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Deputy Chief Of Party (Dcop) - Nigeria ()
The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for anticipated USAID/Nigeria Rural Resilience Project in northern Nigeria. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval.
The DCOP will support the Chief of Party in managing staff and providing technical leadership in the design and implementation of resilience and rural development activities. We seek an individual with significant broad and proven expertise in rural resilience, agricultural development in a developing country context, preferably Nigeria and the Soudano-Sahel region. The DCOP will complement the Chief of Party with experience in facilitation and systems approaches, comprehensive and integrated food security and nutrition, and able to bring lessons learned from past resilience interventions in the diverse environments.
The DCOP will ensure that the project meets all USAID environmental requirements and complies with USAID environmental policies and regulations. Key responsibilities include: 1) overall program responsibility; 2) ability to manage toward maximum effectiveness, efficiency and output; 3) apply a facilitation approach to implementation; 4) represent the program to donors, key stakeholders and host country government counterparts by assuming primary responsibility in negotiating terms and conditions of the program.
* A minimum of a Master's degree in a relevant field or a Bachelor's degree.
* Minimum 5 years of work experience as Deputy Chief of Party, Senior Program Manager or an equivalent position managing large, complex agricultural development and resilience programs preferably within West Africa. Experience working in Nigeria and the Soudano -Sahel region are preferred.
* Experience in building capacity of public agency personnel to more effectively meet the requirements of their position.
* Experience in the environmental compliance on projects and working with host country agencies.
* Demonstrated effectiveness in strategic thinking and policy analysis and able to dialogue with host country government.
* Demonstrated ability to be collaborative across projects, flexible and creative.
* Strong communications and interpersonal skills with evidence of ability to productively interact with a wide range and levels of organizations (government, private sector, NGOs, research institutions.
* Oral and written communication and presentations skills in English.
Survey Crew Chief / Party Chief
Position: Survey Crew Chief / Party Chief Location: Fort Wayne, IN Job Id: 647 # of Openings: 1 Come join the Farnsworth Group team and find out why our employees earned us the Great Place to Work certification! Farnsworth Group is a full-service engineering and architecture firm with offices and employment opportunities located throughout a nationwide network of offices. With a rich 125-year history, we are an employee-owned company that offers an impressive benefits and compensation program, in addition to excellent career development opportunities. We are always looking for exceptional and talented employees who are passionate about their craft and the solutions we provide to our clients. Give us a closer look and discover why we are a Great Place to Work! We have the following position available: Survey Crew Chief / Party Chief Fort Wayne, IN – Home Based We are looking for a motivated and dependable Survey Crew Chief to join our Land Surveying Team! Qualified candidates will perform a variety of tasks including Boundary Surveys, Topographic Surveys, and Construction Layout. You will be based from your home if you do not live within a commutable distance to one of our offices (Springboro, OH or Indianapolis, IN) and travel 100% of the time. Primary work will be within the states of OH, IN, KY, and MI, but travel can be across the country when needed. Preference will be to have candidate who is located in Eastern Indiana or Ohio. Company vehicle provided for company work, per diem, and lodging/ gas expenses provided when traveling. Sign-on Bonus Available! Specific Requirements include:
High school diploma or equivalent + 5-10 years of property survey including ALTA and Section Line Surveys
Proficiency with GPS, Total Station and Data Collectors
Ability to organize field notes
Ability to read Construction Plans
Experience performing Boundary Research, required
Ability to execute field staking
Strong math skills
Valid driver’s license
Must be willing to travel We offer a competitive salary and benefits program that includes:
Medical/ Dental Plans
Prescription Drug Program
401(k) with Company Match
Flexible Spending Account
Time-off Benefits For immediate consideration: Please Apply Online by clicking on the "Apply for this Position" tab below. Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be a M/F Disabled and Veteran EEO/AA employer.
Land Survey Crew Chief / Party Chief
E.L.S Surveying & Mapping, Inc. has immediate openings available for Full-Time Crew Chief / Party Chief. Qualified candidates should possess the following:
2 – 5 Years Crew Chief Experience Required
Willing to work out of town (expenses paid, for a period of 20-30 days at a time)
Be a self-starter
Have a willingness to learn
Work well individually and as part of a team
Have excellent communication skills
Be able to pass a hair follicle drug screen and comprehensive background check
Willing to work overtime
E.L.S. has been serving our clients for more than 70 years and is continuing to grow. We are looking to hire multiple candidates in several areas. Qualified candidates MUST have a valid driver’s license. We offer competitive wages and, an attractive benefit package available after 90 days of employment.
Please send your resume with your phone number included.
Survey Party Chief
Wood is seeking a Survey Party Chief to join our team in Wilmington, NC. Key Responsibilities
Survey data collection on Wood projects
Work with the geomatics services manager and project managers to achieve department goals
Continued training of field crew personnel
- Provide quality control and quality assurance on geomatics deliverables Project Related
All facets of surveying projects Including;
Collection of deed data for boundary surveys
Establish project control monumentation
Collection of topographic information for 3d mapping
Providing construction layout on Wood projects
Aid in the preparation of cost and time estimates for survey proposals
Daily coordination with various engineers for collection of requested data
Monitor technical and quality control standards Required
High School Diploma or GED + 5 years of survey experience
Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
Excellent organizational skills
Computer skills and technical competence
Commitment to work with other sections and divisions of Wood
Working on several jobs simultaneously
Maintain good client relations
Valid driver’s license
Ability to travel
Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy Preferred
Familiarity with utility locating Physical Job Demands
Performing work in a variety of climate conditions including hot and cold weather climates
Requires the use of hand held equipment
Must be able to work in a field environment and have the ability to travel as required Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws. Requisition ID: 2017-19426 Name: Staff / Permanent External Company Name: Amec Foster Wheeler plc External Company URL: http://www.fwc.com/
Survey Party Chief
Summit Design and Engineering Services has an immediate opening in our Raleigh office for a
SURVEY PARTY CHIEF with 5-10 years' experience in all types of surveys, including, but not limited to, construction staking, as-builts, ALTA, topographic, boundary, subdivision and NCDOT location surveys.
Responsibilitiesinclude, but are not limited to
:* Performs all types of surveys, including, but not limited to, construction staking, as-builts, ALTA, topographic, boundary and subdivision surveys
Plans and coordinates the efforts of the survey crew and motivate them to accomplish the work safely, correctly and efficiently
Assists with survey computations and data collection
Trains lower level techs in the use of survey equipment, survey methods and safety standards.
Ensures accuracy and production of survey crew
Assists with duties of survey technicians as needed
Communicates with other techs as well as owners and contractors
Ensures that survey equipment is correctly operated and maintained
* High school diploma or equivalent * GPS, RTK, VRS and robotic survey experience * CAD capability is a plus
Ability to read and interpret construction drawings
Ability to read maps
Ability to make field decision and calculations
Ability to develop job strategy and exercise quality control
Reliability, excellent communication and leadership skills Other physical requirements include: ability to lift and carry objects up to 50 pounds; ability to walk over rough and uneven terrain carrying equipment; ability to move in and around confined and cluttered places; ability to stand up to 12 hours per day; ability to work overhead; ability to use hands to grasp and arms to reach; adequate vision to perform tasks and ability to work outside in various types of weather conditions. Must have valid driver's license and acceptable driving record. Criminal background check will be performed. Summit Design and Engineering Services is a multi-disciplined design and engineering services firm headquartered in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with other offices in Raleigh, Durham, Asheville, Fayetteville, Pittsboro, Indian Trail and South Boston, Virginia. For the past 4 years we have been named one of the fastest growing companies in the Research Triangle area. Since 1997, Summit's success, tradition of service and expansion into new fields of practice have been based on our commitment to help our clients successfully complete projects of all types. Our expertise includes: Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI), Structural Engineering, Land Development, Geotechnical Engineering, Architecture, Transportation and Infrastructure Design, Traffic Engineering, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Construction Materials Testing, Special Inspections and Surveying. Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action; E-Verify
Location:* Raleigh, NC, USA
Employment Type:* Full Time
Pay Type:* Hourly
Party Chief - Midland, TX
SUMMARY: The Survey Party Chief will lead his or her Survey Crew and will report directly to TRC's Survey Coordinator, or designee. The person in this position is well versed in writing field notes, drawing sketches and isometric drawings. The Party Chief has detailed knowledge and experience with the operation, checking and proper use of surveying equipment including total stations, automatic levels, GNSS Receivers, Data Collectors and other various types of equipment. The responsibilities of the Party Chief will include performing the assigned survey tasks in a safe, effective, and efficient manner that results in consistently thorough and accurate survey data. The Survey Party Chief must be experienced and proficient in performing topographic surveys, mapping surveys, boundary surveys, route surveys including pipelines and transmissions lines, construction staking, and as-built surveys. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Strictly adheres to the TRC's Health and Safety Management System and ensures the personnel on his or her crew complies with the same.
Plans, directs, and reviews activities of the survey party members; evaluates survey progress, and quality of surveys conducted in accordance with the company's standard procedures.
Writes field notes, makes field sketches, draws isometric drawings, and collects site photographs, in a clear, thorough, well organized and concise manner in accordance with the company's standard procedures.
Proficiently maintains, operates and checks all surveying equipment to ensure proper working condition is continually maintained. Performs basic field adjustments to rods, tribrachs, total stations, data collectors, automatic level, and etc. Understands when equipment can be calibrated and/or adjusted in the field verses when the equipment should be sent to a shop for repair.
Responsible for using assigned survey equipment proficiently to collect and document survey data that is consistently accurate, thorough, and complete.
Downloads data, notes, sketches, pictures, etc. after each day's work as well as entering time, expenses, safety documents, and other administrative documents as needed.
Is committed to staying informed and educated on the continual upward trend in surveying technology and methodology. Subsequently makes recommendations to his or her supervisor when improvements or changes to standard practices and procedures can be made to improve survey techniques, efficiency, and quality.
Makes recommendations to supervisor for peer and subordinate new hires as the need may arise.
Performs assigned survey activities and notifies the Survey Coordinator, or designee, if routing adjustments need to be made for any obstructions that may have been overlooked during the detailed reconnaissance of the route.
Assists with orientation of survey personnel, as they are assigned. The orientation will include the Company's Core Values, The Environmental, Health and Safety Policy, Survey Procedures, and Project Schedules.
Take a leadership role by following and promoting TRC's Mission Statement: "We understand our clients' goals, and embrace them as our own, applying creativity, experience, integrity and dedication to deliver superior solutions to the world's energy, environment and infrastructure challenges." * Responsible for following company's policies and procedures.
Other duties not described herein may be assigned by the supervisor as the need arises. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: * Supervises the activities, safety compliance, and policy compliance of the field crew personnel under his/her direction. Typical activities include but are not limited to the following: Conducting regular safety meeting, mapping for pipeline design, Pipeline Staking, Line Clearing, Line Locating, River/Road Crossings, As-built Surveys, and Boundary Surveys.
Provides feedback to the Survey Coordinator, or designee, for performance evaluations of those personnel on his or her crew.
Provides recommendations to the Survey Coordinator, or designee, regarding special recognition for exceptional performance or disciplinary action of those personnel on his or her crew.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Minimum three years of party chief experience is required. This experience must include all aspects of pipe line surveying.
Valid Driver's License.
Proficient in operating Total Stations, Data Collectors, Automatic Levels, Digital Levels, Pipe Locators, Magnetic Locators, GNSS Receivers. * NSPS (CST) Certified Survey Technician Level II or higher is preferred but not required.
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age to apply. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Requires good oral and written communication skills.
Must be able to write clearly and concisely to prepare reports, field notes, sketches, and correspondence. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Basic knowledge of Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry is preferred. REASONING ABILITY: Identify and solve complex technical and administrative problems. OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: * Effective problem solving skills, especially when dealing with conflicting personalities.
Demonstrate leadership and supervisory skills.
Ability to travel as dictated by job requirements.
Proficiency in desktop computer operation, including but not limited to spreadsheet and word processing programs.
Willingness to relocate to domestic or foreign locations. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to walk several miles per day, when required, across varying types of terrain while carrying supplies and equipment weighing in excess of forty pounds. Ability to clear line with a machete, brush axe, or chain saw. WORK ENVIRONMENT: This position and the crew personnel primarily work in the outdoor environment. This environment consists of terrain that includes swamps, deserts, forests, and mountains. In addition to terrain, the following is often encountered in this working environment: various types of extreme climates, various types of weather, poisonous plants such as Poison Ivy, Poison, Oak, and Sumac, wild animals and insects including snakes, spiders, bears, and other various types of insects and wildlife. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled TRC Midland, TX - MID
Survey Party Chief
Key Competencies include :
Survey Party Chief, Survey Crew Chief, Survey Crew, Construction Engineering, Survey Tech, Survey Field
This role has lead responsibility to manage a 2 man survey field crew.
The position will make accurate field measurements for the preparation of boundary surveys, topography maps, and construction stakeout using robotic total station and GNSS equipment.
- Field surveying procedures for property surveys, ALTA Surveys, Topo, & Stakeout
- Ability to read and interpret construction plans & execute field staking
- Proficiency with GPS, Robotic Total Station, and Data Collectors
- Ability to interact with the public and appropriately answer questions or issues raised by property owners and others as to the nature of the work.
- Must have a valid driver license and good driving record.
- Maintains field survey crew equipment.
- Some travel required, varies year to year
Physical capabilities required of this position:
- The ability to work out of doors.
- The ability to maneuver over rough, uneven terrain, ditched, roadsides, etc. while carrying 40 - 50 lbs. of supplies or robotic equipment. .
- Capable of using a 4 lbs. - 12 lbs. sledge hammer to pound stakes or metal pins.
- Intermittent bending and squatting is required. .
Capable of wearing hearing protection, hard hat and protective clothing
Survey Party Chief
Top rated Land Surveying Firm looking to add a Survey Party Chief to lead the survey team in the field in beautiful Denver, CO. Competitive pay with OT, year round work, and daily challenges.
Apply Now Our client is currently seeking an experienced Party Chief to perform a variety of tasks with land surveying in Centennial Colorado. Applicant must be able to work in a fast paced environment and manage multiple projects in the field while performing boundary, ALTA, topographic, right-of way acquisition, transportation, and construction surveys utilizing the latest equipment and surveying technology. A minimum of 5 years
Chief Of Party (Cop) - Tanzania
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects.
We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, facilities, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.
Tetra Tech is seeking a Chief of Party candidates for a USAID funded project in Tanzania. The purpose of this position is to provide professional architecture and engineering (A&E) services to assist USAID and Tanzania's mission to design and manage a multi-sectoral infrastructure portfolio, including the development and implementation of power, transportation, and water infrastructure throughout the country. Responsibilities Oversee performance for all aspects of the project; Establish and maintain adequate resources to ensure that cost control, quality standards, and schedules are met; Select and provide technical and administrative direction; Ensure that all technical experts carry out technical requirements; Report to technical and contract personnel in accordance with USAID contractual reporting requirements; and Ensure quality and control methods in a consistent and transparent manner for all contracted tasks and functions.
Qualifications Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, or related required; Master's degree preferred; Professional Engineering (PE) license or similar registration required; Must have at least twenty-one (21) years of professional experience, including at least ten (10) years of experience as a senior project manager; Must have five (5) years of professional experience managing A&E design projects and/or providing construction management services in Tanzania or similar developing country context; Demonstrated high level organizational, communication, leadership, problem-solving and time management skills; Fluency in the English language required; Swahili language skills preferred, but not required; Ability to live in and travel to project sites throughout Tanzania. For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers or mail resumes to Human Resources, Tetra Tech Inc., 100 Nickerson Road, Marlborough, MA 01752.
Please Reference Job Code: 12700000172. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability No calls or agencies SDL2017
Survey Field Technician And Survey Party Chief
The Thrasher Group, Inc . is seeking the following full-time positions in our Canonsburg, PA office location;
Survey Field Technician
Working under the direction of the Survey Crew Chief, the Survey Technician will assist with various types of land surveying & mapping including ALTA & Boundary Surveys, Construction Stakeouts for various types of projects for both private & public clientele.
· A high school diploma or its equivalent
· Previous experience as a survey technician is desired but is not required.
· The ability to work in a variety of climate conditions including hot and cold weather
· The ability to travel with the potential of being away from home.
· Valid driver's license is required.
· Position requires the ability to carry approximately 25 pounds of survey equipment and the ability to stand or walk over rugged terrain for extended periods of time.
Survey Party Chief
The selected individual will be responsible for field crew(s) as well as the operation of survey equipment, taking data collection, performing calculations and working with clients on projects. Experience in ALTA, Construction Stakeout and Boundary Surveys is highly desired.
Essential duties, qualifications & responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
· 3 + years of field surveying experience. Experience in leading survey crews is highly desired.
· Surveying during construction including construction staking and preparing as-built drawing.
· Work with project managers to complete survey assignments.
· High School Diploma, or its equivalent, is required
· Experience with Trimble Survey Equipment is preferred
· Strong communication and time management skills
· Possess the ability to understand project schedules
· Position requires the ability to travel with the potential of being away from home.
· Candidate must be able to stand or walk over rugged terrain for extended periods of time.
· Valid driver's license is required.
· Basic understanding of plan reading, math and geometry
· The ability to work in a variety of climate conditions including hot and cold weather is required.
Thrasher offers an excellent benefit package which includes paid time off, 401(k), professional development, tuition, assistance, health insurance, dental,
vision and life insurance. The Thrasher Group conducts drug screening and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.
Authorization to work in the United States is precondition of employment.
The Thrasher Group has had a history of excellence for over 34 years. Ranked in the Top 500 Design Firms by the Engineering News Record, we are an
innovative multi-disciplinary engineering, architecture, environmental, survey and construction services firm that delivers successful projects to both public
and private clientele. Our dedication to creative design solutions, well-managed projects and exceptional customer service has made Thrasher one of the
fastest growing engineering firms in the mid-Atlantic region. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, interested candidates should apply now.
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