Survey Crew Chief


We are looking for a Survey Crew Chief to run a survey crew for mapping and construction projects. This candidate will be supervisor of a field survey crew engaged in various types of surveys including performing boundary traverses, location surveys, level runs, retracement surveys, staking subdivisions, bridges, highways and commercial developments. The crew chief will document all phases of survey work.

Qualifications :

  • High School diploma or GED and 4 years’ experience as a Survey Crew Chief. Two years of college preferred.
  • Ability to understand and operate total stations with electronic data collecting capabilities.
  • Must have the ability to run Trimble GPS and robotic total stations
  • Ability to work with computer programs and perform calculations such as algebra and trigonometry and compute arcs, angles and distances from surface data.
  • Knowledge of construction plans and specifications.
  • Ability to walk long distances and be able to lift 50 lbs. of equipment.
  • Must have good handwriting skills for marking lath and recording field notes.
  • Clean driving record required.
  • MnDOT and Railroad staking experience a plus.
  • Availability for out-of-town work a plus.
  • Must have or be prepared to obtain OSHA 10-hour training, Railway Safety training and additional project related safety certifications.

About EVS, Inc.

Since 1979, EVS has been serving our clients’ Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental needs. Our firm offers services to meet the demands of a variety of projects for private corporations, governmental agencies, contractors, developers, and architects. Our team consists of a combination of Civil Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Environmental Engineers, Environmental Specialists, Land Surveyors, and support personnel. EVS offers competitive salary, with full benefits and 401(k).

EVS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send resume to Jobs@evs-eng.com

Out of State Candidates:

For those considering relocating to Minnesota to join the EVS team, here is some information about our great state:

Minnesota – The Land of 10,000 Lakes boasts many attractions and activities, both in and out of the Twin Cities area such as, the Mall of America, the city of Duluth, the Boundary Waters, and a lively arts and brewery scene in Minneapolis.

Eden Prairie – EVS has been located in Eden Prairie for the past 20 years. The city of Eden Prairie, located just 10 miles southwest of Minneapolis, was rated by Money magazine as one of the “Best Places to Live” multiple times.

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development published the video below to show the ways in which Minnesota has topped several recent national rankings.