land surveyor crew chief resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
I'm a well rounded Surveyor, ready to apply the technical and professional skills I've developed from my diverse professional experience and educational background.
  • Thorough understanding of survey means and methods
  • Proficiency with GPS, robotic total station, and LiDAR
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to lead and direct others in a positive, constructive manner
  • Fast learner and easily adaptable to changes and new challenges
Work History
Land Surveyor - Crew Chief, 10/2014 - Current
Widseth Smith Nolting Alexandria, MN,
  • As the only survey employee of a remote office, I take on many responsibilities - inside and outside of the survey realm -  through all phases of a project's life.
  •  Safely managing and executing the day to day survey activities, as well as planning, scheduling and budgeting for the future.  
  • Maintain existing client relationships, as well as working to expand opportunities into new markets and sectors in the region. 
  • Perform field surveys including but limited to; Right-of-way acquisition, land division, utility expansion, topographical, volume/quantities, establish control and perform construction staking for dams and other irrigation structures, pipelines, and heavy civil grading.
  • Utilize software such as AutoCad Civil3D, Trimble Business Center, ArcGIS, MS Office and Bluebeam, to perform survey calculations, data reduction, platting, drafting, write reports, proposals, etc..
  • Ensure that all equipment and vehicles are safe, maintained and properly supplied. 
  • Work closely, in a fast paced and dynamic environment with a large project team, both local and remote, utilizing technology to achieve project goals and deliver quality service to our clients.  
  • Perform construction inspection duties as needed.
Land Surveyor - Crew Chief, 01/2013 - 08/2014
Hdr, Inc. Doral, FL,
  • Performed survey services in the communities and oil fields of the Bakken region of Western North Dakota including; oil, gas, drinking and frac water supply and disposal pipelines, municipial utility expansion, land development and subdivision construction and design surveys, land planning, zoning, and annexation.    
  • Platting, drafting, and office calculations for construction stakeout.
  • Worked with project team on scoping, proposals, fee estimates and contracts.
  • This was a highly demanding job in an economic boom. Survey needs were greater than survey resources. This job required long hours, hard work, a good attitude, attention to safety, excellent communication skills, and the ability to learn and adapt quickly to be utilized outside of the normal duties of a land surveyor.  

Land Survey Technician, 05/2012 - 01/2013
KLJ, Inc. City, STATE,
  • Performed entry level survey duties, including construction staking or municipail utilities, oil and gas production sites, oil and gas transmission and distribution pipelines, etc..
  • Topographical and volume surveys.
  • Used software to upload/download data.

Engineering Intern, 05/2011 - 11/2011
Barrick Gold - Goldstrike Mine City, STATE,
  • Was introduced to surface and underground mining and ore processing practices.
  • Sampled and conducted laboratory testing and assay as part of a proprietary project to develop a process for capturing extremely fine suspended gold-containing solids in the tailings stream. 
  • Present summer capstone project to Barrick senior management.  

Bachelor of Science: Land Surveying and Geomatics (online coursework), Expected in Current
Great Basin College - Elko, NV
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Associate of Applied Science: Civil Engineering Technology, Expected in 2012
Montana Tech - Butte, MT
Status -
  • Passed NCEES Fundamentals of Surveying - LSIT
  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe Maintenance of Way rules qualified
  • OSHA 10 hour certification
  • Defensive Driving, FirstAid, CPR, confined space training
  • MSHA certified (needs updated)

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School Attended

  • Great Basin College
  • Montana Tech

Job Titles Held:

  • Land Surveyor - Crew Chief
  • Land Surveyor - Crew Chief
  • Land Survey Technician
  • Engineering Intern


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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