AECOM Construction Lead Surveyor in Aiken, South Carolina

Business Line Government

Position Title Construction Lead Surveyor

United States of America - South Carolina


Job Summary

Savannah River Remediation, an LLC of AECOM, is seeking a Construction Lead Surveyor to be based in our Aiken, SC location.

The Construction Lead Surveyor performs and/or directs, coordinates and supervises survey crew personnel in performance of survey activities to support SRR Construction, Operations and Maintenance initiatives. Interfaces with applicable organizations (i.e. Engineering, Supervision, Operations, Design) to perform assigned tasks and ensures all construction survey practices are followed. Monitors and controls schedule/budget and manages planning and performance of field activities.


  • Manages and coordinates survey work activities / crews performing field surveying in support of construction / maintenance or operations requests.

  • Represents Construction in project planning or other site related meetings providing recommendations and influencing outcomes.

  • Supports design planning meetings and walk downs. Provides advanced conceptual design and constructability reviews relative to survey / layout.

  • Contributes to construction schedule development relative to survey / layout.

  • Provides subject matter expertise for coordination of design/construction to resolve design problems of high complexity relative to survey / layout.

  • Coordinates, performs, and supports walk downs with applicable personnel relative to survey / layout.

  • Monitors compliance with policies, procedures and regulations. Makes recommendations as necessary to improve compliance conditions.

  • Participates in pre-job briefs (conducts or supports) to ensure workers and support organizations understand scope, hazards, mitigations and expectations. Ensures all questions or concerns are addressed.

  • Generates and/or reviews field fabrication sketches, as-builts, etc.

  • Monitors field activities and provides field support to crafts during implementation. Provides support for resolution of issues through direct interface with Construction Discipline Engineers (CDE) and/or supervision and coordination with support organizations.

  • Performs field inspection support to ensure compliance to design specifications (materials, configuration), procedures, guides and National Codes and Standards.

  • Coordinates with Quality Organization for independent surveillance and inspection.

  • Ensures proper M&TE use and documentation.

  • Monitors acceptance testing for assurance that design and code testing is complete and acceptable. Provides documentation of acceptance testing.

  • Develops/designs and provides verification of temporary construction structures (i.e. huts, support structures, etc.) and/or commodities (i.e. unique tools, miscellaneous equipment, etc.) as requested by facilities and/or management.

  • May perform the role of discipline SME (Subject Matter Expert)

  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Information

  • The successful candidate must be capable of climbing and spending extended periods of time in the field as well as capable of obtaining qualification to work in radiation / contamination areas.

  • Relocation benefits are available for this position.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field with 8+ years construction survey experience OR;

  • High school diploma/GED and 14+ years combination of secondary education and/or practical construction survey experience

  • Due to the nature of the work, the candidate must be a US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered Professional Surveyor

  • Previous lead or supervisory experience

  • Experience in the following:

  • Operating a variety of survey equipment and instruments in performance of physical layout work.

  • Operation of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) equipment

  • Precision dimensional verification of commodities during fabrication or as-builts

  • Precise dimensional layout support for critical location / setting of equipment and / or commodities

  • Topographic and boundary surveys

  • Detailed drawings and sketches using Micro-station, including interference research for excavations and information sketches

  • As-built field maps

  • Survey equipment calibration

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

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Job Category Construction Management

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191384BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.