Survey Project Manager

South Plainfield, New Jersey


We are seeking a Project Manager – Survey for our Surveying Department based in our South Plainfield, NJ office. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in a project-based, schedule-driven environment.


  • Be responsible for all aspects of the survey process including: technical aspects, staff management, staff scheduling, and playing a key role in identifying and closing new business.
  • Requires broad based knowledge of all phases of land surveying including boundary analysis, topography, GPS, 3D laser scanning, and construction layout services.
  • Coordinate multiple survey projects involving various survey tasks including estimating and proposal preparation.
  • Ability to provide supervision and guidance to field crews and office staff and communicate with client representatives and internal engineering project managers.
  • Have the ability to relate to clients and people at all levels of an organization.
  • Be accessible and responsive to the needs of clients.
  • Provide billing reports to management, complete invoicing and collections for projects.
  • Be committed to the ongoing training and development of the MFS Survey team.
  • Prepare and execute quality control reviews, safety and quality assurance procedures, and the final QC of all survey documents.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret drawings and the most complex documents.
  • Any other duties as assigned.
  • This position reports directly to MFS’ Principal Land Surveyor.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in land surveying, managing all types of survey projects which includes meeting with clients, budget and schedule management and coordinating field staff.
  • Must be highly professionally motivated to a high quality deliverable and possess broad-based knowledge of boundary, topographic, control and construction survey practices.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD Civil 3D and Leica LGO/Infinity, Leica robotic total stations, GPS and data collectors.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record.
  • Must be willing to travel within NJ, NY, PA and adjoining states.


  • Bachelors or Associates Degree preferred but not required.
  • Licensed Land Surveyor (PLS) or a Land Surveyor in training (LSIT).
  • Experience with NYC agencies and survey in the city.

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