Survey Party Chief

Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Interstate Engineering, an established Great Plains firm, is seeking an ambitious, self-starter to fill an available Survey Party Chief position in our Fergus Falls, Minnesota, office.


  • Managing land surveying projects within several industries.
  • Able to analyses deeds, certificates of survey, and subdivision plats
  • Familiar with GLO field notes and plats
  • Understanding of construction staking, cadastral, boundary location, ALTA, and topography.
  • Ability to operate as a one-person team and manage field assistants, as necessary.
  • Organize field staking materials as necessary.
  • Provide technical expertise to internal and external clients.
  • Competent with Survey Equipment, GPS, and Total Station.
  • Complete and maintain accurate data files and field notes.
  • Must have experience in supervising, coordinating, and reviewing the work of others.
  • Must be able to perform complex tasks that require solutions, skill, and speed beyond typical and conventional methods.
  • Maintain productive working relationships with all clients and co-workers.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team atmosphere are vital.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge in AutoCAD Civil 3D and Trimble equipment and software is desired but not required.
  • Associates degree in Land Surveying or equivalent years of experience
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Proficient in written documentation.
  • Willingness to travel and work outside.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to walk on rugged terrain
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Some travel required
  • Some overtime required
  • Some overnight or long-term lodging required
Job Category: Survey Party Chief Surveyor
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Fergus Falls, MN
Job Sub Category: Survey Party Chief

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