PC #415 Survey Manager

  • Prestressed - Precast Concrete Design Build
  • Illinois


The Survey Manager plans, directs, oversees and coordinates all aspects of work for the survey team and related staff. Position requires a thorough knowledge of Surveying and Engineering terminology and procedures related to Geometry Control and Surveying. The Survey Manager reports to the Operations Manager and acts as first-line supervisor for all survey staff.


  • Lead employees in the completion of daily tasks and survey activities.
  • Effectively operate all types of surveying instruments including automatic levels, transits, electronic distant measuring devices, level rod, measuring tape, etc.
  • Gather all necessary information needed by field crews and information needed to properly conduct the survey in the most time-efficient manner and assign tasks to crew members.
  • Supervise, teach and train subordinates as leader of the survey team.
  • Direct and give instructions to the survey crew on each assignment, suggesting efficient approaches.
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment needed by survey crews.
  • Prepare and review survey/geometry control work to ensure proposed surveys meet project needs, surveying specifications, and regulatory requirements.
  • Accurately track, plan, and document the lifecycle process of all survey and geometry control data for bridge segments throughout the project(s).
  • Consult with management, contractors, field personnel, and other project staff on survey matters to provide accurate information and effective solutions.
  • Effective communication, problem-solving, accurate note-taking, recording survey measurements, descriptive data, drawings, and sketches are necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, surveying/geomatics, construction management or related field. (Sufficient Survey/Geometry Control experience may be substituted).
  • Minimum of 5 years managing/surveying infrastructure projects.
  • Segmental Bridge experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and project plans.
  • Ability to effectively plan and allocate resources.
  • Strong communication, organization and project management skills.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must have solid computer skills.

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