Survey Crew Chief

We are looking for a Survey Crew Chief to join our team!

About AEW

AEW is a leading design firm that has been engineering strong communities since 1968 providing civil engineering, architecture, surveying, GIS and other consulting solutions. Working with municipalities and private clients, AEW is focused on developing and growing long-term relationships with our partners, employees, and clients while maintaining our foundation of integrity and respect for the communities in which we live and work.


  • Conduct various types of surveying including boundary, topographic, ALTA/NSPS, construction stakeouts, etc.
  • Utilize GPS, robotic total stations, digital levels, surveying software, and other tools as needed.
  • Utilize drones, scanners and other imaging devices for terrestrial imaging.
  • Interpret maps, plats, construction plans, and specifications.
  • Perform various survey calculations.
  • Organize and maintain survey documentation.
  • Conduct onsite inspections as needed.
  • Communicate project status to Project Managers and clients.
  • Assist Project Managers with contract requirements.
  • Prepare forms and other paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Maintain excellent client relations.
  • Maintain a safe work environment.
  • Maintain a clean work vehicle, in good condition.


  • A high school education or equivalent is required, including a background in math, geometry and trigonometry.
  • Minimum years’ related experience in land and/or construction survey.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Experience with Trimble Survey Controllers, GPS, Robotic Total Stations required.
  • Must possess effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify sources of measurement errors.
  • Attendance, punctuality and reliability are essential requirements.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather.
  • Self-Motivated, strong work ethic and team-player attitude.

Core Values

In addition to the education and experience requirements and preferences, it is imperative all employees share the company’s core values:

  • Compassionate
  • Dedicated
  • Ethical
  • Genuine
  • Respectful
  • Service-Oriented

Culture, Benefits & Perks

We truly believe we have the best people at AEW, which allows us to have a fantastic culture! Like our team, the ideal candidate for this position will need to appreciate, respect, and embrace our core values of being Compassionate, Dedicated, Ethical, Genuine, Respectful, and Service Oriented.

AEW has the best benefits package around, including fully paid BCBS health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your dependents! We also offer short-term and long-term disability and life insurance at no cost to our employees. Our 401(k) matching increased in 2023 and profit sharing has been happening for almost 40 years! Other features of our benefits package include professional development support, community service time off, HSA/FSA, parental leave, and generous paid holidays and PTO.

We host several employee appreciation and recognition events and offer opportunities to join various steering committees so you can really make a difference at AEW. Our Employee Activities Committee (EAC) plans monthly social events including Axe Throwing, Chili Cook-Offs, Golf Outings, Cornhole Tournaments, Food Trucks and so much more! Other perks include fresh bagels weekly, wellness events, AEW custom apparel, and the most welcoming, supportive group of co-workers you will ever find! Check out our social media pages to see what it’s really like to be part of our AEWsome team!