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Ayres Associates, Inc

Finding the Right Fit:

Work doesn’t feel like work when you do what you love and are passionate about your profession. That’s Ayres Geospatial to a T. Our hard-working technicians, crew chiefs, professional land surveyors, and project managers are the epitome of teamwork, support, and collaboration. And as we prepare for future growth, we invite you to join us on the journey.

Survey Crew Chief 

Survey Technician

McAdams Company

McAdams is a full-service land planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, transportation and geomatics firm located in North Carolina and Texas. We seek a partnership with our clients to create meaningful experiences through inspired design. Our employees are what makes McAdams different. We bring “experiences” to the forefront of everything we do, which takes special people.

Durham, NC Office

McAdams is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran's status, or any other legally protected status.



Geomatics Department Manager (S4) - Charlotte, NC

About Us

We are excited to share once again TranSystems has been recognized as a top 100 design firm by Engineering News-Record in 2022.   For more than 50 years, TranSystems has committed to a mission of performing engineering and architectural planning, design, and construction solution services in a manner that is both safe and in compliance with all applicable regulatory and client requirements.  At TranSystems, we have established and continue to nurture a culture that is committed to providing quality services for our clients.  We’re looking for top talent to grow with our firm.

What you'll be challenged to do:

Leads the Charlotte Geomatics Department including assisting with subsurface utility exploration (SUE) activities oversight in western North Carolina.  Responsible for working with the Raleigh and Wilmington Geomatics Department Managers and the Charlotte based Government Sector Practice Leader to profitably grow the Charlotte Geomatics operation.   Primary role also includes directing and scheduling field and office surveying staff on land surveying assignments and assisting with field operations and mapping as needed. The minimum starting salary for this role is $125,000 annually.

 Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for maintaining adequate backlog for Charlotte based survey operations.
  • Responsible for leading surveying and SUE projects for NCDOT Western Divisions and municipal and private clients in the Metrolina market.
  • Responsible for client marketing strategy and implementation for the Metrolina Market.
  • Responsible for client satisfaction through timely submission of high-quality survey projects.
  • Responsible for training Charlotte based field staff in equipment operation, maintenance, and calibration in conjunction with Raleigh and Wilmington Geomatics Department Managers.
  • Provides direction for field staff procedures and methods in conjunction with Raleigh and Wilmington Geomatics Department Managers.
  • Leads Charlotte survey field health and safety compliance in conjunction with Raleigh and Wilmington Geomatics Department Managers.
  • Performs and leads others performing survey data processing, survey computations and mapping.
  • Prepare Proposals (estimates & scope) for in house disciplines as well as existing and new clients.
  • Manage monthly billing process with Project Managers.
  • Directs the preparation of survey maps, plans, and exhibits.
  • Maintain records, prepare reports and prepares correspondence as needed related to the completion of work assignments.
  • Conform, in all respects, with applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, ordinances and other orders and adhere to all company policies, procedures and directives from supervisors.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested by management.

TranSystems is proud to be an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).

As the employer of choice, we are committed to action and strive for a company that reflects the vast diversity of our country and the communities we serve. TranSystems is committed to embracing diversity in all forms, including race, culture, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, thought and religious background. We acknowledge the impacts of prejudice and discrimination on historically underserved communities. We commit to establishing a more diverse, inclusive and positive work environment that drives innovation.

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WithersRavenel is looking for people who are passionate about collaboration, community, and client success. What is your reward for sharing your talent with us? OWNERSHIP. As a 100% employee-owned company, every employee is an owner—which adds a powerful and unique dimension to our vibrant company culture and purposeful work. 

Our employee-owners say they enjoy a lot of things about WithersRavenel, but the things most often cited are: 

  • Benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, short & long-term disability, 401(k) with company match, and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Flexible paid time off, paid holidays, paid parental leave, additional veteran and military paid time off
  • Career growth and development opportunities, including the CST Program and tuition reimbursement, mentoring program, and professional licensure reimbursement
  • Award-winning THRIVE Wellbeing program
  • Team building activities, employee sports teams, company engagement options, and social events

Bring your talent and collaborative spirit and join our team of employee-owners at WithersRavenel! 

Any NC Office

Cary, NC Office

Greensboro, NC Office

Wilmington, NC Office

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Bolton & Menk

Bolton & Menk is a premiere engineering planning and consulting firm that offers services ranging from civil engineering, transportation planning, and land surveying. We use real people and real solutions to ensure success. For over 70 years Bolton & Menk, Inc. has served public and private clients with comprehensive planning, design and construction engineering and surveying services. The employees at Bolton & Menk are seeking hard working and ambitious co-workers to join us to deliver tomorrow’s leading infrastructure projects. Bolton & Menk is employee-owned, is ranked among ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms and has over 800 employees in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, North Carolina and South Carolina.


At Bolton & Menk, we provide an exceptional Total Compensation and Benefits Package to protect our most valuable asset – our employees. We are committed to the well-being of not only our employees, but their families, too. Perks of being a Bolton & Menk employee include peace of mind with our benefits package and competitive compensation plan, flexible schedules, and career development opportunities.

Available Positions

  • Survey Field Technician-Crew Chief          Youngsville or Raleigh
  • Survey Project Manager                                 Charlotte

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Survey Crew Chief - Raleigh, NC

Conti Civil is a fourth-generation, privately owned construction leader specializing in infrastructure projects. Built on a 110+ year foundation of honesty and integrity, our company has grown and evolved with each generation to where we are today: a highly respected civil contractor for clients nationwide.

We are known for our platform of outstanding project execution. Our track record of delivering high-impact construction projects to our clients and our extraordinary commitment to our core values, employees, and communities where we work have been the foundation of our success and longevity. We strive to be the company of choice for our employees, clients, and stakeholders and have earned dozens of awards for project excellence, safety performance, and as the best place to work.

To learn more about Conti Civil LLC, visit   

What we are looking for

We are seeking a crew chief for our projects in the Raleigh, North Carolina area. The Survey Crew Chief will manage field aspects of projects and work closely in collaboration with the team.


  • Perform construction layout such as for setting lines, the layout of concrete formwork, pile layout, earthwork cut and fill layout, and as-building for the project
  • Run and supervise a one- or two-team field crew
  • Manage survey schedule and subcontractors
  • Run calculations and volume analysis
  • Prepare field notes, sketches, and photos
  • Collect and code data for topographic, utility, structural monitoring, boundary, wetlands, and other types of surveys.
  • Utilize robotic total stations, optical/digital levels, and GPS
  • Perform daily downloads of data collector files
  • Adhere to company protocols for maintenance and upkeep of survey equipment and vehicles.


  • Must have 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Must have working knowledge and be proficient with Trimble, GPS, and robotic total stations
  • Ability to travel and work on projects throughout North Carolina
  • Drainage and utility layout and conflict resolution experience
  • Complete bridge and girder layout and new road layout experience is a plus
  • Strong leadership skills, work ethic, and team-player attitude
  • Strong technical, documentation, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to identify potential conflicts and issues
  • Experience with NCDOT is preferred

What you need to know

  • Competitive Wages
  • Benefit package
  • Growth Opportunities

Conti is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment must take a pre-employment drug test and receive a negative result as a condition.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at Phone: 732-520-5000  

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Survey Project Manager - Concord and Statesville, NC

CESI is looking for a Survey Project Manager for its Concord and Statesville, NC offices to handle all project activities from start to finish, including supervising field and office personnel.

 Why Work for CESI:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Casual work environment
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Bonuses
  • 401K matching
  • Pay/Reimbursement for certifications, classes, and licensure
  • Vacation and Sick Days

 Job Snapshot:

  • Meet with both current and potential clients
  • Prepare survey proposals and contracts
  • Review and evaluate projects, with the aid of the project team
  • Communicate with the client about progress
  • Review and approve project proposals
  • Conduct final review of completed reports and maps
  • Review job cost sheets and prepare weekly or monthly billing
  • Maintain expected volume of work
  • Motivate team personnel towards excellent performance
  • Ensure charges against projects are reasonable
  • Review completed maps to GS 47-30 standards and seal
  • Adhere to design and project schedules
  • Provide adequate training, technical, administrative guidance, and instructions to team personnel
  • Meet with potential clients to expand the business
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years Project Management experience
  • Must have an NC PLS license or the ability to obtain one in 6 months
  • Must have experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Must have experience with GPS
  • Must understand mapping concepts
  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in surveying or civil engineering preferred
  • Authorized to work in the United States

Company Description:

CESI is a 100% employee-owned company with a great team of welcoming and experienced individuals. We are committed to ensuring our employees have a healthy work-life balance, and we strive to encourage employees to be their best. We can offer a casual and inviting environment where employees can thrive. Since 1978, CESI has been providing Civil Engineering, Geotechnical, and Surveying services across North Carolina and other areas.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. CESI is an equal-opportunity employer.

University of Florida

AST DIR Educ/Training Programs - Main Campus (Gainesville, Florida)

Job Description:

Design, develop, and implement workforce development plans and training programs for existing surveying and mapping technicians seeking to advance their careers in the field.

Develop a robust outreach (Extension) program aimed at recruiting and training surveying/mapping technicians and professionals. Efforts will focus on those who are not currently in the industry, but express interest in surveying and mapping careers, as well as those who are currently employed in the industry but wish to advance in their field. Work with state of Florida colleges and UF academic advisers and recruiters to introduce prospective students to surveying and mapping as a means to build additional workforce capacity for the profession in Florida.

Oversee programming and educational development for high school students to learn about career opportunities in surveying and mapping, as well as prepare them for entry-level field work in surveying and mapping.

Work closely with the professional surveying community to reach relevant audiences and create training opportunities to expand the workforce available to surveying businesses. Explore certification opportunities to provide participants with credentials that ensure basic levels of competence and familiarity with surveying and mapping practice.

Regular program evaluation to ensure the quality of educational programs meet industry needs and standards, and to ensure progress is being made toward workforce development goals.

Minimum Requirements:

Master's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and four years of relevant experience.

A master’s or higher degree plus 10 years of relevant demonstrated experience in the field of surveying, mapping, and/or geospatial analysis or a doctorate. Professional surveying experience in areas such as boundary surveying, field data acquisitions, global navigation satellite systems, geodesy, cadastral principles, remote sensing, or photogrammetry, is preferred.  Candidates should have demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication, interpersonal relationships, forming and working in partnership with industry, agencies, and organizations.  Candidates are expected to be supportive of the Land-Grant system mission.  Candidates are also expected to have a commitment to IFAS core values of excellence, diversity, global involvement, and accountability.  A Professional Surveyor license, demonstrated ability to procure extramural funding to support Extension programming, and demonstrated involvement in surveying outreach activities (e.g., organizing training, workshops, or conferences) are desirable and preferred qualifications.

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Department of Public Works Town of Chapel Hill

Surveyor - Chapel Hill, NC

About the position:

The Public Works Department at the Town of Chapel Hill is looking for a Surveyor to join our Engineering team. This position is responsible for managing and performing a variety of surveying and civil engineering design services for the Engineering Department and acquiring property for Town improvement and construction projects.

  • Three years of progressive experience in surveying and one year within Civil Engineering. At least one year of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of civil engineering practices; civil, mechanical, and structural drafting; surveying methods and practices; and experience in contract administration and project management. 

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Booth & Associates

Survey Technician – Raleigh Office

Occupational Summary: 

We are a consulting engineering firm that specializes in providing a full range of engineering, surveying, and project management services to the electric utility industry.  We are currently looking for a qualified Survey Technician to join our team.  Your prior field experience on survey crews, especially in the role of party chief, is preferred.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work with survey party in support of company's engineering practices and property work.
  • Conduct land records research to obtain maps, plans, plats, deeds and all necessary documents for field surveys.
  • Process survey data and prepare base drawings as needed.
  • Work with different Company departments, contractors’ vendors, and clients.
  • Develop and maintain complete records of survey party work performed, including time and expenses incurred.

Position requirements include:

  • Ability to review specifications with Engineering and/or Supervising Surveyor to prepare the best method for completing the field work in an efficient manner.
  • Ability to operate independently in the field to accomplish survey and staking functions.
  • Ability to effectively interface with clients, contractors, and property owners.
  • Completion of Survey Technology curriculum preferred.
  • Prior experience as a Survey Party Chief preferred.
  • Prior experience in boundary, property, and topographic surveying as well as construction staking preferred.
  • Prior experience with COGO, and survey software preferred.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience and working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation.
  • Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook preferred
  • Extensive travel outside Wake County
  • Valid N.C. Driver’s License with a clean driving record.
  • The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma minimum, Associate Degree in Applied Sciences – Geomatics Technology preferred. 

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Survey Party Chief - Raleigh, NC

McGill is a civil engineering firm fostering long-term relationships with the communities that we serve in North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Virginia since 1984. We pride ourselves on transforming the communities where we live and work and our employees are critical to our success. Compensation, benefits, and paid time off help our employees maintain a healthy work/life balance and we are proud to offer competitive salaries, bonuses and a generous benefit package. This position will support projects throughout North Carolina, typically within 1.5 hours of their respective McGill office, but overnight travel is required.


  • Collect field survey data via collection systems (examples: robotic total station, digital and auto levels, GPS instruments)
  • Digitally document all phases of work through field notes, daily reports, and other project documentation
  • Analyze and interpret public records and research (examples: deeds, plans, utility records, and other pertinent documents related to land development)
  • Ensure accurate control networks and topographical locations
  • Ensure proper care and maintenance of equipment and vehicles
  • Communicate with the public as needed
  • Communicate/collaborate with McGill staff as needed
  • May supervise field personnel


  • High school diploma or GED minimum and 5+ years of professional land surveying experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, a good driving record and the ability to obtain security clearance
  • Must have the physical ability to work outdoors in all weather for extended periods of time and be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to travel and work on projects throughout North Carolina and the surrounding states


  • Competitive salary and performance bonuses
  • Employer paid health, dental, vision, disability, & life insurance for employee
  • Paid time off including vacation, sick leave, & holidays

McGill Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. We conduct pre-employment drug screens and background, credit, and motor vehicle checks in accordance with all federal and state statutes. We will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. All McGill Associates' facilities comply with the American with Disabilities Act. Persons with hearing and/or speech impairments may contact McGill Associates by dialing 711 to access the State Relay Service for TTY/TDD. Candidates with limited English proficiency may discuss employment opportunities with the help of an interpreter by calling 828.252.0575.

Applicants can send resumes directly to

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

At Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), every member of our team has a personal stake in ensuring the success of our clients.  As employee-owners of the firm, we are all personally accountable for building lasting relationships and delivering outstanding results.  We put people first, whether that’s our clients, our employees, or our community.  It’s why we listen more and work harder to understand the unique needs of our clients.  And it’s why we prioritize the career development of every individual on our team.  People are why we do this, and why we love what we do.  We are at our best when we work together.  That means bringing together a diverse team of talented, passionate, multidisciplinary experts to work closely alongside clients to create comprehensive solutions to complex problems.  We believe that by working together, no problem is insurmountable.

Current openings:

About Us

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture.  Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success.  You will work on diverse projects while providing high-quality service to our clients. 

In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental, and vision insurance, short and long-term disability, and tuition assistance.  Join our team where your contribution matters.

CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


OR/WA Bureau Of Land Management

Land Surveying Positions 

  • Applications are being accepted. Click Here for More Details and to Apply
  • There are several grades available depending on the applicant's experience.
  • The open dates for applications are from September 18, 2023, through October 27, 2023.
  • Some travel will be required.

Summit Design and Engineering


Survey Project Manager – Fayetteville, NC

Moorman, Kizer & Reitzel, Inc., Fayetteville’s oldest and largest civil engineering and land surveying company is currently seeking a Survey Project Manager.  This position offers an excellent opportunity for career advancement.

Job Requirements

  • 3-5 years’ experience
  • PLS in North Carolina or the ability to obtain the licensure within 6 months
  • Proficient in survey computations
  • Proficient in office and field procedures
  • Perform quality control of all survey documents, including survey plans, record plats, descriptions and review of title commitment reports
  • Assist with direction and monitoring of multiple survey crews
  • Experience with AutoCADD Civil 3D and GPS surveys
  • Experience in subdivision design is a plus
  • Able to prioritize and multi-task numerous survey projects
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Must have valid drivers license

Moorman, Kizer & Reitzel, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefit program including:

  • Signing Bonus to Qualified Applicants
  • Competitive Salary
  • Health  & Life Insurance
  • 4-Day Work Week
  • Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave & Holidays
  • Paid Bereavement
  • Limited Out of Town/Travel Requirements

Please send resume and salary requirements to  Please note that our website ( is currently undergoing maintenance and upgrades.


Land Survey Field Coordinator - Norfolk, VA


The City of Norfolk's Department of Public Works is currently seeking an experienced Engineering Technician IV- Land Survey Field Coordinator within the Division of Surveys.  This position will be responsible for completing technical field and office land surveying assignments.

The Department of Public Works builds, maintains and operates the physical facilities that support and enhance the lives of Norfolk's citizens, businesses and visitors, including the City's Street Network, Traffic Management System, Storm Water System, Waste Management and Recycling Systems

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinates and manages land survey field office projects
  • Gathers and prepares documents and information necessary for accurate land boundary and topographic surveys and assists field crews as needed.
  • Prepares land survey drawings and exhibits utilizing land records and deeds and field evidence.
  • Performs area and boundary calculations for parcels 
  • Assists with the management of city horizontal and vertical control network data
  • Assists with the drafting of parcel linework for updates and corrections in tax mapping
  • Reviews plans, performs courthouse research, and performs other office and land surveying and mapping duties as directed by supervisor
  • Assists field crews as needed.


Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency.  


  • Coursework in land surveying, CAD, math, engineering, and/or law

  • Three years' experience in land surveying and land survey drafting 

Additional Information & Requirements

Work Location: 810 Union Street, Suite 750, Norfolk, VA 23510
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:30 pm; 40 hours per week every week

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Survey Instrument Operator (Transportation Engineering Technician IV) - Baltimore, Maryland

SALARY: $50,392 - $80,551 Annually

JOB TYPE: Full Time


AGENCY: Maryland State Highway Administration

OPENING DATE: 07/10/2023      CLOSING DATE: 08/08/2023


The State Highway Administration’s (SHA) Office of Highway Development is recruiting for a Survey Instrument Operator (Transportation Engineering Technician IV) position in Baltimore City. This position is open to anyone who meets the minimum and selective qualifications listed below. This is a position specific recruitment. The resulting list of eligible candidates will be used to fill this vacancy or function only. You will need to reapply for any future recruitment conducted for this job classification.
Nature of work: The main purpose of this position is to operate and maintain all the various conventional, electronic, and computerized survey instruments, equipment, and materials such as: Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), digital levels, and electronic Total Stations used to perform land surveying field operations. The surveys being performed include, but are not limited to: Control Establishment, Topographic Mapping, Hydrographic Surveys, Construction Stakeouts, Baseline Stakeouts, Right of Way Stakeouts, and Boundary Surveys.  The equipment used will include conventional and robotic total stations, Windows Mobile compatible data collectors with TDS Survey Pro, Carlson SurvCE, and Leica Geosystems surveying software, Survey Grade GNSS equipment for Real Time Kinematic (RTK) or Real Time Network (RTN) surveys, localizations, conventional post-processed Static GPS Sessions, as well as conventional and electronic levels. The Survey Instrument Operator is responsible for maintaining the field notes being kept daily and transcribing this information into the final field book. As the second in authority on the Survey Crew, this position is also required to perform all the duties of the Crew Chief in their absence.

MDOT offers a generous and competitive benefits package. You can learn about our amazing benefits here: MDOT Benefits Guide.   

“The State Highway Administration (SHA) has been named a Training magazine Training APEX Awards winner for the fourth consecutive year."  


Education:  Graduation from a standard high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience:  Five (5) years of experience in technical engineering related work in the areas of design, traffic, construction, materials testing, engineering surveys, maintenance, or planning.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATION: Two and a half (2.5) years of experience in field surveys, with the use of total stations, digital and/or automatic levels, and data collectors.

This statement contains a selective qualification, which is more focused in scope than the minimum qualifications for this classification.  Selective qualifications are utilized when the position requires specific or additional bona fide occupational qualifications (i.e., knowledge, skill, or ability).  

Preferred Qualification:
The ideal candidate should have the following:   

  • Experience with field calculators, computers, and Microsoft Office Suite.
    Proficient in establishing traverse, route and angle point locations and computing.
  • Proficient in traverse surveying. 
  • Ability to produce neat and legible field sketches in a survey book.
  • Experience with proper use, routine maintenance, and periodic adjustment of all assigned survey and safety equipment.

1. Applicants may substitute education in a civil engineering curriculum at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience, up to a maximum of three years.
2. Applicants who possess an associate's degree in either Engineering, Construction Management or Surveying or Surveying Technology from an accredited community college, college or university are considered to have met two years of the five-year experience requirement.

Licenses & Certifications

Candidate must possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the state of Maryland. 

Additional Information

Special Requirements: 
Must be able to travel anywhere in the state, Monday through Friday.  

Physically capable of carrying equipment, routinely up to 50 lbs., climbing hills and rough terrain, swinging a maul or brush axe and being outdoors in all types of weather conditions.

TO APPLY: All applicants must submit an application online at (use of this option allows the application to be saved). Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. To receive credit for your work history and credentials you must list the information in the online DTS-1 application form. You may refer to a resume only to expand on information offered in the body of the online DTS-1 application. The selected candidate may be subject to background and reference checks. A conviction is not an automatic disqualification from employment. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.


Assistant Division Chief, Land Surveyor - Baltimore, Maryland

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration's (MDOT SHA) Office of Highway Development (OHD), Plats and Survey's Division (Baltimore City) is recruiting for an Assistant Division Chief, Land Surveyor (Transportation Engineering Manager II) position. This position is open to anyone who meets the minimum and selective qualifications listed below. This is a position specific recruitment. The resulting list of eligible candidates will be used to fill this MDOT SHA position or function only. You will need to reapply for any future recruitment conducted for this job classification.

The Assistant Division Chief (ADC) is responsible for managing the overall operations of the Plats and Surveys Division (PSD). The incumbent will require extensive knowledge of the principals and practices of land surveying and their direct application in support of MDOT SHA transportation projects.  This position functions with a high degree of independence and reports directly to the PSD Division Chief. 

This position is responsible for managing field crews, area engineers, and team leaders in the activities necessary to collect and process field data, research, and analyze cadastral data, and prepare plats suitable for acquisition under the COMAR Real Property article 3-108.  The land survey information that is collected and analyzed by PSD and/or consultants is processed and provided to MDOT SHA’s design production managers and consultant engineers for their use in the development of design studies, plans, and other documents for transportation projects.  The ADC is also responsible for training and development of all PSD staff as well as succession planning for the division. 

MDOT offers a generous and competitive benefits package.


EDUCATION: Possession of a bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited college or university.

EXPERIENCE: Eight (8) years of experience in professional engineering, including one (1) year of supervisory or consultant management experience. 

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS:  Four (4) years of experience in plat preparation or land surveying, management of a plat preparation team and/or land surveying production team.

This statement contains a selective qualification, which is more focused in scope than the minimum qualifications for this classification.  Selective qualifications are utilized when the position requires specific or additional bona fide occupational qualifications (i.e., knowledge, skill, or ability). No substitutions are allowed for a Selective Qualification.


The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Good customer relations skills
  • Experience using computers and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) are desirable.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written.
  • Ability to interpret plans and specifications. 
  • Knowledge of current survey tools, software, CADD, GPS, and GIS.


1. Additional work experience in professional engineering, or in technical engineering at the journey level or above, may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required education.

2.  Possession of a master's degree in engineering may be substituted for one year of the non-supervisory experience.

3. Persons currently registered as Professional Engineers in the state of Maryland, or in a state with comparable requirements, are considered to have met the education requirements.

Licenses & Certifications

Candidates must possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the state of Maryland.

Current Maryland Professional Land Surveyor License or be registered as a Land Surveyor in a state with comparable requirements acceptable to Maryland Professional Land Surveyors.  Applicants must be in good standing with their state's professional registration board.  Candidates registered in another state must obtain their Maryland Professional Land Surveyor's License within one year of being appointed into the position.

Additional Information


Ability to travel statewide and stay overnight.

Ability to work extended hours to oversee and manage resources and/or projects.

All applicants must submit an application online. Click Here to Submit


Professional Surveyor/Project Manager (PLS) - Cary, NC

As one of the leaders in the department, the Professional Surveyor (PLS) will be responsible for fostering and growing client relationships and developing and monitoring project scope, budget, schedule, and quality control for survey projects from the proposal stage through final deliverables.

This person will be charged with providing oversight of survey activities to ensure assignments meet performance goals, effectively coordinating and communicating with other project team members, and providing detailed instruction to survey support personnel.  Experience with private development and municipal projects desirable. NCDOT and transportation project experience a plus. 

Primary responsibilities include (but not limited to) the following:

  • Compiling and researching projects as needed prior to starting work.
  • Analyzing deeds and researching materials for the production of the survey.
  • Assuring that all projects stay on schedule and within budget and discussing any issues/discrepancies with Supervisor if needed.
  • Coordinating with the field crew supervisor your project needs and working with field staff to assure the desired product from the field.
  • Prioritizing projects and their schedules for yourself and staff.
  • Coordinating QA/QC scheduling.
  • Monitoring each project to ensure that client is satisfied with service and product and that all aspects of the scope have been performed fully and correctly.

 Requirements for the position:

  • 5+ years’ experience in surveying and project management
  • Licensed Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) in the State of North Carolina.
  • Experience with MicroStation and GEOPAK including NCDOT or equivalent transportation surveying project management experience and familiarity with NCDOT Location & Surveys processes and standards. Subsurface Utility 
  • Engineering experience a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s license with approved/acceptable driving history required.

 About DRMP

DRMP is a multi-discipline firm serving clients in the public, private and industrial sectors in the development of infrastructure for the community-at-large and has been in business since 1977. DRMP currently employs 500 employees in 19 office locations spread strategically across our service areas. Today, DRMP is ranked among Engineering News-Record’s “Top 500 Design Firms” in the United States and has received numerous awards locally and nationally for project achievements. As we continue to grow, we seek to add talented and motivated professionals to work on exciting projects while maximizing their personal growth potential.

DRMP is where talent and a strong work ethic are rewarded by opportunity and advancement in a company poised for strategic growth.

  • DRMP Offers
  • Excellent compensation package
  • Outstanding holiday and paid-time-off programs
  • 401(k) Plan and Match
  • Career Path Development Program (Management & Technical Career Tracks)
  • Mentorship Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental Leave
  • Competitive health and dental insurance premiums
  • Variety of voluntary benefit options
  • Short-Term Disability/Long-Term Disability
  • Company-furnished life insurance
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • and More

For more information about this opportunity, please email Megan Weston, Talent Acquisition Manager at DRMP.


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