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Survey Manager

Company: MacKay Sposito
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

MacKay Sposito is seeking a Survey Manager to lead our survey team in Vancouver, WA. In this role, you will direct the work of technical staff and provide expertise on various land surveying projects. You will also provide oversight ensuring the adherence of professional survey quality assurance, and control processes and procedures.

When you see the words "we're just like family" in a job posting, do you run for the hills? We get it. But rest assured, when we say "family" at MacKay Sposito, we don't mean your weird uncle. Think of us as your cool cousins: the ones you play ping pong and darts with at every reunion, or actually look forward to meeting for happy hour. Because we like to do all that stuff, too! (And don't even get us started on cornhole tournaments or Chili Dog Day). Yes, we're serious about our work - but we're serious about fun, too. If that sounds good to you, let's talk. Because life is too short to dread Mondays.

We intend to fill this position with a candidate who brings with them a critical and related set of skills, knowledge, and experiences that we might not already have on the team. Simply put, we are interested in finding the best candidate for the job. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in the job description. All are encouraged to apply, even those who believe they do not meet every single one of the qualifications.

Keys to Success:
Survey Management Duties
Develop and execute short and long-term strategic direction for the department.
Lead and engage Survey Department staff through effective coaching, cross-functional team-building, expectation setting, and implementing professional development.
Plan and coordinate work of office and field surveyors
Participate in business development related activities such as maintaining positive current client relationships while Identifying and securing new survey clients and work .
Stamp and certify work completed by self and/or others to satisfy legal requirements.

PLS - Project Management Duties
Direct or conduct surveys to establish legal boundaries for properties, based on legal deeds and titles.
Provide oversight for the production of Topographic Surveys, ALTA Surveys, Short Plats, Subdivision Plats and Records of Survey.
Perform QA/QC of construction staking calculations and staking work, and communicate with contractors.
Write descriptions of property boundaries for use in deeds, leases, or other legal documents.
Research records and develop work plans for survey projects.
Coordinate with survey crews to achieve project goals.
Maintain current knowledge of local, state, case and federal laws as they pertain to survey projects.
Manage survey projects, monitor project budgets and review invoices and billing charges related to survey projects.
Provide scope and fee proposals for surveying services.

Qualifications:
10+ years combined experience in both field and office land surveying.
Bachelor's Degree in Surveying or Geomatics.
Professional Licensed Surveyor with a license in good standing in the State of Washington required.
Supervisory experience required.
Strong communication skills and capable of mentoring and training other technical staff.
Must be a highly motivated individual with strong attention to detail.
Land Development and platting experience required.
Experience with Civil 3D.
Current valid driver's license and ability to be insured to drive company vehicles is required.

What You'll Gain From Working Here:
Employees of MacKay Sposito are united by our drive for excellence, our passion for innovation, and the responsibility we take for our clients' success. We also like to sprinkle in a bit of fun. This combination makes MacKay Sposito an enjoyable and rewarding place to work.

Our Values
At MacKay Sposito, we're serious about our work, but we don't take ourselves too seriously. We have a unique and diverse mix of employees who enjoy each other's company. In addition to having first-rate technical skills, we search out people who are friendly, honest and dedicated to their work.

We believe firmly in the principle of constructive candor - always telling the client everything they need to know to make fully informed decisions. By creating a positive, committed and supportive environment, we're able to challenge our people to be the best that they can be, and to celebrate every success.

About MacKay Sposito:
With a diversified portfolio of business segments including civil engineering, landscape architecture, land surveying, construction management, environmental services, and entitlement and planning services, coupled with our strategic mix of public and private clients, we are well-positioned for stability and growth.

MacKay Sposito is about building lasting relationships and strong communities, whether it's connecting public and private sectors, helping our clients plan and design a complex mixed-use master plan development, powering a remote rural outpost, or improving a city's facilities.

At our core, we're committed to honesty, dedication, and relationships. These pillars make up the foundation of how we treat our people, and ultimately our clients.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are also an E-Verifying employer.

Successful employment at MacKay Sposito requires passing a pre-employment background check and drug screening.

Keywords: MacKay Sposito, Vancouver , Survey Manager, Executive , Vancouver, Washington

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