Senior Project Manager (Surveying)

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Takes responsible charge and coordinates work activities for multiple large and/or complex surveying projects simultaneously. Independently directs work activities of assigned personnel and coordinates various project tasks with other departments, clients, independent consultants and review authorities.

Essential Duties / Responsibilties

  • Takes responsible charge for surveying duties associated with multiple large and complex projects.
  • Effectively leads the survey team throughout completion of the project including both in-house personnel and outside consultants when applicable.
  • Successfully completes projects within given schedule and budget goals
  • Carefully reviews all work for quality assurance.
  • Meets appropriate profitability goals with established utilization rates.
  • Takes responsibility for the enhancement of the job satisfaction as well as the professional development of assigned personnel.
  • Maintains communications with the client to ensure satisfaction and confidence.
  • Demonstrates increased role in company marketing effort to obtain new clients.
  •  Actively performs other tasks to benefit the overall company efficiency and work environment.

Business Management

  • Coordinates with client / Principal / Associate Principal / Internal Survey Department to develop fee proposals, including scope of work, compensation, schedule for medium and large projects.
  • Takes on a larger role in firm wide marketing efforts.
  • Performs all project billing, collections and job cost analysis.

Technical Management

  • May be asked to participate in organizational committees under the direction of Principal / Associate Principal


  •  Effectively manages up to six (6) assigned personnel including:
    –  Assigns and oversees project assignments
    –  Reviews work for accuracy and completeness
    –  Promotes professional development
    –  Maintains job satisfaction and morale
    –  Assists with performance evaluations
    –  Recommends compensation adjustments and/or promotions

Minimum Experience/Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrates competence in required areas of land surveying, both basic and advanced.
  • Able to develop scopes of work and project schedules to prepare complete surveying fee proposals.
  • Has advanced understanding of liability as it relates to land surveying and other issues affecting the individual and the company.
  • Proficient with teaching project surveying, project management and personnel management skills.
  • Proven ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients.
  • Demonstrates ability to utilize current technologies and learn new techniques when available.
  • Able to effectively and professionally represent the firm, client and/or design team in public or group settings.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience as a Project Manager (or equivalent).

Minimum Registration/Education Requirements

  • Registered Professional Land Surveyor by the Texas State Board of Professional Land Surveyors.
  • Graduate from an accredited university or college with a Bachelor’s Degree in Land Surveying (experience or degrees in other disciplines may be substituted at Management’s discretion).

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