Name : tlevans
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Ft. Worth,TX
Job Title Survey
Relocation Preferences : Ft.Worth, Austin, Dallas
Objective :
Resume :  

P.O BOX 91
PHONE: (806) 659-2165 Home or (417) 592-6788 Cell

OBJECTIVE Desire the Position of Survey or Project Manager, Survey Coordinator, or Party Chief

A Highly Successful Survey Manager/Coordinator with over 13 years of experience in managing all surveying activities and staffing; responsible for ensuring best practices are followed and quality assurance goals are obtained; as well as participate in development of best practices as related to surveying


Over 13 years of Surveying experience including Seismic Survey, Land Survey, Site Survey, and Construction Survey
Thorough knowledge of principles and procedures of Topographic Surveying for As Builts and Quantity Surveys; Location of ROW and Utility Easements, Roadways, Bridges, and Pipeline Alignments and Site work Layout
Excellent communication skills with Client/Owners including TXDOT, Toll Authorities, LADOT, OKDOT, Engineers, and Designers
Solid Management skills including managing and training of staff, problem solving, scheduling work, and Budgeting
Good Conflict Resolution skills with level headed composure
Exceptional at recognizing and solving problems with Plans, existing conditions and tie-ins to existing Structures (Buildings, Bridges, Pipelines, Roadways, etc.)
Superb skills at Prioritizing and planning work activities, using time efficiently, setting goals and objectives, organizing and scheduling other people, and completing work on time or ahead of schedule to increase productivity
Highly mindful of Quality and Safety Procedures, Use and Maintenance of Equipment and materials.


Kiewit of Texas, Ft. Worth, TXJan.2009 Nov.2009
Survey Coordinator
Scheduled and supervised field crews
Maintained and did Daily update of 3 week schedule
Assembled Crew packages with work plan for each task daily
Scheduled and assisted with data prep
Maintained Upload/Download of GPS/Total Station data
Reviewed and filed completed requests to insure proper field notes and data were complete
Toured job site daily to check crews and progress of Job
Communicated with Design Engineers, Superintendents, and Foremen to update schedule and plan changes
Set up, maintained, and did Trouble shooting for GPS base and repeaters
Established location of Secondary Control with Total Station and GPS/RTK
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Maintained and updated instrument log and insured all calibrations were up to date
Maintained Inventory and purchased equipment and supplies
Weekly: Crew and data technician audits, Safety and Quality meetings

Crossland Construction Company, Columbus, KSMar. 2005 Dec 2008
Survey Manager
Started up Survey Dept for the company.
Responsible for all calcs and layout for Roadways, Pipelines, and Building site locations
Established Control for Topcon MM/GPS as well as machine control
Located and Verified property lines, ROW, and Utility Easements
Maintained line and grade of Roads, Pipelines, and parking lots
Calcs and layout of Building Corners, Pier and Anchor Bolt locations
Maintained Vertical Control for Multi story erection
Calc and Maintained all Quantity Surveys as well as billing for hours charged to several different on- going jobs.

Kiewit of Texas, Ft. Worth, TXAug.2000 Feb.2005
Survey Party Chief
Construction and Quantity Surveying on Multiple Roads and Bridges in TX, OK, and LA
ROW and Utility Easement locations
Established and Maintained Control
Calculated and Laid out Horizontal and Vertical Alignments for Roads, Bridges, and Pipelines
Did Pre-Pour inspections of all Structures
Most of these jobs were 1 Crew jobs and done without Direct Supervision

D. E. Rice Construction Co., Borger, TexasFeb 1998 Aug 2000
Survey Party Chief
Construction and Quantity Surveying of landfills, Site building projects, and Pump Stations
Redesign of the \"Super fund\" sight so it would pass inspections with the Federal and State Authorities. Duties also included quantity reports, customer relations, progress reports, bidding, and purchasing supplies
Responsible for all calcs including horizontal, vertical, and quantities
Verified property lines, utility easements, and ROW for site work, roads, and pipelines
Brown Surveying, Amarillo, TXNov. 1997 Feb. 1998
Land Surveyor
C & L Exploration Services, Fritch, TXOct. 1996 Nov. 1997
Seismic Surveyor

Farm and Ranch Experience 20 years
Ran 1000-3000 head of cattle yearly
Farmed 2 sections of land (Wheat, Milo, Corn)
Mechanical Experience included maintaining all vehicles, Irrigation Engines and Gearheads, Tractors, Plows, Discs, One-Ways
Major overhauls of Irrigation Engines (Ford GAA and Minneapolis Moline Natural Gas Engines)
Heavy Equipment
Experience with operation of Tractors, Combines, Swathers, Dozers, Front-End Loaders, Trac-Hoes, Back-Hoes, and Grader

Survey Equipment
Trimble Robotics GPS Static/RTK
Topcon Robotics including MM GPS
Nikon Total Station

Experience with AutoCad, Agtech, Carlson Survey Pro, Terramodel, Topcon Office 3D, TGO, Trimble Data Transfer, Micro Station Inroads, MS Office


I pride myself on the capability to communicate well with the customer and my employer. I maintain a high work ethic, am meticulous about my work and expect no less of my co-workers. My ability to read and understand plans along with my experience in both farming and construction gives me the ability to operate and maintain several different types of equipment. I feel that I would make an excellent supervisor and become an asset to your company.
Emery Aviation
Greeley, CO
Commercial Pilot, Fixed Wing /Twin Engine Pilot,
Helicopter Pilot; Instrument Rated

West Texas State University
Canyon, TX
Ag Eco

Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX
Ag Eco


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