grade engineer resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Precise and visually astute crew lead with vast and diverse experience in construction and real-estate surveying. Measures distances between reference points and identifies boundary locations of land, water and air spaces. Pinpoints locations and foundations for new buildings, roads and bridges and communicates exact findings to cartographers, architects and construction managers. Smart Survey Crew Chief promoting a 13-year career managing talented teams in rugged conditions. Offering skills in leadership and calculating and adjusting mathematical figures. Ready for a new position that involves delegating work tasks and performing complex calculations. Highly talented individual boasting a background communicating with various stakeholders, safely operating vehicles and gathering data. A motivated Survey Crew Chief well-trained in GPS and conventional total station technologies. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience.

  • Survey Planning Meetings
  • Training and Mentoring
  • Land Staking
  • Boundary Determination
  • Network Control Stations
  • Data Analysis and Calculations
  • Hand Sketching
  • Total Station Instrumentation
  • Precise Measurements
  • Property Assessments
  • Geodetic Surveying
  • Computer Skills
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Active Listening
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Customer Service
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • People Skills
  • Team Building
  • Problem Resolution
  • Basic Math
  • Team Management
  • Data Management
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Training & Development
  • Organizational Skills
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Project Management
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Workflow Development
  • Technical Drawings
  • Process Management
  • Blueprints and Schematics
  • Data Analysis
  • Time Management
  • Advanced Mathematical Abilities
  • Remote Office Availability
  • AutoCAD
07/2021 to Current Grade Engineer C.T. Male Associates | Latham, NY,
  • Applied technical knowledge to help promote safe work environment and enhance customer satisfaction.
  • Identified and implemented most acceptable resolutions to complex engineering problems.
  • Recommended design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.
  • Oversaw roadway milling, paving, drainage, utilities, traffic control and depth replacement.
  • Defined primary adjustments of products and structure constituents.
02/2013 to 02/2020 Survey Crew Chief Apex Systems | Falls Church, VA,
  • Utilized GIS software to compile and capture resource data from various maps, following specific data set guidance to achieve optimal results.
  • Used manual and robotic field surveying techniques to complete accurate work.
  • Checked mapping layers to assess accuracy and identify, mark and correct errors.
  • Completed and finalized diverse commercial and residential land surveys.
  • Updated maps with new details on boundary line changes and owner transfers.
  • Uploaded collected data to internal database for review and manipulation by quality control team.
  • Calculated latitudes, longitudes, angles and areas using survey field notes or reference tables.
  • Requested and tracked utility locations for projects.
  • Surveyed locations to ascertain natural and man-made surfaces, assessing underground and underwater elements using electronic distance-measuring equipment.
  • Researched land information, evaluated deeds and reviewed zoning and subdivision regulations.
  • Analyzed and verified surface modeling by measuring ground control points with surveying equipment.
  • Produced maps based on information gathered from multiple sensors and projects.
  • Analyzed survey computations with applicable standards to determine adequacy of data.
  • Compiled engineering plan information to stake projects for construction.
  • Performed field surveys using Topcon and Spectra total stations.
  • Produced overlay maps detailing water locations and topographic features.
  • Developed survey maps with legal metes and bounds.
  • Created and updated complex data used in reports, maps and sketches.
  • Analyzed aerial photographs to detect and interpret significant military, industrial or topographical data.
  • Researched maps used in company's GPS products and edited geographic data for accuracy.
  • Recorded, sorted and manipulated data with [Software], [Software] and [Software].
  • Trained entry-level departmental employees on different GIS and GPS software packages to enhance team performance.
  • Responded to public requests for information concerning [Type] mapping issues and questions about surveys, acreage, taxation and other concerns.
03/2008 to 02/2013 AutoCAD Technician C.T. Male Associates | Albany, NY,
  • Created designs using computer programs such as AutoCAD and [Software] to complete shop drawings.
  • Developed precise drawings from scratch based on written and verbal specifications supplied by customer, engineering or sales.
  • Implemented revisions as required by engineering, customer or suppliers.
  • Received and reviewed details from design professionals to determine precise measurements for drawing preparation.
  • Coordinated with project engineer on final as-built drawings so department and customer had accurate record of final design implemented on site.
  • Kept to tight deadlines and forged strong team bonds to accomplish challenging objectives.
  • Captured and reconfigured data from hard copy prints and markups for efficient use in modern electronic environment.
  • Contacted relevant stakeholders to resolve project issues and maintain schedules.
04/2005 to 03/2011 Survey Crew Chief Barghausen | City, STATE,
  • Documented survey findings and prepared detailed reports and plats.
  • Calculated height, depth, property lines and other characteristics of terrain.
  • Reviewed field survey data using calculator, computer and GPS equipment.
  • Conducted surveys to design, research and analyze mapping systems.
  • Verified accuracy of survey measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites.
  • Read and interpreted legal documents, construction drawings and maps to complete surveys.
  • Completed assessments, measuring boundaries and notable landmarks.
  • Prepared charts, plots, maps and records to support survey-related data.
  • Completed and finalized diverse commercial and residential land surveys.
  • Utilized Revit and AutoCAD to prepare drawings and maps of properties.
  • Completed projects within specific timelines, typically exceeding client expectations.
  • Authored detailed reports of all phases of work performed by field crew.
  • Promoted safety procedures and precautionary measures with team working in harsh temperatures, rugged conditions and operating field equipment.
  • Utilized GPS techniques to assemble data from field surveys and measure distances and elevations.
  • Directed team of [Number] [Job title]s by delegating tasks and managing collection of field data.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Assisted with customer requests and answered questions to improve satisfaction.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new opportunities.
  • Leveraged [Software] skills to input and compile data gathered from various sources.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2007 to to High School Diploma | Auburn Riverside High School, Auburn, WA GPA:
  • Created highly effective new program that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
  • Negotiated with vendors, saving company $[50,000] annually.
  • Promoted to crew chief due to work ethic and knowledge that achieved Improved income and faster production for company.
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.

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  • Auburn Riverside High School

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  • Survey Crew Chief
  • AutoCAD Technician
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