• 12-Jan-2016 to 12-Sep-2018 (CST)
  • Land Surveying
  • Des Moines, IA, USA
  • Full Time

ISG offers a competitive benefits package which includes company paid health, dental, life, disability, PTO & 401k match. Also offered are supplemental life and vision.

Job Title: Land Survey Crew Leader
Location:  Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description
ISG is seeking a survey technician to work as a survey crew leader in our growing Des Moines, Iowa office location.


  •  Adhere to established company policies.
  •  Collect quality field survey data at an adequate speed (specific to each project and task).
  •  Oversee the operation and maintenance of survey equipment used on job site and assist with training others when practical.
  •  Prepare field drawings and high quality notes of each project in the field book in accordance with company and general survey standards.
  •  Become familiar with all of the provided survey hardware. Trimble, Leica, Topcon, etc.
  •  Assemble all instruments and measuring devices needed to complete various types of survey work assignments. It is the Party Chief's responsibility to see that the proper equipment is loaded and charged for the next assignment.
  •  Supervise survey assistant(s) assigned to crew.
  •  Direct efforts of survey assistants assigned to crew, to accomplish project objectives.
  •  Train assigned survey assistants in the use of equipment and proper field techniques in order to promote their skills.
  •  Provide positive client/public relations as individuals are encountered in the field.
  •  Be a team player and be accountable to other members of the team to complete assigned tasks and recognize performance of team members.


  • Associates Degree in Civil or Survey Technology a plus but not required.
  • CST Level 3 a plus but not required.
  • Minimum of two years' experience working as a survey crew chief.
  • Must have working knowledge of field survey equipment including Robotic Total Stations, and GPS, AutoCAD familiarity a plus.
  • Strong communication, organization, analytical and interpersonal skills;
  • Valid drivers license and willingness to travel out of town for projects.
  • Must be comfortable working outside.
  • Proficiency in construction staking, performing ALTA, boundary and topographic surveys.

For further information about ISG, or to apply for one of our positions, please visit us online at: 

ISG is an equal opportunity employer and affirmative action employer.

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