Survey Crew Chief (Multiple Locations)

Salary Range: $60-$70K

Quigg Engineering Inc. (QEI) is a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm servicing private and public sectors in Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Florida. Specialize in design, planning, surveying, structural analysis, construction inspection, and environmental studies for state DOTS, tollways, municipalities, utility companies, and land development projects. We pride ourselves on providing top-tier solutions for our clients by offering expert solutions and innovative strategies to advance our clients’ objectives. We seek a dynamic Survey Crew Chief to join our team full-time to oversee our survey operations at our St. Louis, MO; Springfield, IL; or West Chicago, IL offices.

QEI has a collaborative and rewarding work environment that allows you to balance your personal and professional life. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a flexible work schedule, bonus plan, matching 401K, affordable health, dental, and vision coverage, and paid life insurance.


  • Develop survey plans, methods, and procedures for conducting legal surveys.
  • Conduct boundary/topographic surveys and construction layouts.
  • Perform ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, Plats of Highway, Route Surveys, Topographic Surveys, Construction Staking, and Transportation projects with IDOT/ISTHA/CDOT and other DOTs and other agencies.
  • Adhere to QA/QC and notetaking procedures to maintain office and field project materials.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings, and specifications.
  • Maintain clear field notes and record all measurements and other findings obtained during survey activities.
  • Prepare and compile legal descriptions, data, and documents related to surveys of real property boundaries.
  • Analyze, manage, and display data using geographic information systems and computer-aided design and drafting.
  • Perform historical and record searches from requisite governing bodies.
  • Market survey skills and participate in business development procedures.
  • Maintain proficiency in the latest CADD technology and client requirements.
  • Ensure proper adherence to company standards and within the framework of the regulations established by the Chicago State Board.
  • Continue to build knowledge of the latest CADD technology, local boundaries, environmental regulations, etc.
  • Adhere to Health & Safety Regulations.


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field
  • Missouri or Illinois LSIT License a plus
  • Valid drivers license and the ability to perform duties utilizing a company vehicle.
  • Minimum high school graduate or associate degree with a certificate in drafting technology or a related field
  • Comfortable working in rough to moderate outdoor terrain of all types and in most outdoor weather (winter and summer) conditions
  • Experience working with DOTs or local agencies.
  • Proficiency in Microstation/Geopak; Open Road Designer; AutoCAD; Civil 3D a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Proficient in Leica Survey equipment, including GPS and conventional Robotic Instruments.
  • Strong ability to interpret architectural drawings, roadway plans, subdivision plans, blueprints, and maps.
  • Ability to assess clients’ needs and offer proposals for client review.
  • Ability to work within set procedures and policies to ensure that privacy protocols and standard operating procedures are always adhered to.
  • High level of commitment to adhere to professional code of ethics.
  • An enthusiastic and dynamic character who works well in a team setting with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

QEI is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.