Survey Project Manager

San Juan, Puerto Rico


Seeking a Project Manager for our Survey Department. Candidate should be willing to relocate to South Plainfield, NJ.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in a project-based, schedule-driven environment. This position reports directly to MFS’ Principal Land Surveyor.


  • 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.
  • Coordinates 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.
  • 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.

As a Survey PM, you will routinely visit project sites and you may still need to complete survey field work. In these roles, you will be expected to perform work year round, in varying weather conditions that may be wet, cold or hot. You may have to carry equipment and lift heavy objects. You may be required to work nights and weekends. MFS' South Plainfield office provides survey services in NJ, NY and PA, and once relocated you will be expected to work in all three states, and other locations as well.

Physical Requirements:

  • Continually required to stand, walk, and sit
  • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Continually required to talk or hear
  • Continually utilize visual acuity to operate office and field equipment
  • Frequently exposed to outside weather conditions
  • Occasionally required to bend, stoop, and kneel
  • Occasionally required to lift and carry items less than 25 pounds


  • Minimum of 7 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.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • 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 once relocated to NJ office.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Ability to complete survey field work, if needed.


  • Bachelors or Associates Degree preferred, but not required
  • Licensed Land Surveyor (PLS) or a Land Surveyor in training (LSIT)

About the Company:

MFS is #17 best places to work in NJ (NJ BIZ 2019).
MFS is #76 on the Top 100 NYC Design Firms (ENR 2019).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Notice to Third Party Agencies:

Please note that MFS, which is comprised of MFS Engineers and Surveyor, DPC, MFS Construction, LLC, MFS Consulting, LLC and MFS Consulting Engineers, CORP does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or staffing firms. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to the HR Department or any job sourcing ad of MFS, in the form of an e-mail, fax, or mail will be deemed to be the property of MFS. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a candidate without a previously signed agreement and approved engagement request from MFS' HR Department, MFS reserves the unrestricted right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without incurring any liability (financial or otherwise) to the recruiter, agency, and/or staffing firm.