McDermott Surveyor Senior in Port Arthur, Texas

Title: Surveyor Senior

Location: USA-Texas-Port Arthur

Job Overview:

Provide support to new and existing work within the business line.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Plan and conduct ground survey designed to establish baselines, elevations and other geodelic measurements.

  • Determine coordinates and elevations using transits, levels and satellite-based global positioning systems (GPS).

  • Verify accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites.

  • Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, and reports in order to describe and certify work performed.

  • Coordinate findings with the work of engineering and construction personnel, clients and other concerned parties.

  • Adjust surveying equipment in order to maintain their accuracy.

  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically 1 or more years of surveying experience on civil construction or engineering work.

  • Ability to evaluate information to determine compliance with plans or specifications and ability to recognize and solve problems in the field or recognize potential problems.

  • Strong communication, writing, math and computer skills are essential.

Desired/Preferred Qualification:

  • Knowledge of computer aided drafting software and registered LSIT is preferred.

  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.

  • Make decisions based on measurable criteria.

  • Apply shop mathematics to solve problems

  • Plan work and select proper tools.

  • Visualize objects in three dimensions from plans and drawings.

  • Work at heights without fear.

  • Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.

Physical Requirements:

NP=Not Present, O=Occasionally (0-33%), F=Frequently (34-66%), C=Constantly (67-100%)


McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutions—from the wellhead to the storage tank—to transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.

Job Field: Survey

Job Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Direct / Regular

Travel Required: No

Job Posting: Jan 9, 2019, 1:05:01 PM

Requisition ID: 1900191

McDermott is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.