Survey Field Crew Chief

Job Description

KPM Franklin is a rapidly growing, multi-disciplined professional services land planning, engineering, and surveying firm. Our surveying department is full-service offering boundary, ALTA/NSPS, topographic, wetland, tree, control surveys, right-of-way mapping, Platting, FDOT, and construction layout/builder services. We are seeking a full-time Survey Field Crew Chief to join our Orlando, Florida or Kissimmee, Florida office. We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package. KPM Franklin is also an equal opportunity employer.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead a survey crew to complete assigned field survey projects

  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with other crew members to facilitate the timely and accurate completion of assigned projects

  • Must be knowledgeable of the Standards of Practice set forth by the state of Florida according to statute 5j-17.  This includes but not limited to boundary surveys, topographic surveys, control surveys, construction layout and staking, ALTA/NSPS surveys

  • Manage client and project team relationships and communication in regard to project expectations, schedule, and budget

  • Perform functions including computations, reduction of field notes, and the like

  • Work in a team environment and on occasion also be willing to work independently

  • Preform QA/QC functions


Requirements, Qualifications, and Education

  • HS diploma/GED required (AS or BS degree in land surveying or related field a plus)

  • Must have a Florida Driver's License with a clean driving record

  • 5-10+ years of experience working as Survey Crew Chief

  • Must have good field note taking, managing a crew, running the equipment and training newer staff to familiarize and educate them on field surveying principles

  • Ability to read and interpret survey maps, construction plans and utility plans

  • Ability to work extended hours including and the ability to travel out of town for extended periods of time

  • Proficiency with GPS, Total Stations, and Data Collector equipment required

  • AutoCAD experience (a plus)

  • FDOT experience (a plus)

  • Knowledge of FDOT surveying/mapping procedures (a plus)

  • Knowledge of latest technology related to UAVs, Mobile and Terrestrial Lidar (a plus)

  • Professional Licensed Surveyor Registered in the State of Florida (a plus)

  • CST certification (a plus)

What We Offer Our Full-Time Employees

  • Meaningful, challenging work with a focus on learning and career growth

  • Opportunity to grow with us

  • Excellent competitive salary

  • Health benefits

  • Long and short-term disability & Life insurance policy (100% paid by the company)

  • Excellent PTO package with paid holidays

  • 401k with company contribution

  • Excellent continuing education benefits


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About Us

KPM Franklin provides high-quality and high-value civil engineering, land surveying and planning services. Previously known as Franklin Hart & Reid, KPM Franklin unites proven business management practices with emerging innovative technologies to solve the toughest challenges and deliver projects

on-time and within budget for our privately owned and public sector clients.


1012 Emmett Street, Suite A,

Kissimmee, Florida 34744

(407) 846-1216

6300 Hazeltine National Drive Suite 118

Orlando, Florida 32822

(407) 410-8624

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