big cities, small towns, snowy mountains, and sandy beaches.
    • Relocation assistance is available upon request

    Interested in joining our team?

    Submit a resume and cover letter to Nikolas Schlosser at nikolas.schlosser@gmail.com


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