Project Surveyor

South Plainfield, New Jersey


Project Surveyor will assist and work directly under the Principal Land Surveyor. He/she will oversee projects and junior staff as assigned to him/her. May have to attend meetings in the office, on project site, and at client offices. Must be fully capable of directing a field crew(s), and office staff sufficiently to prepare and complete a final survey. Experience with various survey software and field to finish methods are a must. Will be held accountable for time schedules, and meeting set budgets. Will assist in proposal development, scheduling, invoicing, and client relations. Occasional field survey may be required.


  • Work directly with Principal Land Surveyor
  • Coordinate project schedules
  • QA/QC of all survey documents
  • Supervise field crews
  • Equipment and supply management
  • Budgeting and project cost control
  • Proposal preparation, billing reports, and invoicing

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • The employee must be able to lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to drive to job sites and comfortably over-see projects at those job site which includes mobility once at the job-site


  • 7+ years of experience
  • Licensed Professional Land Surveyor desireable
  • Comprehensive knowledge of surveys and field operations
  • Ability to manage staff and projects
  • Ability to assign and prioritize work
  • Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Must be able to use a desk phone and cell phone to communicate with clients


  • Experience working with MicroStation and AutoCAD software

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