Survey Party Chief

Posted: 04/16/2021


Job Title: Survey Party Chief
Department: Transportation
Location: Scranton Office

Company Overview:
LaBella Associates was established in 1978 and has been voted a Top Workplace for the last five years. We are headquartered in Rochester, NY with offices across New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Madrid, Spain. LaBella is a multi-disciplined architectural and engineering firm dedicated to client satisfaction through teamwork, respect, and trust. We provide services that take a project from start to finish—from an initial study to determine a project’s feasibility to construction administration and start up, and everything in between.

Job Overview:
As a Survey Party Chief for LaBella, you will perform survey work relating to topographic and boundary surveying, ALTA/ASCM land title, construction staking, lot surveying, structure monitoring and other surveying application in support of civil engineering. This is a professional path position that provides the opportunity to earn a Professional Surveying License.

- Communicate with the client and project team to understand the goals, challenges, schedule, budget and expectations of a project.
- Follow prescribed safety practices for Land Surveying.
- Build client relationships.
- Lead project teams to achieve client objectives.
- Diverse survey work including Roadway, Utility, Healthcare, Industrial, Commercial, Government, and Education type projects.

- Minimum five years’ experience as a Survey Crew Member/Chief with the ability to become a licensed Surveyor in Training (SIT) within a couple of years, with the goal of obtaining licensure as a Pennsylvania Professional Land Surveyor (PLS).
- Prior experience as a crew chief required.
- Proficiency in the Trimble family of surveying equipment is a plus.
- Familiarity with Carlson and Inroads software is a plus.
- Ability to interpret construction plans.
- Ability to work in a team environment and also be willing to work independently.
- Maintain a current driver’s license in good standing and able to operate company owned vehicles.
- Willingness to work overtime, as needed.
- Willingness to work outdoors and in adverse weather conditions.
- Physically able to perform all tasks including the ability of lifting up to 50 lbs.

Company Perks:

 Health/Dental Insurance


 401k Plan

Short & Long Term Disability

 Profit Sharing

Paid Time Off

 Verizon Wireless Discount

Gym Reimbursement

Tuition Reimbursement

Referral Bonus Program

Wellness Program

Team Building Events

Community Service Events