• Senior Surveyor - Civil Group

    Job Locations US
    Posted Date 6 months ago(5/29/2019 4:55 PM)
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  • Overview

    Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

    Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

    It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 40 times regionally over the past decade…

    …What are you waiting for?!


    Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Senior Surveyor who is responsible for coordination and supervision of project based survey/layout requirements.  This Senior Surveyor position will support the Civil Group.


    Lead team members:

    • Provide oversight of project survey operations in construction survey
    • Interface with contractors and trades to ensure accuracy of work relative to design intent Manage quality control of self-performed and subcontracted work
    • Build strong cross-cultural relationships and influence others internally and externally and resolve cross-cultural conflict in a culturally appropriate way
    • Provide proactive and intentional leadership in developing the safety culture on the project site
    • Foster strong teamwork orientation and be a resource for valuing and promoting diversity


    Drive business results:

    • Provide liaison between field engineers and contractors or crafts to ensure construction complies with drawings and specs
    • Promote the Zero Injury Safety Program
    • Coordinates with registered surveyor company in preparation for project start-up
    • Attend and participate in project meetings as required


    Champion customer service:

    • Maintain relationships with customers, engineers, union representatives, subcontractors, etc.
    • Portray a positive attitude and demonstrate professional customer service skills
    • Ensure teams have the resources and support to provide far superior service
    • Create and foster a project team culture of far superior service to the customer


    Demonstrate character:

    • Demonstrate business operations and project leadership consistent with Mortenson values
    • Model exemplifying our code of ethics at all times
    • Ensure business operations are consistent with Mortenson’s values
    • Promote a respectful environment for all team members
    • Lead and promote healthy work/life balance


    Additional responsibilities: 

    • Create machine and controller files
    • Site quantity calculations and reports
    • Topo data processing and as-builts
    • Update files with RFI changes
    • Assist field engineers with survey related or QC tasks



    Required Skills and Education:


    • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Construction surveying, Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, or equivalent experience as a surveyor within the construction industry
    • Minimum of four years construction survey experience required
    • CST III preferred
    • Advanced understanding of survey equipment hardware and software
    • Advanced knowledge of machine control functions and settings
    • Advanced understanding of accuracy, tolerances, basic QA/QC, and essential documentation
    • Capable of troubleshooting complex systems
    • Driver’s license is required
    • Desire to mentor fellow surveyors
    • Computer skills in Bentley Inroads, Civil 3D, Trimble Business Center or equivalent survey software
    • Ability to operate equipment including but not limited to total station, GPS, data collector, etc

     Travel is required


    Mortenson is an EEO/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer

    Visa sponsorship not available for this position

    **No Agency e-mails, calls or solicitations accepted**



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