Survey Manager | Exton | Pennsylvania

Position Type Full Time - Regular
Requisition # 19-P092-283
Division Survey GMA Emp
Office Exton, Pennsylvania
Position Location Exton, PA
Date Posted 05/28/2019


The Survey Manager is accountable for the successful management of assigned projects. The Survey Manager is also responsible for marketing and client development, technical quality, profitability, schedule, project staff coordination, client communications, scoping and negotiating scopes and fees, client follow-up, billing/collections and maintenance. The Survey Manager must maintain superior relationships with each of his/her clients. Direct communication with Regional Practice Leader is essential. The Survey Manager may manage several projects and tasks, and will be responsible for completing those tasks, simultaneously. Will be responsible for, but not limited to: Preparing the scope of services, detailed project budget and contract for the Regional Practice Leader's review and approval. Coordinates project scheduling. Conducting “kick-off” and interim project status meetings with the project team to discuss tasks, schedules, budgets, etc. Completing each project on time and on budget. Monitoring project schedules and budgets throughout the project life. Leading formal Project Reviews. Assuring that a QA/QC review is completed at the appropriate stages of each project. Determining if a contract needs to be amended and immediately seeks approval from the Client and supervisor when changes in a project’s budget or scope are necessary. Serving as primary client contact for selected projects. Monitoring project’s adherence to company standards, including Quality Control and Quality Assurance specifications and CADD standards. Assist in documenting the performance of project team members through completion of Project Staff Reviews. Communicating significant performance issues to team members and Regional Practice Leader so that appropriate action may be taken. With approval of the Regional Practice Leader, oversee the hiring and mentoring of all survey staff in the Exton, PA office including field and office personnel.


Candidate must be a Registered Surveyor in Pennsylvania. Five years’ experience as a survey manager or senior project manager of surveying projects required. Should have an understanding of Autocadd (Civil 3D a plus) and/or Microstation and their accompanying surveying modules. Candidates should be experienced in construction layout (site and building), engineering support surveys, boundary and ALTA surveys, topographic surveys, mapping of subsurface utility engineering, municipal surveys, and highway surveys. Candidates should possess a passion for building client relationships, marketing engineering and surveying services and an ability to manage technical staff and multiple field crews.


Required skills include Microsoft Office Products, ability to prepare proposals, cost estimates, plats, legal descriptions, etc...Experience working on PennDOT and/or PTC projects is preferred. Knowledge of Autocadd (Civil 3D a plus) and/or MicroStation is preferred.

Degrees / Licenses (R)equired – (P)referred

Candidates must be a Licensed Surveyor in Pennsylvania. Additional survey licenses a plus. An Associate's Degree in Surveying Technology is preferred. Valid, current drivers’ license is required.


Pre-employment drug testing is required as a condition of employment. Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Veteran/Disabled.