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Survey Party Chief - Portland

  • 13 Oct 2020 3:35 PM
    Message # 9302009
    PLSO Office (Administrator)

    Survey Party Chief

    Firm Background

    Founded in Portland, Oregon in 1990, Harper Houf Peterson Righellis Inc. (HHPR) is a firm of engineers, planners, landscape architects, and surveyors who provide comprehensive, integrated services for transportation facilities; site development; utility infrastructure; water resources; storm water facilities; parks; and residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial site development.

    With a staff of over 100, we serve clients across Oregon and southwest Washington from our offices in Portland, Salem, Bend and Vancouver Washington.

    Our culture is one of dedicated individuals who take our client’s needs seriously while having fun. We support our teammate’s aspirations and provide the opportunity to achieve professional and personal goals. We are respectful of individual’s personal lives and strive for an efficient and effective work life balance.

    What we are seeking

    Survey Party Chief who is interested in joining our Portland, OR team.  Our Surveying department is seeking an individual who will work well within the team environment, respond effectively to multiple deadlines, will be flexible to field and office work demands.

    Job Requirements

    • Five (5) years’ experience as a party chief leading survey crews and performing field work, including boundary, right of way, construction staking, and topographic survey activities.  
    • Experience with ODOT surveys and/or US Forest Service Cadastral work.
    • Knowledge and experience with Trimble and Topcon instrumentation, Robotics, GPS equipment and laser scanning is a plus.
    • Must have good communication, computer skills and be a team player.
    • Must have valid driver’s license and acceptable motor vehicle record and have the ability to pass drug test. 
    • Occasionally may be required to work out of town/overnight for short periods of time.
    • Applicant must be able to lift/carry up to 30 lbs. and stand for long periods of time.

    Job Description

    Crew Party Chief, duties will include:

    • Report daily to Project Surveyors and independently lead survey crew
    • Communicate job details clearly to Survey Crew members
    • As needed, coordinate on-site with clients, contractors and other consultants to efficiently complete daily tasks
    • Setup and operate survey equipment to collect survey data
    • Prepare daily reports as directed
    • Maintain hand tools and survey equipment
    • Carry equipment and work in all types of weather and terrain
    • Work independently when required
    • Safely operate hand tools and other equipment and demonstrate safe work habits

    License and Education

    High School Diploma preferred


    Send your cover letter and resume PDF document to Employment@HHPR.com.

    Our Benefits

    We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits which include company contribution to employee 401(K) Retirement plan without requiring a match.  Health, Alternative Care, Vision and Dental benefits, company pays 100% of the premiums for employee and dependents.  Also, includes long term disability, life insurance, vacation, sick and holiday pay, with an opportunity for company stock ownership.

    HHPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities or any other characteristic protected by law. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in the process of apply or interviewing due to a disability, please let us know. 

    Last modified: 13 Oct 2020 3:36 PM | PLSO Office (Administrator)
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