Survey Manager – RLS

HILGARTWILSON, a multi-disciplined Survey, Civil Engineering, Planning, and Construction Management firm, is seeking a Survey Manager to assist with the management of current Land Survey operations and to provide leadership to the Survey Services team.

Essential Duties

  • Supervise scheduling of office staff and survey crews for multiple types of Legal Survey projects.
  • Oversee the preparation, provide appropriate quality control measures for successful completion of Boundary Surveys, Subdivision Plats, ALTA and Topographic surveys, and legal descriptions with exhibits.
  • Monitor performance of field and office surveyors to assure client receives a quality product on time and within budget.
  • Establish and maintain survey crew and survey technician procedures to ensure efficient and productive performance and accurate survey data transfer to and from the office.
  • Establish and enforce quality controls in keeping with professional standards and company policy.
  • Responsible for morale, efficiency, and individual member performance for team members.
  • Prepare survey-related proposals and contracts.
  • Staff the Survey Team as appropriate for current and anticipated workloads.
  • Network with clients/potential clients to obtain new work and ensure customer satisfaction .
  • Approve project billing and complete monthly billing reviews.


  • RLS designation; AZ strongly preferred or to be obtained within first year.
  • CFedS certification desired.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive experience in Land Surveying with 5 years experience in leadership role.
  • Thorough understanding of the analysis of title documents and boundary surveys.
  • Strong technical, organizational, leadership, and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work with clients, municipalities, contractors, etc. to maintain excellent customer relations.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation includes competitive salary commensurate with experience and year-end performance-based bonus opportunities.
  • Company benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, Short & Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, 401k, Paid Holidays, and Paid Time Off/Paid Sick Time
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