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Survey Project Manager Wanted

Occupancy: Full-Time

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Survey Project Manager supports the day-to-day operations of multiple projects. We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, eager to learn, and shows initiative. Amazing communication skills are a must as you will be working in highly collaborative team environment.


  • Collaborate and lead a team responsible for drafting, reviewing, and finalizing preliminary and final site plans and construction documents.
  • Review project survey data utilizing the latest technology and industry software
  • Analyze existing site conditions and factors to consider for development including but not limited to legal descriptions, ALTA surveys, easement documents, and condo documents.
  • Provide construction-related services and guide junior team members to complete items such as permit applications, cut sheets, quantity estimates, and transmittals; organize site plans, construction plans, construction sheet set-up and assembly and other related construction documents.
  • Utilize Carlson Survey and related software packages to complete assignments on time and within prescribed standards and budgets.
  • As a subject matter expert and mentor, you will assist with your staff's new hire training plan, career planning, and continuous professional development at Atwell
  • Supervise field surveys, prepare and certify survey plats, including right of way, easement and property surveys.
  • Read, interpret and prepare metes and bounds descriptions.
  • Performs and interprets property research, including deeds, records of surveys, parcel maps, property descriptions as well as historical plats, plans and survey notes.
  • Operates and supervises others using surveying instrumentation and software, including levels, transits, total stations, electronic distance measuring devices, Global Positioning System survey equipment and AutoCAD. Make complex survey calculations to derive data.
  • Provides technical advice and supervision to daily field activities and assists in the timely completion of assigned projects.
  • Works with project engineers to determine desired survey product and selects proper surveying techniques and equipment to accomplish the task.
  • Will assist the Department Head in preparing proposals, estimates, presentations, employee evaluations, and the recruiting process.
  • Participate in pre-survey planning meetings with project managers, resident engineers, and contractor representatives.


  • 5+ plus years of industry related work experience
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and develop a growing team
  • SIT or PLS preferred
  • Proficiency in CAD, Least Squares Reduction and other Survey Software
  • Experience with Robotic Total Stations, GPS (including post processing).
  • Experience with scanners, drones, and other emerging technologies is desirable
  • A demonstrated record of success on ALTA, database, large boundaries, stream, topographical, inventories, and other types of surveys
  • The ideal Project Manager will have advanced understanding of; Boundary Surveys, ALTA Surveys, Leveling, Traversing, GPS, Data Collections, Legal Descriptions, Plan interpretations, along with Real Estate Documents.
  • Knowledge of legal issues and standards regarding survey projects
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient skills using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Proficient in CAD (Carlson software preferred)
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to simultaneously manage occurring tasks and shifting priorities, control project change, and generate maximum team performance in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines effectively in order to complete all components of each project with attention to details and within project deadlines


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account with employer contributions
  • Support for continuing education and training opportunities
  • Paid Time Off/Holiday Pay
  • 401K with employer contributions
  • Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help with professional goals
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