SURVEY PROJECT MANAGER | Land Grant Surveyors

21 Jul 2020 8:23 AM | Jason Tobias (Administrator)

Land Grant Surveyors

Job Posting: SURVEY PROJECT MANAGER

Land Grant Surveyors is an award-winning company that provides a variety of surveying services for commercial and residential clients in Pennsylvania and Maryland. Our surveyors have over 600 years of combined experience! And we were recently named one of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies by Central Penn Business Journal.  We are currently interviewing candidates to join our team.

BASIC PURPOSE:

To manage construction stakeout crews with little or no direction from a licensed land surveyor.  Supervise, direct, and schedule the survey crews in the duties and requirements of the survey Rod/Instrument person and survey party chief. Person must exhibit expertise with all types of surveys and construction layout procedures. Person must be able to use CADD to produce base maps and layout calculations. Survey project manager reports to President of LGS.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform various types of land surveys in accordance with applicable field procedures. Organize day-to-day field crew schedules. Confirm with field crews daily work assignments and completion schedules. Confirm all field work is done comprehensively, correctly, and within budget. Communicate with construction superintendents and survey director concerning daily work schedules and scope of services. Perform office calculations including cut sheets, grading and boundary computations. Maintain organized files for all projects. Prepare project cost estimates for construction stakeout projects. Assist in various other field and office duties including:

  • Topographical surveys.
  • Boundary surveys.
  • Route surveys/highway surveys.
  • ALTA/ACSM land title surveys.
  • AS-Built surveys.
  • Legal description writing.
  • Construction billing/invoicing.

EDUCATION, TRAINING OR CERTIFICATION:

Associates or Bachelors degree in land surveying from an accredited 2 or 4 year technical college or 8 years of relevant experience.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • 4 years experience as a survey crew leader and at least 5 years experience as Instrument/Rod Person.
  • Must be proficient in CADD.
  • Excellent math skills including geometry, trigonometry, and calculus.
  • Effective verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient grading calculation skills.
  • Proficient organizational skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to traverse undeveloped tracts of land for the purpose of field data collections.  Ability to physically negotiate all types of land terrain in all types of inclement weather.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proficient visual interpretation of drawings and documents.
  • A good understanding of Boundary Law, surveying, land development, office, and field procedures.
  • Must be able to work hours necessary to complete work within required time frames with regard to deadlines and work schedules.
  • Must be proficient in standard computer programs.
  • Must be able to interpret land development/subdivision plans for the purpose of recognizance and collection of field data.

BENEFITS:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including: medical and vision insurance, company-paid dental and short-term disability insurance, employer contributions to a HSA, employer-matched SIMPLE IRA, paid holidays, personal and vacation time and company events. We work in a casual environment and work hours are flexible.

P: 717.441.6057 | F: 717.236.2046 | psls@psls.org
908 N 2nd Street | Harrisburg, PA 17102   
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