Colliers Engineering & Design

Junior Crew Chief

Job Location(s) US-NY-Albany
Regular Full-Time
# of Openings


Colliers Engineering & Design is seeking a Junior Crew Chief to join our growing Survey/Geospatial team in Albany, NY! In this role, the qualified candidate will conduct field surveys independently or with the assistance of other field crew staff. Responsible for performing and/or overseeing all field survey activities on assigned projects of minimal to intermediate complexity, using standard equipment, work, and safety methods. Perform site safety leader functions on site. 


• Plan and perform basic field surveys under the guidance of technical project management within the defined project scope and budget, using the most efficient methods, and in accordance with applicable standards of practice
• Supervise and direct other survey crew members
• Interact with project site supervisors and client field representatives
• Prepare accurate, detailed field notes and reports of daily activity in a timely manner
• Perform basic in-field calculations for construction stakeout and various land surveys with direct oversight and assistance from office support team
• Prepare cut sheets for construction assignments as needed
• Review and determine the validity of data collection
• Demonstrate initiative in analyzing and developing solutions to issues encountered on projects
• Operate and maintain the survey vehicle in accordance with the Company vehicle manual
• Maintain, transport, and operate the instruments and equipment associated with surveying land and preparing the job site for a survey
• Adhere to corporate and client Health and Safety program(s) and all applicable SOPs
• Prepare or receive the Health and Safety Checklists from the Project Manager, to review and instruct other crew personnel on all safety hazards, PPE, etc. associated with the work being performed
• Use and instruct others to properly use Total Stations, Data Collector, GNSS, and other specialized survey equipment to collect data
• Electronically transfer field data files, photos and associated forms to office team daily


• High School/GED or equivalent, Associates of Applied Sciences degree in a related field preferred
• Relevant Years of experience required to perform the role: 3+ years of related experience, 2+ years as Instrument Operator
• Valid Driver’s license required

• CST level II preferred and the ability to obtain Drone License 107

• Intermediate level knowledge of survey concepts and mathematics and apply applicable standards, procedures, trends, technology, and criteria to successfully perform the functional responsibilities of the position
• Possess and demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain internal and external relationships which support the success of the Company
• Knowledgeable in best practices, trends, information, and other influences that affect Colliers Engineering & Design and the environment in which we work, to maintain our position as an industry leader
•  Possess and demonstrate the ability, skills, and initiative to exchange information effectively and efficiently
• Program and Project Management- Possess and demonstrate the ability to lead effectively, plan, organize and manage procedures, protocols and/or staff, with guidance from technical project management, to achieve the desired results of specific projects and/or programs

What We Offer

Compensation: $20.49-$36.89/HR. DOQ


At Colliers Engineering & Design, our people are our most important resource. That’s why we are committed to providing all our employees with a safe, comfortable work environment, potential for career advancement, and the ability to impact society through their projects as well as Company sponsored activities.

This dedication begins with supporting a work life balance through a generous compensation package that includes: company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid pregnancy disability leave; short- and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; a company-matched 401(k)/Roth; paid time off that includes parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses and a straight time policy that compensates exempt employees for billable hours worked in excess of 40 billable hours within a work week.

We have also created an internal culture that provides the resources and technology needed to encourage personal and professional growth opportunities through reimbursement for education; a free in-house resource for hundreds of educational and self-enrichment courses; mentorship program; wellness program; Women’s Organization and ongoing philanthropic opportunities.

Apply today to learn how you can join our team of professionals, so we can help you Accelerate Your Success!


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