Construction Surveyor

  • FAM Construction, LLC
  • 3877 Fairfax Ridge Rd, Fairfax, VA, USA
  • 05/20/2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

Imagine being a member of the survey team on a highly visible, $2.4 billion project in the NOVA area that you can be proud to put your name on.  Join the experienced team with Ferrovial Agroman and Allan Myers who have come together to create the company FAM Construction for a special project. 

FAM Construction, LLC, is searching for a Construction Surveyor in the Fairfax, VA area.

Some of the benefits to you:

  • Competitive pay – Based on experience level, plus annual bonus opportunities.
  • Benefits – Including medical, dental, and vision (all starting day 1!), 401k with match, and tuition reimbursement.
  • Perks – Company vehicle or car allowance, and gas card.
  • Stability – After the project is completed, there are plenty of other projects locally, elsewhere within the US, or abroad that you can choose to join. They strive to retain good talent, so there will always be opportunities for you.
  • Great management – This is an environment that is run by a great team of leaders where, no matter your position, your voice is heard.

If you have the following, they want to hear from you:

  • At least 5 years of paraprofessional civil engineering experience, including at least one year of journey-level surveying experience
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of land surveying, including boundary determination, legal descriptions, construction, topographic surveying, and GIS
  • Knowledge of field surveying practices and techniques, including radial staking

About the project:

  • FAM has been awarded the Transform I-66 Outside the Beltway project, which involves multi-modal improvements to 22.5 miles of I-66 corridor from I-495 in Fairfax County to University Boulevard in Prince William County.
  • The project features two express lanes alongside three regular lanes in each direction, with space in the median for future transit; corridor-wide bike and pedestrian improvements; and safety and operational improvements at key interchanges throughout the corridor.

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  • Acts as the chief party for field survey crews engaged in making plane and / or geodetic surveys for construction, topography, right-of-way, and control survey projects
  • Participate in pre-survey planning meetings with project managers, resident engineers, and contracting representatives
  • Assigns and monitors work, and provides input for evaluation of members of field survey crew
  • Instructs and trains survey crew in survey and mapping methods, use of equipment, and field safety procedures
  • Gathers field survey data through use of conventional and Global Positioning System (GPS) methods:
  • Sets up, adjusts, and operates surveying equipment, including electronic total station, data collector, and GPS equipment, in order to measure distances, elevations, and angles
  • Prepares field notes and drawings
  • Performs field surveying for roadway, bridges, and flood control projects, including installing surveying construction stakes, tying out existing intersection ties, and locating or establishing vertical and horizontal control, right of way, monuments, corners, boundaries, and property lines
  • Performs complex surveying calculations using engineering calculator, laptop computer, personal computer, and graphics and coordinate geometry (Cogo) software, such as AutoCAD-Softdesk
  • Analyzes raw data for mathematical closure and geometric accuracy
  • Provides survey information for Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Prepare finished grade sheets, topographic maps, records of survey, corner records, and other survey reports
  • Researches existing record information, including record maps, plans, deeds, easements, and right-of-way documents; and maintains field data records, survey project files, and indexing systems

About the Company:  FAM Construction, LLC is a joint venture between Ferrovial Agroman and Allan Myers.  Ferrovial's experience includes some of the largest, most complex transportation projects in the United States.  Allan Myers is the largest heavy civil construction company and materials provider in the Mid-Atlantic. Together they have been awarded the Transform I-66 Outside the Beltway project.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.