HNTB Survey Crew Chief in Indianapolis, Indiana

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


The time is right to join HNTB! We are seeking a Survey Crew Chief for our Survey Team in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Job Summary

Responsible for performing routine surveys as directed by senior project personnel.

Essential Responsibility

  • Provides Recommendations to Party Chief/Resident Engineer on field survey procedures.

  • Trains Technicians in the use of survey equipment.

  • Responsible for maintaining survey equipment.

  • Checks Party Chief's/Resident Engineer's calculations.

  • Operates survey equipment for field surveys.

  • Accurately documents and records field data.

  • Reads and comprehends construction documents.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

Basic Qualification

High School Diploma/GED or equivalent

2 years survey instrument experience

All jurisdictional certifications as required

Preferred Qualification/Skills

Knowledge of geometric and trigonometric calculations and theory

Experience with conventional and GPS surveying techniques

Experience with INDOT route and right of way surveys

Experience with Trimble hardware and software

Ability and willingness to travel and work overtime as required, including weekends


General Work Conditions

Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

HNTB Job Title Sr Instrument Technician

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Inspectors