Land Survey Project Manager
Company: BKF Engineers
Posted on: September 17, 2022
We are hiring a Survey Project Manager in multiple offices! The
Survey Project Manager is the daily contact point with clients,
representatives, and/or in-house Engineering Project Managers. The
Survey Project Manager is responsible for the performance of all
aspects of the firm's services for the projects assigned. This
position provides all the necessary direction, supervision,
coordination and follow-up on the work to ensure quality standards
are met, efficiency levels are maintained and the client's
satisfaction, respect and confidence are assured. Responsibilities:
Defines the project scope, prepares written proposals with the
survey group Director or Principal-in-charge (PlC), plans, prepares
and gives the oral presentation of the firm's technical
qualifications and approach to the project.
With the Director or PlC prepares the schedule, establishes a
budget, prepares a written work plan and organizes the execution of
the project. Schedules and chairs project progress and review
Monitors project progress to assure the quality of work performed,
timeliness of action, compliance with contract requirements and
control of job charges against approved budgets.
Maintains periodic contact with Director, PlC, and client to
communicate progress, resolve problems and assure client
satisfaction with the work.
Prepares written monthly progress reports for client, Director, and
Prepares monthly billing and reviews with Director or PlC prior to
submitting to client.
Controls and directs the project to a satisfactory completion.
Reviews all communications plans maps or other information prior to
submittal to client.
Prepares a project report at the end of the project and submits it
to the Director or PlC who will review and file it in the Project
Report File. Plans work schedules, conducts performance reviews and
provides input for performance reviews by survey group Director and
Identifies all extra work and changes in scope of service or
contract terms and processes necessary extra work authorizations
prior to performing work.
Attends technical and management seminars, workshops and
professional conferences to expand knowledge and skills in the
technical and management aspects of the position.
With Office Survey Supervisor ensures that the project is following
office standards and procedures. Assist with the training of
existing and new staff on appropriate activities to promote staff
growth and proficiency. Qualifications: PLS required
10+ years experience strongly preferred
High-level management experience
Education/Registration: B.S. Degree in Surveying and Mapping or
Registration as a California Professional Land Surveyor or pre-1982
Professional Civil Engineer is required.
At least eight years of surveying experience at a professional
level including at least two years experience in responsible charge
of field survey work. Without a B.S., ten years professional
experience is required. Experience must show progressively
increasing level of responsibility, especially on large, complex,
and/or difficult projects.
Should demonstrate a thorough knowledge and show experience in all
phases of land surveying including the following: legal principles
of boundary determinations, sectionalized land subdivisions,
California state plane coordinate system, California statutes
regulating the practice of land surveying and the subdivision of
land, control and geodetic surveys, aerial photogrammetric surveys,
construction staking (subdivisions, municipal improvements, heavy
construction, buildings, transportation projects, etc.), survey
accuracies and precisions, uses and capabilities and adjustments of
modern surveying instruments, and the use of office computer and
data collecting electronic surveying instruments. Must have a
knowledge of contract management, project management theories,
project scheduling and reporting, proposal writing, budget control,
communications and human resources management including a positive
management style, well developed leadership skills, and respect by
peers, clients, consultants, and subordinates.
Ability to work on and manage a variety of tasks
Ability to make formal presentations to company management,
clients, and public agencies.
Experience coordinating technical efforts of others, especially on
significant projects (long duration, large dollar value, and/or
The Survey Project Manager reports to the survey group Director,
Principal-in-Charge, and Office Manager with respect to quality of
services, schedule of staff assigned, maintenance of standards and
financial status of projects. The Project Manager's overall
performance is reviewed by the survey group director, PlC, and
firm's clients. Benefits Competitive salaries, end of year bonuses,
profit sharing, and 401k
BKF pays 100% of the premiums for medical, dental, and vision
coverage and 50% for your dependents
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for health care and dependent care
Aflac supplemental insurance option, Life insurance, Long-term
14 days of paid vacation time, 6 paid sick days, 8 paid
3 days paid bereavement, 5 days paid jury duty, 5 days paid natural
Mental health services, Wellness program, Fitness reimbursement,
Gym discounts, Farm Fresh to You discounts
Free office coffee, tea, fruit, bagels, and oatmeal
Education reimbursement, Paid annual dues for professional and
$5,000 salary increase for attaining P.E. or PLS
Company-sponsored sports teams and clubs
Annual Company Picnic for employees and their families, Casino
Themed Luncheon End of Year Celebration
Employees also have access to BKF's corporate condo in Lake Tahoe!
What makes BKF a great choice? The chance to work on iconic West
Inclusive and engaging company culture
Professional development, training and mentorship
Company funded retirement plan
Comprehensive benefits package
Employee wellness program
Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Flexible work policy and hybrid work schedule
Amazing teams of supportive and hard-working professionals
Workplace Awards: "Top Work Place" 2014 - 2021 by the Bay Area News
ZweigWhite "Best Firms to Work For" Top 100 in the U.S. 2014 -
"Best Firm to Work for North Bay" North Bay Business Journal for 8
ENR 2017 California's Design Firm of the Year BKF Engineers
provides engineering, surveying, and land planning services for
architects, commercial and residential developers, colleges and
universities, cities and counties, governmental agencies, hotels,
health care facilities, and large corporations. Headquartered in
the San Francisco Bay Area since 1915, the firm has 15 California
offices and 1 Oregon office employing 450 staff. Our project
experience includes corporate headquarters, office buildings,
healthcare facilities, sports facilities, hotels and resorts,
justice, public buildings, multi-family housing, educational
facilities, retail, industrial, parking, highways, roadways,
bridges, and light/heavy rail transit projects. Redwood City. San
Jose . San Francisco . Walnut Creek . Pleasanton . Sacramento .
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