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Party Chief

Grayson Carter & Son Contracting, Inc is hiring a Party Chief! 


We are a large civil construction company that feels like a family business. North Alabama is growing and our company is growing with it! We’re investing in the future of North Alabama by planning, creating, and designing the infrastructure that supports the growth of North Alabama by developing people, relationships, and communities. Our team members put safety first, are responsible and responsive, and they take ownership of the job. We started small–one man and one dozer–and we’ve grown a great team that supports large-scale jobs across our region. Come join us!


Position Title:            Party Chief- Surveyor

Department:              Field Operations

Supervisor:                 Survey Manager

Location:                    Athens, AL


Essential Job Functions:

·         Interface with field personnel, civil engineers, and project managers to develop detailed design documentation

·         Examine land boundaries and property lines by researching previous land records, survey records, and other documentation

·         Survey the site to gather information and precise measurements on geographic, hydrographic, and topographic features

·         Utilize a variety of survey equipment daily such as base and rovers, grade rods, laser levels, equipment GPS systems, etc.

·         Use Topcon software and technology to complete tasks

·         Cut and clear brush and trees from the line of survey, using brush hook, knife, ax, or other cutting tools

·         Places stakes at designated points and drives them into the ground at specified elevation, using a hammer or hatchet

·         Marks points of measurement with elevation, station number, or other identifying marks

·         Assists in the operation of conventional and satellite survey equipment for completion of survey projects, Loads equipment for transport to worksite; unloads equipment from vehicle to the worksite

·         Identifies and utilizes survey equipment properly

·         Adheres to all company safety and security policies

·         Maintain a high level of quality work at all times

·         Maintain good relationships with Technicians, Foreman, Superintendents, Inspectors, Developers, and other co-workers at all times

·         Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work tasks

·         Perform other duties as assigned

·         Represent and promote Grayson Carter and Son in a professional and honest manner


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

·         2+ years of construction survey experience

·         Knowledge of Topcon GPS System

·         Ability to understand written material and basic math skills

·         Ability to communicate and convey information effectively

·         Must be physically able to stand, walk, sit, crouch, kneel, climb, and periodically lift 75 pounds

·         Knowledge of OSHA Standards

·         Ability to obtain Arsenal Badge preferred, but not required

·         Ability to obtain FBI Badge preferred, but not required

·         Requires personal transportation to job sites

·         Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on all job sites as required

·         Work weekends and overtime as needed

·         Committed to attending work each day

·         Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen



·         Company Paid 50% of Single Health Insurance (Base Plan), Life Insurance and Disability Insurance

·         Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance available

·         Voluntary Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability available

·         Paid Time Off

·         Paid Holidays

·         Simple IRA Retirement Account with Company Match

·         Growth opportunities available based on performance and skill

·         Annual salary reviews with performance-based increases


Grayson Carter and Son Contracting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.