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Jacobs Survey Party Chief in Reno, Nevada

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you’re interested in a rewarding career working with the industry’s best and most innovative professionals, then Jacobs is where you belong.

We are looking for a dedicated Party Chief to grow with our collaborative team and work on a variety of mapping and land development projects.

As a Survey Party Chief, we will ask you to:

Work primarily in the field on control, boundary, topography, laser scanning and other tasks on a one or two-person crew.

  • Collect survey data using GNSS receivers, scanners, total stations, levels, and survey controllers.

  • Perform field survey tasks in accordance with local, state and national regulations.

  • Work without immediate supervision and make technical and procedural decisions for projects assigned within specified limits of authority.

  • Produce clear and concise field notes and quality field data for office processing.

  • Plan daily activities to meet productivity goals.

  • Communicate with the crew and office staff about all aspects of the project.

  • Prepare daily time sheets, data logs, expense reports and field change orders.

  • Work outdoors in variable weather conditions and challenging terrain.

  • Perform some office duties, including data download and reduction, field note reduction, calculations, processing and quality control checks.

  • Collaborate with a multi-discipline team and communicate with clients, subconsultants, site supervisors and contractors.

  • Adheres to company policies and service line procedures.

  • Follow safety protocols.

  • Perform equipment inventory and adjustments and keep current with vehicle maintenance.

  • Participate in department and field crew training.

  • Represent Jacobs in the field and embody a professional image at all times.

  • Preserve and enhance the Jacobs brand through job knowledge and strategic field management.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 5+ years of experience in surveying with 2+ years as a Party Chief preferred but not required.

  • Trimble products including TSC3 or 7, R6, R8, R10, S7, S8, VX, SX-10, Access and TBC.

  • CDOT TMOSS coding preferred but not required.

  • PLS or LSI preferred but not required.

  • Degree in applicable field preferred but not required.

  • Experience with laser scanning, LiDAR, CAD, GIS, photogrammetry, remote sensing, subsurface utilities, or ROW acquisition preferred but not required.

Minimum requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Proven ability to complete all technical aspects of a field surveying task

  • Ability to work long hours and carry heavy loads if needed

  • Reputation as a trusted and respected member of the surveying community

  • Good social and communication skills

  • Able to travel at least 25% of the time

  • Ability to pass drug screen and background checks

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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