Land Surveyor Crew Chief

Land Surveyor Crew Chief for a Civil Engineering and Land Surveying firm providing services to customers throughout Alaska. The business is located at 38240 Kenai Spur Highway in Soldotna, Alaska.

McLane Consulting, Inc. is an Alaskan small business capable of mobilizing for projects anywhere in the state and ready to meet the needs of our clients. We provide conventional surveying and GPS surveying services, digital mapping, drone surveying and photography, hydrographic surveying, civil engineering and materials testing services for private, industrial, and governmental clientele.

McLane Consulting, Inc. is proud to provide engineering and surveying support services for some of the larger civil projects constructed in South Central Alaska. We specialize in projects for oil and gas facilities, pipelines, local government capital improvements and numerous private clients. 

Our outstanding reputation in Alaska for providing quality engineering and surveying services is the outcome of company pride, our hands-on management style and a sincere dedication to professionalism.


McLane Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time Land Surveyor Crew Chief. This position will provide an excellent opportunity for individual professional growth as we continue to expand our service offerings and expand our service area. This position will be the technical lead for field surveying and will work as part of a cohesive team.


Conduct or oversee field survey efforts for roadway, site, and energy design projects using Trimble GNSS, S-Series Total Stations, and Trimble data collectors.
Serve as the technical expert for survey efforts conducted by company staff.
Coordinate with survey leader and office staff to facilitate existing work and pursue new opportunities.
Effectively communicate with clients, staff, and management.
Verify the accuracy of survey data, calculations, and deliverables conducted by others or yourself.
Research previous survey evidence, including maps, deeds, physical evidence, and other records to obtain data needed for surveys.
Prepare site surveying documents and present findings to clients.


Land surveying and/or construction surveying experience.
Interest or experience with residential and oil field surveying.
Experience or desire to learn construction observation skills.
Ability to compute basic boundaries and right of ways.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, oral and written communication skills.
Meticulous attention to detail – demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, organized, monitors own work to ensure quality, and meet deadlines.
Must be results-oriented and be able to prioritize work with limited supervision.
Physically able to perform work in the field.
Occasional out of town and overnight travel is required.
Alaska Professional Land Surveyor license a bonus but not a requirement.
Valid Alaska driver’s license.
Background screening and drug test as required by Industrial clientele.

Starting Rate: $30 - $40 per hour DOE

Benefits after 4-month probationary period include 6 paid holidays, up to 2 weeks paid vacation, medical insurance, 3% employee match retirement.

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​Posted 2/16/2021

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