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Principal Surveyor

Job Order ID 3458
Province/State New Jersey

Posted Date 11/18/2019

Brief Description

The Principal Surveyor is responsible for managing all aspects of a regional survey unit, including preparing proposals, management of the staff, the project work performed by the group, the technical and professional mentorship of their staff, the allocation of manpower within the group, and the growth of the team.   This position reports to the Regional Vice President/Office Director and coordinates with the Technical Vice President.  

BD/Marketing Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for BD/Marketing of survey division in office.  

  • Assists Technical VP and Regional Director in developing new markets in local region.  

  • Assists Technical VP and Regional Director in expanding on existing markets in local region.  

  • Acts as market/division representative locally.  

  • Reviews/develops all proposals for technical division for projects managed by their office.    

  • Attends local marketing events.  

Resource/Technical Management Responsibilities:

  • Manages staff in the survey division.    

  • Supports PM’s on maintaining project schedule and budgets and acts as project executive to ensure clients’ expectations are being met.   

  • Responsible for schedule of projects managed in their office.  

  • Responsible for budgets of projects managed in their office.  

  • Responsible to ensure QA/QC process is occurring.  

  • Reports resource needs to Technical VP. Will then communicate with office director if Technical VP can’t provide them with requested needs.  

  • Performs employee reviews of their staff.  

  • Supports Technical Director in implementation of company standards.  

  • Assists in staff development and career planning.  

Financial/Accounting Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for project budgets.  

  • Assists in A/R collections.  

  • Reviews EI for office managed projects.  


Requirement Note
  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in land surveying or a related field;

  • Master’s degree preferred.    

  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in land surveying and management.  

  • PMP Certification; Registered Land Surveyor a plus.    

  • Excellent people skills for mentoring, coaching and developing professionals.  

  • Excellent attention to detail and technical written and verbal communication skills; public speaking and presentation experience strongly preferred.  

  • Able to thrive in a team focused environment and engage in creative, critical thought; takes initiative and can function at a high level on multi-disciplinary teams.   



Contact Details:
Judy Cohen
judy@execsallied.com