survey party chief

We are currently seeking a full-time, experienced Survey Party Chief to join our Nashville office.

The Survey Party Chief must be able to excel as both a leader of a survey crew and individually as a one-man survey crew. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of current survey technology, such as Robotic Total Stations and Trimble Business Center, and be eager to adapt to new industry technologies as they develop.

This position will require spending the majority of the day working outdoors. The ideal candidates must be physically able to navigate all landscapes and weather conditions. The ideal candidate must be willing to travel. Some overnight stay will be required.

Ideal candidate should have a minimum two years of experience in construction layout.


$19.00 – $30.00 per hour


  • All phases of field work including, but not limited to boundary, ALTA, topographic, and construction surveys
  • Review and understand construction plans and documents
  • Field calculations and sketching
  • Supervision of survey crew
  • Perform office functions including computations, reduction of field notes, filing, and retrieving prints


  • High School Diploma
  • Two years of Surveying experience
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Desire to grow professionally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be physically able to work outdoors in all terrain and weather conditions
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.


  • S.I.T or RLS License
  • Bachelor of Science in Surveying or Survey related field
  • Experience working with Trimble Business Center
  • Experience with Trimble Robotic Total Stations

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive salary; Referral bonus
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits. LIS pays 65% of employee’s medical premiums
  • Company provided life insurance; Additional Life Insurance available for employee
  • Retirement plan with a 3% company match
  • Emergency care fund
  • Childcare stipend
  • Weekly pay periods
  • 10 paid holidays; 40 hours of paid time off (PTO) received after the completion of 90-day probationary period
  • Support for industry training and certifications; Tuition reimbursement
  • Opportunity for advancement; Reviews conducted annually
  • Staff awards and recognition programs throughout the year
  • Fitness membership discount; Wellness program; Virtual medical visits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or contracted.