• - Geospatial
  • Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match, Life Insurance, Profit Sharing and much more

At WGI, you will find talented, passionate associates providing exceptional service in collaborative, team-driven environments, all while having fun and enjoying the work they do. WGI prides its reputation as one of the nation's top consulting firms -- and our awards support our beliefs. We strive to stay ahead of the curve investing in the latest tools and technology. We are always looking for remarkable individuals to join our team and help expand our visionary approach. If you think you are an innovative team-player and want to shape your community, join our WGI team today!

Field Crew Chief position available for our growing Geospatial Division in our Melbourne and Fort Pierce offices. This is an excellent opportunity to join a company with outstanding benefits and future career growth.  

WGI is an award-winning national consulting firm providing land planning, civil engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, transportation, geospatial services, and parking solutions, corporately headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL. The firm has offices throughout the U.S. and provides a comprehensive range of infrastructure services to a diverse client base in over 30 states.


  • Must have the ability to work as a team
  • Dependability and Responsive
  • Daily supervision and coordination of a field survey crew engaged in making plane and/or geodetic surveys for construction, topographic, right-of-way, and control survey projects
  • Participates in pre-survey planning meetings with project managers
  • Trains survey crew in survey and mapping methods, use of equipment and field safety procedures.
  • 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; and 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. 
  • Read and interpret engineering plans.
  • Respect the rights of property owners 

Job Requirements

  • Must practice WGI Safety policies and procedures at all times
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to maintain clear and accurate field notes is required.
  • Strong technical understanding of survey field equipment and data collection processes is required. Computer skills, including Microsoft Office, a must.
  • Ability to manage survey field operations on a large civil construction project
  • High school diploma and 5 years of Field Crew Chief experience required.    
  • Valid Florida driver's license required.
  • Must be able to complete training in West Palm Beach Area

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Work requires using a machete, shovel and sledgehammer or other appropriate tools.  Lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 lbs over rough terrain may be required.   Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate various pieces of field equipment.  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to sit, stand, walk, use hands/fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms, speak, and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and smell.  Able to get in and out of vehicle multiple times a day; drive 30 to 60 miles daily.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job.  Work is performed outside in all types of weather conditions possibly for extended periods of time.  The terrain may be rough, steep, wet or swampy.  Vegetation may be dense, and insects, snakes or animals may be encountered.

If you have what it takes to join our growing organization and want to be part of a dedicated team, please submit your resume for review by our Talent Acquisition Team. WGI provides a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an outstanding work environment.  EOE


This position has been closed and is no longer available.


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