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Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

99658 Survey Party Chief (Chief of Party)

Leads day-to-day work activities of survey party under direction of land surveyor, performing surveying duties not requiring licensure. Supervises crew engaged in gathering data about the earth's surface, using a variety of surveying instruments, and in clearing land and setting stakes to identify certain points. Checks final field notes for clarity and accuracy, and completes transmittal forms.