Survey Manager | Dallas | Texas

Position Type Full Time - Regular
Requisition # 19-P108-298
Division Surveys South Atlantic Emp
Office Dallas, Texas
Position Location Irving, Texas
Date Posted 06/04/2019


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 the Regional Survey Practice Leader is essential. The Survey Manager may manage several projects and tasks, and will be responsible for completing those tasks, simultaneously.


Candidates must be a current Texas Registered Professional Land Surveyor. Minimum ten years survey experience required, with at least five years' experience as lead project surveyor/project manager on all types of land surveying projects. Should be fluent in the use of Microstation with Geopak and Autocadd Civil 3D and familiar with TXDOT mapping standards. Candidates should possess a passion for building client relationships, marketing engineering and surveying services and an ability to manage staff.


Microstation, Geopak, Autocadd Civil 3D, Microsoft Office Products, Trimble Business Center a plus. Ability to prepare proposals, cost estimates, plats, legal descriptions and sketches, roadway databases, topographic surveys, compute survey data, etc...

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

Candidates must be Licensed as a Professional Land Surveyor in Texas. Other survey registrations a plus.


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 of 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 the documenting the performance of project team members through completion of Project Staff Reviews.
•Communicating significant performance issues to team members and Regional Survey Practice Leader so that appropriate action may be taken.
•With approval of the Regional Survey Practice Leader, oversee the hiring and mentoring of all survey staff in the Irving office including field and office personnel.

Pre-employment drug testing is required as a condition of employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled