Survey Crew Chief

Survey Crew Chief


Have you thought about what it would be like to live and work near the Lake Michigan coastline in the beautiful Traverse City area?

Gosling Czubak Engineering Sciences, Inc., northwestern Michigan's leading multi-disciplinary consulting firm, provides services in civil engineering, surveying, environmental, geotechnical and landscape architecture services. Gosling Czubak delivers innovative solutions to municipalities and private clients throughout Michigan and has an opening for a Survey Crew Chief.

The position will either be the lead person responsible for a two-person crew, or be the sole member of a one-person survey unit. A survey crew chief will be responsible for efficiently completing the field work portion of survey projects. Responsibilities will include all aspects of boundary surveying, topographical surveying, construction layout, and other miscellaneous survey-related tasks.


Your Responsibilities

  • Manage field crew members

  • Interact and work with office staff

  • Efficiently operate technical survey equipment and surveying-related software

  • Perform survey calculations necessary for field work

  • Interaction with clients and the public

  • Prepare and edit surveying notes and files

  • Maintain clean survey truck in good working order


Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Survey Crew Chief, or extensive experience working on a survey crew with the desire to move into a Crew Chief role

  • High school diploma

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Consistency in exercising discretion and judgment in all work tasks

  • Ability to plan, schedule and complete work assignments within established budgets and timelines

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work with different disciplines, such as civil engineers, landscape architects and environmental professionals

  • Broad knowledge of surveying equipment, including Leica products

  • Basic knowledge of personal computers

  • Experience or aptitude to perform multiple types of surveying projects

  • Knowledge of surveying principles

  • Ability to work independently

  • Enjoy and thrive in an outdoor work environment year round

  • U.S. Employment authorization required


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to walk on uneven, slippery, muddy or snow covered ground

  • Must be able to bend, lift and carry up to 50 pounds

  • Must be able to effectively use shovel, hammer and machete

Compensation and Benefits

  • This is a full-time position with possible seasonal layoffs

  • Wage negotiable, based on experience

  • Insurance benefits

  • Paid time off

  • Retirement plan 


About Gosling Czubak

Gosling Czubak Engineering Sciences, Inc. has been providing quality engineering, surveying, environmental, landscape architecture, materials testing, and geotechnical services since 1957. We are located in Traverse City, Michigan and we pride ourselves on establishing and maintaining long term commitments to our clients and our employees.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive continuously to provide training, tools and mentorship to help them ensure success at work and in life.

If you wish to join a team of innovative, talented professionals on work that matters, please email your resume to . 

Gosling Czubak is an Equal Opportunity Employer.