H&K Group, Inc.

Construction Party Chief

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Job Location

Hazleton, PA, United States

Job Description

H&K Group, Inc.

H&K does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veterans' status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are always looking for the best, most qualified people to join our team.

Pre-employment drug testing (EOE)

Great Benefits offered!

Location: US-PA-Hazleton
Job ID: 2023-1970
Category: Contracting
Job Type: Regular Full-Time


The Hazleton Division of the H&K Group, Inc is looking for an experienced Construction Party Chief to join our survey department. At H&K our Party Chiefs are responsible for the setup and construction layout of a multitude of different projects including; Heavy Highway, commercial, residential, structures, and water treatment facilities. Our Survey Team is not only responsible for the general layout of our projects but to work with project management to apply best site development practices to ensure Quality Control throughout the life of our projects. Our Survey department will provide you with the latest technology the Survey industry has to offer including; 3D Machine Control, Data acquisition via drone and scanners, Survey and modeling software, Robotic and GNSS hardware. The H&K survey department exclusively leverages Trimble equipment and software for daily operations.

Why work for H&K Group, Inc.?
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • 100% Company-paid Health Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan
  • Company vehicle and fuel card after 90-day probational period
  • Tuition reimbursement programs available to qualifying employees for approved programs
  • Additional training programs including on the job, online through H&K Academy, manufacturer offered training, and more


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform all work adhering to OSHA and H&K Safety policies
  • Responsible for surveying and construction layout needs at specific job locations
  • Manages daily schedule as established by superintendent
  • Communicates with project team
  • Obtain CAD file and hard copy of current revision of plan from project manager and subsequent revisions (Drawing revision logs to be maintained by project manager)
  • Chooses specific standardized means and methods to achieve survey and layout objectives
  • Create and maintain electronic data and documentation for all tasks
  • Electronically record and document work
  • Calculate all stakeout or working reference points
  • Verify existing site conditions (Topo)
  • Confirm pad grades and basin grades as constructed
  • Synchronizes and updates plan data with site rover
  • Meet contract as build requirements for work completed by H&K Group
  • Supervisory Responsibilities
    • Supervise surveyors in accordance with H&K policies & applicable laws
    • Train employees
    • Plan, assign, and direct work
    • Performance review, rewards, and discipline
    • Address employee complaints and conflicts and resolve problems
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Two years of related experience and/or training
    • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Proficient with Trimble survey equipment and software
  • Able to manage multiple projects from initial set up to final closeout as-builts under the guidance of department supervisor
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Driver's license and clean driving record
  • Demonstrated leadership and team building skills, especially with training & developing employees
  • Problem solving
  • Learning agility
  • Ability to fit test & utilize appropriate PPE as needed
  • Ability to meet physical requirements (movement, lifting, as relevant to job)

Preferred Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Four years of related experience and/or training
  • Experience working in heavy civil construction, road construction, or quarries
  • OSHA or other relevant safety certifications

Physical Demands
  • Regularly required to
    • Stand, walk
    • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel
    • Reach with hands & arms
  • Frequently required to
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • Talk or hear
  • Occasionally required to
    • Sit
    • Climb or balance
    • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Work Environment
  • Regularly exposed to
    • Fumes or airborne particles
    • Outside weather conditions
  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts
  • Occasionally exposed to
    • High, precarious places
    • Vibration
  • Noise level is usually loud

H&K Group, Inc.'s (H&K's) Hazleton Division (formerly Hazleton Site Contractors) has been a proud member of our heavy civil construction team since 2002. Strategically located in Humboldt Industrial Park just north of Hazleton, PA, the Hazleton Division primarily serves Luzerne, Carbon, Schuylkill, Columbia, Northumberland, Montour, and Monroe Counties.

The H&K Group, Inc. provides complete heavy civil contracting and construction materials solutions with safety, speed, quality, efficiency, and value. Beginning as a small family business a half century ago, we are now a dynamic group of vertically integrated companies that has been growing and prospering for over 50 years.

Thank you for your interest in employment with H&K Group, Inc. At H&K, we invest in our people, providing the essential training, instruction, and supervisory support that they need to develop and grow within our company. We acknowledge that H&K's strength and success is directly related to our employees and the talents, dedication, and job performance they exemplify. We seek dynamic, motivated people who are driven to make a difference.

H&K does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veterans' status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are always looking for the best, most qualified people to join our team.

Pre-employment drug testing (EOE)

Pre-employment Physical

100% Company-Paid Health Benefits!


Location: Hazleton, Pennsylvania, US

Posted Date: 3/12/2023
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March 12, 2023
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