Professional Surveying Manager

Reporting to: Principals

Overview/General Description

A Professional Survey Manager oversees the Surveying Development Team(s) assigned to them. This team is comprised of Survey Party Chief, Survey Field Crew and Engineering Designers (for drafting) This person serves as a liaison between the client and the Principals within our organization. You will be responsible for maintaining service levels via proper project scheduling and staffing. Additionally this person will be responsible for review of Survey Plans and the Billing for the same. Additionally, minor grading/ plot plans will be prepared by the survey department as determined by the manager. This individual will also be responsible for making an effort to communicate the firm’s capabilities to potential clients.


Minimum Requirements

  • B.S. Surveying or equal
  • S.I.T. Certification or equal
  • Good communicator; strong presentation skills
  • PLS License or final testing for PE License in progress
  • Supervisory experience preferred (1 to 3 years)
  • Ability to Multi-Task
  • Technical Experience
  • Boundary Analysis
  • Title Report Interpretation
  • Topography Plotting
  • Roadway Analysis
  • 6 years Field Experience
  • Professional References Required

Preferred Requirements

  • Construction Stake-Out Experience
  • GPS Calculations
  • Geotechnical / Environmental Coordination
  • Grading Design/ Analysis

Specific Responsibilities

Account Management

  • Proposal Preparation
  • Initial Contract Preparation & review with Client
  • Preparation of Additional Service Letters PRIOR to completing the work
  • Scheduling Client Timeframes
  • Maintaining Client Relations
  • Maintaining Client Status Lists
  • Develop and implement strategies based on understanding the needs of the clients
  • Respond and follow-up on all customer complaints
  • Client Billing
  • A/R Report Review on a weekly basis
  • Follow-up calls for delinquent billing (see also A/R policies)
  • Maintaining contract amounts
  • Maintaining Project Profitability
  • Design Team Timesheet Review & Approval

Technical Review & Planning

  • Technical Plan Review of Survey Documents
  • Title Report Analysis
  • Review of Support Documentation (ie. deed research)
  • Swale/ TIN analysis for accurate Topography
  • Ordinance Reviews for setback requirements
  • Scheduling of Field and Drafting Personnel
  • Hearing & Client Meeting Attendance

Team Development

  • Maintain good employee relationships
  • Perform regular project critiques
  • Ensure Professional Development of Teams
  • Classes (see educational policies)
  • Mandatory Seminar Attendance
  • Make employee’s aware of current resources (ie. internet, in-house libraries)
  • Mentor staff for their individual development of their professional careers
  • Coaches staff and provides specific feedback that is meaningful to enhancing their effectiveness and/or communicates clear expectations up front and holds team/individuals accountable for achieving results
  • Schedule Performance Reviews
  • 3 month mandatory review from date of hire
  • End of Year Performance Reviews
  • Employee Discipline & Council (ensure company directives are followed)

Benefit Package

  • Salary based on experience
  • Bonus at Year end Based on Individual Performance
  • Vacation
    • 5 days after probation period per schedule in employee manual
    • 10 days after 2 years
  • Blue Cross Health after 90 days.

Please forward all inquires and resumes to Human Resources.

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