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Project Surveyor

Helena, MT · Architecture/Engineering
Seeking a Project Surveyor to join our team! We are looking for an individual to provide land surveying services for a variety of private and public projects across Montana. This role consists of completing surveying projects by organizing and controlling project elements.
Essential Functions of the Job
  • May serve at the direction of the Project Manager, Senior Engineer, or Principal.
  • Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management.
  • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements; reviewing bids from contractors.
  • Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards; completing technical studies; preparing cost estimates.
  • Confirms product performance by designing and conducting tests.
  • Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements.
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.
  • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan and schedule changes; recommending actions.
  • Controls project costs by approving expenditures; administering contracts.
  • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains project database.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Analysis, Design Skills, Project Management, Process Improvement, Technical Understanding, Documentation Skills, Safety Management, and Supervision.
  • Design skills and technical understanding of land surveying fields that may include:
    • transportation related engineer design surveying
    • water distribution and treatment design surveying
    • sewer collection and treatment design surveying
    • storm water drainage , including hydrology and hydraulics
    • all Professional Land Survey discipline related projects (i.e. Land Title Surveys, etc.)
  • Skill and experience in the project management process.
  • Knowledge of surveying related support services that may include engineering, geotechnical practices, material testing, permitting requirements, and construction management/inspection.
  • Knowledge of safety management practices and ability to direct a project team in safety related practices.
  • Ability to supervise other professionals and manage sub-contracted service contractors.
  • Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Communication and writing skills.
  • Documentation skills.
  • Ability to write and review contract documents and specifications.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with coworkers and clientele in a team-oriented environment.
  • Capability to conduct public relations activities required for projects which may include client contact, city and county governments, state agencies, federal agencies, and public meetings.
Required Education and Experience
B.A. or B.S. in Land Surveying preferred, Licensed Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) preferred, minimum of 4 years of land surveying experience, including LSI experience.
Physical Demands (if any):
Field operations may include walking and standing for extended periods of time and/or lifting equipment in excess of 50 lbs.
Work Environment:
Project Surveyors can be located in any of the offices and/or in temporary field offices operating for extended periods of time. Must be prepared for both the office environment and field operations.
Thank you,

Kodi Miller
Talent Scout
AKP Recruiting

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