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We're glad you're here! We are VHB. We’re passionate about making meaningful contributions to the world through the work that we do. If you’re interested in making a positive impact, opportunities to grow personally and professionally, and making smart new friends—we’d love to have you join us.

Our passionate team of 1,400 professionals includes engineers, scientists, planners, and designers. We are invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We work hard. We have fun. We make a difference.

 Current job opportunities are posted here as they become available.

Survey Crew Chief

Department: VA-Williamsburg
Location: Williamsburg, VA

VHB’s Williamsburg, VA team is looking for a Survey Crew Chief to join our office for full-time employment. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic team, across diverse disciplines, giving you exposure to a wide variety of projects in size and scope. VHB has consistently been rated as one of the top Engineering Firms to work for up and down the East coast, was awarded “Employer of the Year” by WTS in 2018, and has a high CEO approval rating on Glassdoor.

VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.


  • Direct the activities of a survey crew in the performance of Boundary/ALTA survey, Topographic survey, construction, and post-construction surveys
  • Maintain proper care of survey equipment
  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements
  • Maintain documentation of all phases of survey work
  • Perform public records research
  • Use public records in the execution of Boundary/ALTA survey field work

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient in reading and understanding architectural and engineering drawings
  • Proficient in the operation of total station with electronic data collecting capability
  • Proficient in the operation of GPS equipment
  • Proficient in field survey methods and techniques
  • Ability to perform tasks independently and to assign and review the work of others
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to think critically
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry
  • Team oriented with strong capability to work independently
  • Motivated to lead and mentor others


  • High school diploma and a minimum of 3 years progressive Land Surveying experience, Associates degree preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Must be able to pass DoD security screening
  • Must be willing to travel for assignments outside the local area
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs.

At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.


VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and veterans, are encouraged to apply.

VHB participates in the E-verify employment authorization program.

VHB also maintains a drug-free workplace.

If you are in need of special assistance in applying for individuals with disabilities or limited English proficiency, please call our HR contact, Mary Ann Forde at 407-982-4495 or email

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