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Heavy Civil Survey Crew Chief

Fort Lauderdale, FL
March 29, 2019

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Travis Jones

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Ft.Laud, FL *****



To utilize my skills and experience with the intention of furthering my career objectives with ample opportunity to tackle challenges, while continuously building upon my knowledge and skills


Flatiron / Zachry joint venture Construction Corp

Greenville, SC

Survey Crew Chief


Construction Survey of I-85/385 Gateway, a design/build project consisting of approx. 12 miles of relocation/widening existing travel lanes, secondary roads and construction of 12 new bridges, including 2 fly-overs. Duties include geodetic control traverse, set-up and localization of differential GPS network, slope staking and bluetopping roadway surfaces, as- builts of existing and surveying new underground utilities, staking R/W and wetlands. Surveying and xyz monitoring of retaining, MSE and soil nail walls, setting control for 3D laser equipment control. Staking bridge piling, abutments and end bents, Staking blast points, cross sectioning overburden areas and topography/quantity surveys of borrow pits. Utilization of static, RTK and VRS GPS, robotic total station and differential level layout while working in a project DTM (digital terrain model) or some areas, a TIN (triangulated irregular network).

Crowder Construction Company

Apex, NC

Field Engineer III

10/2015- 01/2016

Solo lay out and plan specification adherence utilizing Trimble robotic total station

(S-7) with T.D.S. and Trimble business center data collection for company’s wastewater treatment and civil infrastructure projects. Use of Sokkia RTK GPS system with Carlson Surv CE controller for field use. Spirit Construction Services

Anderson, SC

Surveyor Crew Chief


Primarily conventional survey techniques in erecting of paper plant and high steel surrounding structures. Duties include conventional calculation of X,Y,Z coordinates, radial S/O of structural steel and precision alignment of machining surfaces. Non-electronic note keeping and manual total station/transit/differential/trig leveling style of working procedure. Herron & Associates Engineering

Bryson City, North Carolina

Solo Surveyor


Employed as a solo surveyor performing the company's construction projects utilizing conventional, robotic and GPS survey techniques. Projects include D.O.T. roadwork, Cherokee Justice Center and Harrah's Valley River Casino and Hotel from intial boundary to final as-built survey.

American Engineering Consultants

Marco Island, Florida


Survey Crew Chief

Performed D.O.T, topography, construction, boundary, ALTA/ACSM, route, control, design, elevation certs and floodplain surveys utilizing conventional, robotic and GPS (RTK, Static, VRS) techniques while managing field crew time and resources. Gained valuable S.U.E. and water treatment plant facilities knowledge. GMC Contracting Inc.

Anchorage, Alaska


Solo Surveyor

Principally site development and infrastructure for private, state and federal sectors during Summer construction seasons. Performed S.U.E, boundary, DOT, ROW and design surveys, cross sections and quantities, staking underground utilities including directional bores, procuring necessary supplies and permits, i.e. Pipe,valves, fittings, structures etc, implementation of SWPPP plan, providing line/grade/supervision of pipe crews, redline as-builts for (then) mylar, slope staking/blue topping road and sidewalk surfaces utilizing conventional, robotic and RTK survey techniques, operation of heavy equipment and final grading. Price Gregory International

Prudhoe Bay, AK

SurveyCrew Chief


Pipeline construction for oil and gas producers in and around Prudhoe Bay during Winter construction seasons. Responsible for staking ice roads, drill point location and depth logging, VSM setting, lay lines, pipe/spool expansion and contraction cuts, drag sections, weld as-builts, VCDs, cathodic protection, final asbuilts etc.

Houston Contracting Company dba ASRC Energy

Prudhoe Bay, AK

Survey Apprentice, Instrument man, Crew Chief


Very much the same scope of work listed above during Winter construction seasons. Notable projects included construction of North Star Island, a manmade island located 7 miles off-shore and the laying of (2) undersea, covered trench pipelines to the mainland.

Bush Construction Surveys Inc.

Wasilla, AK

Survey Apprentice, Chainman, Instrument Man, Crew Chief 04/1995-06/2002

Primarily D.O.T. roadwork and rail road projects in and around Anchorage and Mat-Su Valley during Summer construction seasons. Notable projects included realignment, slope staking and blue topping a 60 mile section of the Dalton hwy through Anaktuvuk Pass.

Alaska Geophysical Services

Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

Survey Chainman, Bull Cook, Nodwell Mechanic


General all around, hands on helper for a seismic survey crew working in the oil and gas industry throughout the Beaufort Sea and Arctic Ocean regions. Education

Technical Engineers of Alaska 959

Anchorage, Alaska

JATC Survey Apprenticeship


Completion of a 5 year apprenticeship consisting of 1500 hrs classroom instruction and 10,000 (min) hrs under direct guidance and supervision of Professional Licensed Surveyor.

University of Alaska School of Geomatics

Anchorage, AK


Survey Coursework

Spartan School of Aeronautics

Tulsa, Oklahoma


Airframe and Powerplant

FAA A&P certification with emphasis on avionics

Cardinal Gibbons High School

Fort Lauderdale, Florida


High School Diploma


Extensive experience in conventional, robotic/reflectorless and GPS survey techniques utilizing TDS, Carlson, Geodimeter, Leica, Topcon, Trimble and SMI data collection software. Demonstratable knowledge of import/export/utilization and layering of dxm/dxl, dtm, tin and 2D/3D linework using data collector wi-fi/data connection in field and exporting resulting measurements in point code format back to companies server in appropriate file. Experience with 3D Laser Scanning and data reduction. Ability to perform complex survey calculations and field note reductions in industry accepted format. Utilization of common sense approach to problem solving by use of sound judgment and accepted survey practice and procedure


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