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  • Survey Project Manager

    Southeastern Surveying and Mapping Corporation, founded in 1972, is a 100% employee-owned company, providing services for land surveying and mapping, subsurface utility engineering, and geographic information systems.    

    We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Survey Project Manager to join our team in our TAVARES location.

    As Survey Project Manager, you will provide overall management and direction for projects. Responsibilities include customer interface, client development, project scoping, scheduling, procurement, cost and progress monitoring, management, and reporting.   

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

    • Responsible for supervision and management of all survey activities related to conventional, GPS, and Laser Scanning surveys.
    • Ensure that all bids and estimates for work are established based on the profit and growth objectives of SSMC.
    • Create a scope of work for all projects through client negotiation and knowledge of the project which will define all the details of the project and be used as a communication tool between the Project Manager, the Field Teams, and the CAD Technicians.
    • Ensure that all letters and proposals sent out to a client, or a potential client are in the form of standard correspondence for SSMC.
    • Ensure technical and QA/QC on final product are being implemented before being submitted to a client.
    • Ensure that all RFP’s are submitted in a timely manner and that all bids and estimates for work are established based on the profit and growth objectives of SSMC.
    • Ensure that a comprehensive job packet is created consisting of research materials, scope of work, the work order, and all necessary forms to complete the project.
    • Develop comprehensive schedules for long term projects that reflect estimated time frame for completion of work based on the scope of work negotiation with the client. Prepare cost and time estimates for survey proposals.
    • Provide day to day guidance and direction to field personnel including providing feedback on performance. 
    • Provide proper training and support to field staff in survey procedures, as necessary.
    • Verify that proper research is performed on all projects prior to being released to field team.
    • Organize and document a post project meeting that will highlight any phases of the project that could have been improved either through organizational structure, communication with field and/or client, estimated scheduling and a review of the job cost (estimated to actual including a variance report).
    • Organize project folders under your direction to be purged and ready for scanned. 
    • Generate new business leads using various marketing strategies. 
    • Engage and assist in client marketing.
    • Strengthen existing client relationships.
    • Participates in and supports development of long-term goals and objectives.
    • Ability to read and interpret engineering plans and construction documents.
    • Accommodate client and job site needs by responding to all inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
    • Occasionally work in the field performing surveying tasks.
    • Carry out other duties as assigned by management.
    EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE 
    • Registered Professional Land Surveyor or ability to obtain PLS within one year. 
    • Must be Surveyor-in-Training (SIT), or Certified Survey Technician IV.
    • 2-year degree in Surveying, Engineering or 4-year degree in Engineering or related field, from an accredited vocational school, college, university or combination of experience and training which demonstrates the ability to perform the above-described duties.
    • Minimum of 5 to 10 years of managing/surveying infrastructure projects supporting state and local government agencies.
    • Perform Boundary Surveys & ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys & As-built plans.
    • Familiarity and experience in using MicroStation is required as it relates to supporting all aspects of FDOT transportation projects.
    SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES 
    • Proficient with AutoCAD, other CAD programs, and Microsoft Office suite 
    • Computer skills and technical competence.
    • Proven working experience in project management.
    • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.
    • Outstanding written and communication skills and understanding how to provide overall client/project management is a must.
    • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
    • Works with the team; contributes to positive team environment; welcomes feedback.
    • Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts and adapts to frequent change.
    • Must have the ability to communicate well with clients and other members of the project team.
    • Works with integrity and acts ethically; supports organization’s culture, goals, and values.
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 
    Requires a valid driver’s license and must maintain eligibility to drive as per the Company Vehicle policy.
    May occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
    Regularly required to sit, talk, or listen.
     
    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
     
    WORK ENVIRONMENT 
    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required to complete projects.
     
    We can make a difference, TOGETHER!  
    • Extremely Competitive Compensation!
    • Great Benefits Package!
    • Generous PTO!
    • Education Reimbursement!
    For consideration, please apply online at:
    https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bdfdb07c-3285-4b57-8da0-4883f7c67932&ccId=19000101_000001&lang=en_US

    Southeastern Surveying and Mapping Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.