Carlson McCain, Inc. is looking for an experienced Survey Crew Chief. The Survey Crew Chief functions as an experienced professional who will perform technical collection and electronic transfer of data, detailed record-keeping, adherence to safety practices, and supervision of field staff. Duties may vary from project to project. This position is based out of our Blaine, MN office;

Essential job duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Section subdivision surveys
  • Boundary surveys
  • Topographic surveys
  • ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys
  • Construction layout and staking
  • As-built surveys
  • Act as a field technical manager on certain projects, overseeing projects as they move from initialization through final construction
  • Coordinate equipment maintenance, inventory, repair, and inspections with supervisor or equipment manager
  • Professional and complete written and electronic communication with internal staff and external clients
  • Provide detailed record-keeping and field notes


  • 4+ years field experience
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assigned tasks
  • Ability to work independently and with a crew
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various levels of staff and personality types
  • Proficiency in computer programs such as Trimble Business Office and Microsoft Office
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license


  • Health, Dental, Eye and Life Insurance, Retirement plan and Company 401k Match, minimum of 3 weeks PTO, 7 Company Paid Holidays, and more!

Carlson McCain, Inc. is a full-service consulting firm specializing in environmental, engineering, and land surveying services.   We provide a great working environment, excellent benefits, and pay commensurate with skills. Carlson McCain is an equal opportunity employer.

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