• - Survey
  • West Palm Beach, FL, USA
  • Full Time

WGI is a multidisciplinary consulting firm with thirteen offices nationwide specializing in engineering, surveying, geospatial mapping, planning, land development environmental services, architecture, and parking consulting services. In 2017, WGI ranked #252 on the ENR's list of the Top 500 Design Firms. We are seeking a Sr. Survey Manager for our West Palm Beach, Florida office.

The Sr. Survey Manager will be responsible for managing several mid-sized projects, multiple small projects, and/or larger project simultaneously; managing multiple survey crews and enforcing surveying standards; as well as marketing and client development, technical quality, profitability, staff coordination, scheduling, client communication, proposal preparation, and negotiation of scopes and fees.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Establish operational plans and review staffing levels to ensure schedule and quality on surveying and mapping projects.
  • Plan and implement procedures and systems to maximize operating efficiency.
  • Provide oversight of multiple survey / mapping teams performing Boundary Surveys, Topographical Surveys, Right of Way Surveys, Legal Descriptions, Horizontal and Vertical Control Networks, Aerial Mapping, Construction Staking, As-built Surveys and Mapping, Route Surveys, Sub-surface Utility Locating, GIS services and various mapping exhibits.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships to expand the customer / client base in the Florida region. 
  • Pursue opportunities, market clients for future projects, write proposals, participate in proposal presentations, and negotiate contracts.
  • Remain current on legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Oversee financial details and performance of all survey projects or tasks, and directly supervise office and field staff assigned to the survey group.
  • Collaborate with staff to monitor and assist in production of proposal and marketing materials to ensure consistency and clarity with our objectives.
  • Oversees multiple survey crews and office staff and provide training and mentoring.
  • Manages project budgets and schedules.
  • Quality control, oversight and review for all office survey work product
  • Makes recommendations for hiring survey staff and related personnel.
  • Handle proposals and business development efforts by interfacing with engineering staff and provide external focus to seek project opportunities in the south Florida region.

Job Qualifications Requirement:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Surveying or related physical science from an accredited college or university,
  • 15+ years of progressive experience in surveying.
  • Licensed as a Professional Surveyor (PSM) in the State of Florida, or ability to obtain licensure within 12 months. 
  • Possess exceptional oral and written communication skills, management ability, supervisory skills, and business knowledge. 
  • Demonstrate persuasion in the negotiation of critical issues.  Travel to other office locations may be required.
  • Demonstrated success in transportation survey services and large-scale public works projects strongly desired.
  • Ability to utilize computer systems as a tool to effectively manage projects.

If you have what it takes to join our growing organization and want to be part of a dedicated team,  please forward a resume, which must include salary history, and a cover letter outlining how your background and experience relate to the positon.  In return, WGI provides a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an outstanding work environment. EOE


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