CobbFendley is a multi-discipline firm founded in 1980 in Houston, Texas, providing engineering and surveying services. The Survey Department is seeking a Party/Crew Chief for the Austin, Texas office.
The successful candidate's most important qualifications include:
Three to five years of experience using total station with data collector, levels, and GPS receivers
Excellent driving record and a valid driver's license
Strong work ethic
Good verbal and written communications skills
CST Certification is a plus
Follow directions and work well with others
Responsible for directing, training and supervising an operational two or three person survey field crew
Direct all phases of work of a field survey crew in determining exact location and measurements of control points, elevation, lines and areas to secure data used for construction, contract payment, qualities, mapping, boundary delineation or other purpose.
Perform survey calculations by computing grade, vertical curves, horizontal curves and deflection angles
Must accurately and efficiently collect field data and locate features
Record data points with data collector
Must operate and maintain company equipment and vehicles
Prepare quick and legible field sketches
Training to meet company safety standards
Work in a safe and efficient manner at all times
Sitting for extended periods of time for training purposes (including extended computer use, typing, and writing)
Standing for extended periods of time
Physical mobility in and around construction sites, traffic work zones, and other field assignments
Alert and responsive while working in lane closure zones adjacent to high volume average daily traffic
Ability to carry survey equipment and supplies in remote, rural or urban surroundings
Ability to lift 50 pounds and walk long distances
Walking and climbing on uneven surfaces
Repeated motions (i.e.- reaching, bending, stooping, carrying, lifting, pushing, pulling, cutting brush with a machete or brush axe, and handling various types of equipment)
Exposure to indoor and outdoor environments (approximately 80% of duties to be performed outdoors in the field and 20% performed indoors in the office/warehouse)
Ability to withstand extreme weather conditions (i.e. hot and freezing temperatures)
Driving for extended periods of time
Use of electric powered tools, cutting tools and other equipment
Potential watercraft use
Exposure to allergens including but not limited to: poison ivy, sumac, dust, pollen, cedar, etc.
Entering confined spaces
Exposure to construction and traffic work zones
Extended periods of Personal Protective Equipment use
Expected hours of work:
The employee must arrive to work at 7:00 am and must be available to work overtime as well as some weekends (as needed).
Survey crews should be willing to travel approximately 20% of the time, sometimes for several weeks in a row.
The position reports to the Department Manager.
If and when the duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the prospective employee passing a background/drug screen, which will include the candidate's driving record. Benefits include a competitive compensation package*.
CobbFendley's commitment to employees is exemplified through a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health insurance, 401(k), employee stock ownership plans, and continuing education programs. In addition to Earned Time Off (ETO), CobbFendley's offices are closed for an extended break from December 25th through January 1st, allowing our employees time to relax and enjoy the holidays.
CobbFendley's Mission is to collaborate with employees and clients to provide engineering solutions that further our commitment to growth in the community.
We Collaborate. We Commit. We Build Communities.
At CobbFendley, people are our most valued resource. We are always seeking talented and qualified professionals to enhance our ability to provide clients with exceptional service. At the same time, we are committed to the professional and personal growth of our staff. We are an equal opportunity employer. All candidates are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
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Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc. participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). The E-Verify system uses federal databases to rapidly validate individual identities and work eligibility from the information gathered in the Form I-9.
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CobbFendley does not and will not accept unsolicited resumes under any circumstances from independent recruiters, recruiting agencies, or similar entities. Recruiting activity on behalf of a candidate does NOT constitute CobbFendley's acceptance of terms and conditions without prior contractual agreements signed by authorized CobbFendley personnel. Unsolicited resumes through any channels including cold calling, emails, applications, social media messaging, etc., will not be reviewed. All inquiries should be directed to the Human Resources Department.