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Survey Party Chief

  • Job reference: NA-001530
  • Sector: Geomatics
  • Location: Atlanta
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Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Atlanta, Georgia Geomatics Group as a Survey Party Chief.

Under limited direction, directs a field survey crew in performing construction, topographic, hydrographic, boundary, right-of-way, control, and special purpose surveys for a client or in support of any of the various technical services of the company.

Ability to use all survey instruments, keep well-organized field notes and other records, and perform all associated mathematical calculations.

Utilizes all survey instruments and tools, calculator, field books, plans and plats.

Based on broader experience and knowledge, is generally assigned to the more complex surveys; is able to exercise more discretion/judgment, and function with greater independence.


High school diploma (or equivalent) plus six years related experience OR an associate's degree in a related technical field plus four years related experience is required. Experience should include two years as Party Chief or similar role. Interest in pursuing a Geomatics degree highly desirable.

Special Skills:

Must possess strong math skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to give training and work direction to others. Ability to interpret legal descriptions and engineering drawings.

Professional Registrations:

CST Level IV and/or LSIT preferred.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.

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