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Survey Crew Chief  


You deserve a job that you feel proud of, where you can channel your knowledge and skills into projects that positively affect communities, and where you design your own path. This is Alliant. Become an employee-owner of a growing engineering and consulting firm where we strive to provide a diverse and equitable culture of support and opportunities. Our success is driven by our employee-owners, and we're excited to have you be a part of it.

The Impact You'll Have:

The Survey Crew Chief leads the Mankato Survey Crew while participating in field survey activities. They plan, supervise, and conduct a variety of surveys. They grow the crew through positive leadership and grow the business by delivering high quality results, on time and within budget and by developing connections with clients.


  • Plan work for the crew including daily tasks and longer-term staff planning
  • Collaborate on survey assignments with the Minneapolis office
  • Coordinate with design staff and clients to understand their surveys needs and explain the results
  • Establish proper control and equipment calibration for field surveys
  • Conduct topographic, boundary, easement, and other land surveys
  • Stake construction projects
  • Conduct as-built surveys
  • Analyze and upload survey data and notes
  • Process field survey data to create CAD files
  • Perform boundary computations
  • Supervise the survey crew including hiring, training, and managing performance
  • Plan equipment and supply needs and coordinate purchases
  • Maintain technical knowledge of surveying principals and technologies
  • Research and pursue contract work opportunities
  • Prepare estimates of work hours to complete tasks

Required Experience:

  • Varied Survey Crew Chief experience including design, property, and construction surveys. Experience must include work on state highway projects.
  • Education: High school diploma required. Secondary education from a two-year technical school in survey technology or equivalent field training and experience preferred.
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by you to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position primarily works in outdoor environment; however, some indoor work may be required. May work longer hours when season demands (summer, fall). May be exposed to all kinds of weather and engage in active, sometimes strenuous work including standing for long periods, pounding stakes, walking considerable distances and climbing hills with heavy instruments and other equipment.
  • License/Certificate:
    • NSPS - ACSM Certification as Level III, Construction Survey Party Chief, or
    • Land Survey in Training (LSIT)
    • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable for insurability

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with Microstation, Civil 3D, and Trimble Business Center


  • A truck and survey equipment are provided by Alliant


At Alliant, we take care of our employees by offering a world class benefit package including:

  • Competitive salary with bonus opportunities
  • Generous Profit Sharing, Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP), and 401k Contribution programs
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
  • Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term disability and Long-term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
  • Wellness Programs & Competitions
  • Generous Annual Leave and Compensatory Time Off programs
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Casual work environment
  • Paid Professional Development and Training
  • Community Involvement/Charity Events
  • Numerous Employee Focused Events (Lunch & Learns, Office Recreation Room, Quarterly Off-Site Socials, etc.

Who We Are:

Alliant Engineering, Inc., an employee-owned company, is a growing engineering, planning, landscape architecture, and surveying firm with a strong culture of customer service, quality, delivery, and innovation. At Alliant we work hard; we have fun; and we love it.

We design solutions that address current needs while paving the way for a brighter future. We provide a culture of diversity, equity, and support, where everyone is given the opportunity to grow and succeed. We approach every project with unwavering confidence yet remain humbly committed to designing work that speaks for itself. At Alliant, our employee-owners are the force behind our success, and we can't wait for you to join us to build better communities with excellence and passion.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. without requiring visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Open Date 11/14/2023  
Number of Openings 1  
Location Mankato, Minnesota  
EOE Statement We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.  

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